John Cooper Clarke: 'Poetry is not something you have to retire from'
The one-time Bard of Salford talks to Tim Adams about life in Essex, the state of our high streets and why Pam Ayres was an inspiration
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Editing Binaries: Easier Than It Sounds
Editing binaries is a trick that comes in handy a few times a year. You don’t often need to, but when you do, there’s no alternative. When I mention …
24 days ago
How Social Media Affects Our Self-Perception
Not long ago, a friend of mine deleted her Instagram account. I couldn’t understand why one would ever do such a thing, so I asked and her....
4 weeks ago
R.I.P. Tony Benn – 1925~2014
Red Molotov's tribute to one of the greatest politicians who ever lived.
4 weeks ago
The socialism of humanity: A tribute to Tony Benn
"If we can find money to kill people, we can find money to help people," he said once.
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5 weeks ago
Tim Cook Soundly Rejects Politics of the NCPPR, Suggests Group Sell Apple’s Stock
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apple  politics 
6 weeks ago
Enemy within: The network of Britons who spied for Hitler during Second World War
To his circle of fervent recruits, he was “Jack King” – the Gestapo’s man in England. While Britons rallied to war against Hitler in 1940, the masterful Nazi agent toured the country signing up those who could be trusted to show their loyalty to the Fatherland when the time came.
news  war  nazi 
6 weeks ago
The early days of 25 websites
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest: 10 things you didn't know about the film
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Eve: The most thrilling boring game in the universe
a group of good citizens. Spying, scamming and smack-talking were
culture  gaming 
7 weeks ago
So, I actually cleared my massive Steam backlog...
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gaming  reddit 
7 weeks ago
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Welcome to the home of the space trading and combat game Flatspace.
gaming  indie 
7 weeks ago
The Echo Effect: How Repeating People's Words Improves Social Interaction
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Instructions For A Bad Day
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A peek inside the camera bags of professional photographers
A peek inside the camera bags of professional photographers
camera  photography 
7 weeks ago
Sir David Attenborough's Alternative CURLING Commentary
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video  youtube 
8 weeks ago
Changing attitudes about remarriage help create a new Japanese word: maru ni
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8 weeks ago
Roguelikes Breakdown
Welcome to the world of Roguelikes. Where games have evolved focusing on mechanics instead of graphics.
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The blog posts will have no titles. The photos will be random. No text either. Just great photos. (BTW, this is going to be your favorite blog)
photography  design 
8 weeks ago
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