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by bindeweede
Wed May 23, 2018 11:55 pm
Forum: Politics, Economics and Law.
Topic: Brexit consequences
Replies: 471
Views: 25933

Re: Brexit consequences

James O'Brien and his famous Van Driver interview.

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by bindeweede
Wed May 23, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Humour.
Topic: New cartoon thread.
Replies: 294
Views: 14288

Re: New cartoon thread.

Deliciously fake, yet so apposite.

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by bindeweede
Wed May 23, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Humour.
Topic: Bad lip reading
Replies: 1
Views: 67

Re: Bad lip reading

This one is, what's the term....trending!

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by bindeweede
Wed May 23, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Great Quotes.
Topic: "Dangerous time."
Replies: 1
Views: 35

"Dangerous time."

"Dangerous time when our country is led by those who will lie about anything, backed by those who will believe anything, based on information from media sources that will say anything. Americans must break out of that bubble and seek truth."

James Comey.

(Not just Americans??)

Via Twitter.
by bindeweede
Wed May 23, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: In The News.
Topic: The ONS and Immigration data.
Replies: 0
Views: 27

The ONS and Immigration data.

A critical article from politics.co.uk If the ONS doesn't trust its own data, then why should anyone else? This is especially important in an era when voter trust in establishment bodies has disintegrated and senior ministers openly reject the very idea that experts have a role in helping us navigat...
by bindeweede
Wed May 23, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Politics, Economics and Law.
Topic: Brexit consequences
Replies: 471
Views: 25933

Re: Brexit consequences

A new article relating to foreign investment in the UK. But the commentators are only considered sort of mildly experts, obviously, and even if reasonably reliable, we all know how dependable experts are. And the article seems to fit in directly with the thread title. Third – and largely unreported ...
by bindeweede
Wed May 23, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Alternative Medicine and Therapies.
Topic: "Black salve" as a cancer cure.
Replies: 1
Views: 36

"Black salve" as a cancer cure.

A recent article from Dr Steven Novella with almost predictable content. Helen Lawson was a nurse, so you would think that she had enough medical expertise to at least recognize rank quackery, but not when it came to her own health. At 50 she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, a serious and often te...
by bindeweede
Mon May 21, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: In The News.
Topic: Ken Livingstone resigns from Labour Party.
Replies: 0
Views: 43

Ken Livingstone resigns from Labour Party.

“After much consideration, I have decided to resign from the Labour Party. The ongoing issues around my suspension from the Labour Party have become a distraction from the key political issue of our time – which is to replace a Tory government overseeing falling living standards and spiralling pove...
by bindeweede
Mon May 21, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Harmless Diversions.
Topic: Laurel or Yanny?
Replies: 13
Views: 237

Re: Laurel or Yanny?

It is very strange. Even when I get to the very right side, I actually hear "YERRIED", or something like. If I start at Yanny, I hear Laurel after only 2 steps to the left.
by bindeweede
Sun May 20, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Politics, Economics and Law.
Topic: Brexit consequences
Replies: 471
Views: 25933

Re: Brexit consequences

That moment of horror when you realise you're in full agreement with Jeremy Clarkson on a political issue. ( :-) )

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by bindeweede
Sun May 20, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: Harmless Diversions.
Topic: Laurel or Yanny?
Replies: 13
Views: 237

Re: Laurel or Yanny?

I stumbled across a more detailed explanation, of sorts. But how come some people hear “Yanny”, when it should be “Laurel”? This may have to do with the ‘technical’ properties of the sound. Analysis of the frequencies in the sound suggests that the higher frequencies (>1000 Hz) are more like “Yanny,...
by bindeweede
Fri May 18, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: In The News.
Topic: Royal wedding 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 111

Re: Royal wedding 2018

Well, I realised a couple of days ago that my spare wooden leg urgently needs re-varnishing, and I will need to observe the drying process meticulously just in case there are technical issues to be overcome. :thumb
by bindeweede
Thu May 17, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Harmless Diversions.
Topic: Laurel or Yanny?
Replies: 13
Views: 237

Re: Laurel or Yanny?

Also listening on headphones, and it's definitely Laurel.
by bindeweede
Mon May 14, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Music And Literature.
Topic: "Gravity Begins At Home."
Replies: 0
Views: 159

"Gravity Begins At Home."

......."and secondly, I try to stress the fact that the theory of gravity is a lot of nonsense." Ivor Cutler.

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by bindeweede
Mon May 14, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Psychics and Mediums.
Topic: Bob Nygaard, America's psychic-crime fighter.
Replies: 5
Views: 640

Re: Bob Nygaard, America's psychic-crime fighter.

He's been at it again, with the article's headline very easy to predict. Psychic Zoe has not had a very good week. On 9 May the fortune-teller, whose real name is Ann Thompson, was arrested by the New York Police Department on suspicion of defrauding clients out of over $800,000. You’d think she mig...