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by bindeweede
Mon Oct 26, 2015 3:34 pm
Forum: Politics, Economics and Law.
Topic: Great Farage Demolition Job
Replies: 15
Views: 810

Re: Great Farage Demolition Job

More strong reaction to Nigel Farage’s decision to ally with a far-right party in the EU.

http://tompride.wordpress.com/2014/10/2 ... xtremists/
by bindeweede
Mon Oct 26, 2015 3:30 pm
Forum: Pseudoscience.
Topic: Spontaneous Baby Combustion.
Replies: 7
Views: 551

Re: Spontaneous Baby Combustion.

Well, would you Adam and Eve it? :-o
Doctors in India have ruled out ‘spontaneous human combustion’ (SHC) after a baby boy apparently burst into flames for a fourth time.
http://metro.co.uk/2013/08/22/doctors-r ... s-3933999/[
by bindeweede
Mon Oct 26, 2015 3:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area.
Topic: Wikipedia 24 hours Black-out - Read why
Replies: 35
Views: 1468

Re: Wikipedia 24 hours Black-out - Read why

Both SOPA and PIPA are postponed, apparently.
Both SOPA and PIPA have been shelved, and “no further action” will be taken until a general consensus has been made, and compromises sought.
http://www.zdnet.com/blog/btl/sopa-pipa ... yone/67622
by bindeweede
Mon Oct 26, 2015 3:25 pm
Forum: Pseudoscience.
Topic: Spontaneous Baby Combustion.
Replies: 7
Views: 551

Spontaneous Baby Combustion.

This is a couple of days old. Steven Novella on a recent case of "SHC". News reports are coming out of India of a “rare medical case” involving a newborn infant who apparently spontaneously bursts into flames. This has occurred four times so far. The baby is now in the hospital being treated for the...
by bindeweede
Mon Oct 26, 2015 3:20 pm
Forum: Politics, Economics and Law.
Topic: Labour leadership
Replies: 43
Views: 2718

Re: Labour leadership

Off on a bit of a tangent, but the new Shadow Chancellor has also promoted homeopathy in the past. Jeremy Corbyn has previously signed parliamentary motions and tweeted his backing for homeopathic treatment, while shadow chancellor John McDonnell has held events in parliament for homeopathic practit...
by bindeweede
Mon Oct 26, 2015 3:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area.
Topic: Wikipedia 24 hours Black-out - Read why
Replies: 35
Views: 1468

Re: Wikipedia 24 hours Black-out - Read why

This seems to be the original SOPA bill, for anyone who wants to wade through it.

http://judiciary.house.gov/hearings/pdf ... 203261.pdf
by bindeweede
Mon Oct 26, 2015 3:15 pm
Forum: Politics, Economics and Law.
Topic: Labour leadership
Replies: 43
Views: 2718

Re: Labour leadership

Well, Corbyn's "Honeymoon period" hasn't lasted long, not that the UK press was ever likely to grant him one. I came across this open letter last night, criticising Corbyn's support for homeopathy. http://bigthink.com/neurobonkers/an-open-letter-to-jeremy-corbyn-why-i-cant-take-a-believer-of-homeopa...
by bindeweede
Mon Oct 26, 2015 3:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area.
Topic: Wikipedia 24 hours Black-out - Read why
Replies: 35
Views: 1468

Re: Wikipedia 24 hours Black-out - Read why

Looks like there is some "re-thinking" going on.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/19/techn ... ss&emc=rss
by bindeweede
Mon Oct 26, 2015 3:05 pm
Forum: Politics, Economics and Law.
Topic: Labour leadership
Replies: 43
Views: 2718

Re: Labour leadership

So, a walk-over victory for Corbyn.

Jeremy Corbyn: 251,417 - 59.5%

Andy Burnham: 80,462 - 19%

Yvette Cooper: 71,928 - 17%

Liz Kendall: 18,857 - 4.5%
by bindeweede
Mon Oct 26, 2015 3:04 pm
Forum: Politics, Economics and Law.
Topic: Labour leadership
Replies: 43
Views: 2718

Re: Labour leadership

So... How did you vote Binde?
I voted for the one who'll probably come second.
by bindeweede
Mon Oct 26, 2015 3:01 pm
Forum: Pseudoscience.
Topic: Water scale inhibitors
Replies: 12
Views: 645

Re: Water scale inhibitors

Good result. :cheer
by bindeweede
Mon Oct 26, 2015 2:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area.
Topic: Local Authority budget cuts: impact
Replies: 1
Views: 259

Re: Local Authority budget cuts: impact

Thanks Fiona. I'll have to spend a bit of time on that.

ETA. Well, the chart on p15 is pretty stark.
by bindeweede
Mon Oct 26, 2015 2:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area.
Topic: Happy Birthday to Bindeweede
Replies: 13
Views: 733

Re: Happy Birthday to Bindeweede

Lord Muck oGentry wrote:Hi there, bw.

Happy birthday!
Thank you Your Lordship. Great to see you here - Welcome!
by bindeweede
Mon Oct 26, 2015 2:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area.
Topic: Happy Birthday to Bindeweede
Replies: 13
Views: 733

Re: Happy Birthday to Bindeweede

chaggle wrote:I'm fairly sure I wished you happy birthday on FB but I've no idea really...
No idea myself either - can't remember that far back.
by bindeweede
Mon Oct 26, 2015 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area.
Topic: Happy Birthday to Bindeweede
Replies: 13
Views: 733

Re: Happy Birthday to Bindeweede

DrS wrote:Well it's too late now even if he was ... :lol:

Happy birthday, BW :thumb:
Thanks DrS. It's over now, of course. But I think you'll probably agree, when you've had as many birthdays as we have, well, it's just another day, really. :lol:

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