Car of tomorrow

Just look at this car. It looks like it belongs in the Jetsons or one of those ‘world of tomorrow’ articles in a 1950’s edition of Popular Mechanics. There is also something unmistakeably French about it. In fact it is a Panhard CD from 1964 and it was designed to take on the Ferraris, Cobras

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So you think you can dance?

Tonight is the final of So You Think You Can Dance, billed as the search for Britain’s favourite dancer. The contestants aren’t bad I guess but for one of the most amazing dance routines ever filmed take a look at this clip from the finale of the 1943 musical Stormy Weather. This film featured, among

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TalkTalk declares email bankruptcy

Looks like TalkTalk just declared email bankruptcy: Dear customer, Thank you for getting in touch with TalkTalk Customer Relations. We have received an unprecedented amount of email enquiries and unfortunately are unable to respond to your email. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and look forward to returning to our normal level of service as

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OMG Whale Sharks!

Holy crap. I need a flight to Japan immediately. This beautiful video was shot by Jon Rawlinson at the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium — the second largest aquarium in the world. According to the Wiki: The main tank called the ‘Kuroshio Sea’ holds 7,500-cubic meters (1,981,290 gallons) of water and features the world’s second largest acrylic

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Red Bull BC One

On Wednesday, the 2009 Red Bull BC One international breakdancing competition will be held at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. This is the first time I have heard of this competition but it’s been running since 2004 and apparently tickets for this year’s competition sold out in 30 minutes. It is a knockout tournament

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Cool.  Just received notification my new t-shirts have shipped from Last Exit to Nowhere.  Can you recognise them without clicking through to the site?

Death of traditional media?

Another year, another forecast of the death of traditional media. “Digital guru” Clay Shirky says: If you pick a magazine at random, it will not interest you. For people who care about quality, it’s easier to find it online. If it’s a highly qualified niche magazine, something aimed at surgeons or firefighters, it’s going online.

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