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Man buys Starlink in the UK. Early look – night sky light pollution and all aside – pretty darn impressive:

A little something about Broughton Suspension Bridge. The original build collapsed with the 60th Rifle Corps marching across it.

‘Zoom Escaper is a tool to help you escape Zoom meetings. It allows you to self-sabotage your audio stream, making your presence unbearable to others.’

‘In 1930 the Indiana Bell building was rotated 90°.

‘Over a month, the 22-million-pound structure was moved 15 inch/hr, all while 600 employees still worked there.

‘There was no interruption to gas, heat, electricity, water, sewage, or the telephone service they provided. No one inside felt it move.’

‘Pashman and Sfoglini engineered the new shape to maximize the amount of sauce that sticks to it, make it easier to get your fork on it, and have it feel good when you bite into it.’

Rankin heads up new four-part series the Great British Photography Challenge. To be broadcast on BBC Four and iPlayer this summer.

‘The last time the Suez Canal was blocked, a utopian communist micronation was formed… they were there for eight years and developed a separate society with its own Olympic Games.’

Making websites work without motion first:

@media (prefers-reduced-motion: no-preference) {
/* animation styles go here */

Tintype portraits of the cast of Little Women. This would have been the closets photography technology of the day for when the film is set:

‘After getting his second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at a clinic at Berkshire Community College, Yo-Yo Ma got out his cello and performed a 15-minute impromptu concert for the others folks at the clinic.’

I suppose if you are paying the sort of prices to travel in this sort of class, this is the template for how to complain:

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