Month: May 2006

links for 2006-05-31

ABC News: Why Is the Best Sunscreen Blocked by FDA? Make sure your suntan lotion contains Mexoryl, which protects against wrinkle-causing UVAs – unless you live in the US where it has not yet been approved by the FDA and

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The answers to yesterday’s language quiz

Here are the answers to yesterday’s language quiz, taken from the Never Mind The Full Stops TV show. the host said the correct answer was roofs, but that he would accepted rooves as weel, because rooves was correct but had

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links for 2006-05-26

Second Hand Songs ‘Find out who performed the original version of a particular song, or who covered that song.’ (tags: database music cover song audio) BBC NEWS | Technology | Smart sites to power semantic web A good article summing

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Never Mind The Full Stops – ep. 3 – 25 May 2006

Never Mind The Full Stops is a new panel quiz show on the use and abuse of the English language, hosted by Julian Fellowes and airing on Thursday nights on BBC4. I find it a tad slow and enjoy recording

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links for 2006-05-25

What Causes Urine Odor: urine odor remover, urine odor removal, urine stain removal, urine odor ‘the uric acid crystals are extremely insoluble and remain tightly bonded to the surface […] any type of moisture will reactivate those remaining crystals and

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links for 2006-05-24

BBC NEWS | Technology | Privacy worries over web’s future ‘Depending on which sources the semantic web references, it could gather together health records, lists of recent purchases or even contact details, that would build a more complete picture of

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I am going to my first Eurovision Song Contest

Leaving in a few hours for Athens. Yes, for the Eurovision Song Contest, my very first time. I could not be more excited. The weather is gorgeous, I am told. Just as well, because I threw some flip-flops and shorts

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Germany wins, Sweden runner-up at Retro Bar ‘Douze Points’

Results from last night’s ‘Douze Points‘ Eurovision Song Contest annual pre-selection competition at Retro Bar, London: Germany Sweden Greece Slovenia Iceland Belgium Romania United Kingdom Russia Finland Malta Estonia Denmark Bosnia and Herzegovina Spain Norway and Croatia (joint) Monaco France

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links for 2006-05-11

Never Mind the Full Stops starts on Thursday 11 May 2006 at 10.30PM on BBC Four Grammatical panel quiz show ‘based around the idiosyncrasies of the English language […] Teams must grapple with grammatical challenges, decipher different dialects, display their

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links for 2006-05-04

Unlock Your Mobile: Unlock the Savings | UK’s only money saving expert Instructions and websites that offer free unlocking for most Nokia phones and other manufacturers. And no, it is not illegal – that’s a common misconception. (tags: mobile cellphone

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I am on first-name terms with all five Girls Aloud

Nadine Coyle, Sarah Harding, Nicola Roberts, Cheryl Tweedy and Kimberley Walsh. There. I can name all five members of Girls Aloud without looking it up. The problem is I don’t want to be able to. I’d like my memory slots

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