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BBC coverage of IPCC climate report criticised for sceptics' airtime

The BBC has been criticised for its coverage of the most comprehensive scientific study on global warming yet published. Prominent climate experts have accused the corporation of bias towards "climate sceptics" at the expense of mainstream scientists.<p>According to John Ashton, formerly the top …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

Google Will Soon Launch Google Web Designer, A Free HTML5 Development Tool For Creating Web Apps, Sites And Ads

Google will soon launch Google Web Designer, an HTML5 development tool for “creative professionals.” The service, Google says, will launch within “the coming months” and is meant to “empower creative professionals to create cutting-edge advertising as well as engaging web content like sites and …

Space Suit of the Week Archive - The Fox Is Black

HI LOS ANGELES! What are you doing tonight? Tonight is the opening for <i>SPACE! The Gallery Show</i> – a group art show curated by artist Mike Mitchell at …

The first successful ascent of Everest 60 years ago – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2013/may/23/mount-everest-first-successful-ascent-in-pictures<p>720<p>A new book published by the Royal …

To Orbit and Back Again: How the Space Shuttle Flew in Space (Springer Praxis Books)

The Space Shuttle has been the dominant machine in the U.S. space program for thirty years and has generated a great deal of interest among space …

Fantastic Mr Feynman

This Sunday sees the broadcast of Chris Riley’s wonderful account of the life of one of the great thinkers & polymaths of our time, Richard Feynman. …