John Mabbott

10 Flips | 1 Magazine | @ramblingjohn | Keep up with John Mabbott on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “John Mabbott”

Chris Robshaw: the country's rugby reputation is at stake

England rugby captain Chris Robshaw says the team "can't sit around feeling sorry for themselves", following their defeat against France, as the country's rugby reputation is at stake<p>England captain Chris Robshaw said the team couldn't "sit around feeling sorry for [itself]" following their narrow …

Weekly Photography Challenge - Winter Weather Photography

Digital Photography

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Transport disruption as storm hits UK before Christmas – live blog

Summary<p>We'll close the blog now although the effects of the weather continue to effect thousands of people across the UK. The main overnight problems are:<p>Several thousand homes will be without electricity in the south east of England on Christmas Day.<br>• Hundreds of travellers face spending Christmas …

Newfound Monster Supernova Breaks Records

Changing Planet<p>A small portion of one of the fields from the Supernova Legacy Survey showing SNLS-06D4eu and its host galaxy (arrow). Superbright points of light with spikes are stars in the foreground. Credit: UCSB<p><b>A newly discovered exploding star may have broken two cosmic records, as it’s both</b> …

Whistleblower Snowden warns of worse than '1984' in Alternative Christmas message

American whistleblower Edward Snowden gave Britain’s Alternative Christmas message.<p>Formerly a contract worker with the National Security Agency, he revealed details of surveillance by both the UK and US.<p>He says the spying is worse than in the dystopic book 1984:<p>“Great Britain’s George Orwell warned …

Most Powerful Photos of the Year 2013 from Reuters Photojournalists

As 2013 draws to a close, we reflect back on the high points (and low points) experienced in the past year. Many people look back on the year by …

Hydrogen Car: Pros, Cons, Costs

Epoch Times is taking a look at each of the major options for green driving. Hydrogen cars are not currently sold commercially, but some will be …