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By | Digital Digest | Tuesday, 24 May 2011 at 11:25 am

Is This Cat a Great Photographer?, Eagle Eye

Is This Cat a Great Photographer?

Fine contribution  to my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No from Huffington Post: number 613.
The sample (right) proves my point.
Meanwhile, my attention has been drawn to this letter to The Daily Telegraph on Saturday:

SIR – I am reminded of an after-dinner game in which guests score points for coming up with a question to [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 24 May 2011 at 9:46 am

Online House Hunter: Border lines, Property

Online House Hunter: Border lines

Gardens are the front line in the battle to sell your home. Online House Hunter Alan Cleaver weeds out the best advice online…

By | Property | Tuesday, 24 May 2011 at 7:00 am

X-Men: First Class: Clip – Meeting Hank, Film

X-Men: First Class: Clip – Meeting Hank

X-Men: First Class charts the epic beginning of the X-Men saga, and reveals a secret history behind famous global events.

By | Film | Tuesday, 24 May 2011 at 6:00 am

iBet: Fancy a flutter on the French?, Sport

iBet: Fancy a flutter on the French?

French Open

Back Novak Djokovic at 2.9 with Betfair
Testament to the changing of the guard in world tennis is that you can back 2009 champion Roger Federer at 18-1 to win the French Open. The betting is dominated by world No1 and five times winner Rafael Nadal; and world No2 Novak Djokavic, who is on [...]

By | Sport | Tuesday, 24 May 2011 at 12:01 am

A Lesson from The Boss, Eagle Eye

A Lesson from The Boss

For the last session of the Blair Government class at Queen Mary, University of London, the students went to see their subject himself at his London office on Friday. This year’s students were eight when Tony Blair became Prime Minister. (Also in the photograph are some of the postgraduates who help with the course and [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 23 May 2011 at 10:10 pm

Privacy Rows – The Real Victims, Notebook

Privacy Rows – The Real Victims

We all know who it is now and I’m sure most would agree that we’re already pretty bored with the coverage of a certain naughty boy man.
Premiership footballers, actors, actresses, MPs; they’re all at it. I can’t help but think we’re making a much bigger fuss than is necessary and to be quite honest, I [...]

By | Notebook | Monday, 23 May 2011 at 7:59 pm

“Plunged Into Chaos Last Night As”, Eagle Eye

“Plunged Into Chaos Last Night As”

Didn’t realise that the Daily Mail Automatic Story Generator had been left on overnight and is still turning out its tasteless satire, until I watched this one-sided clash between David Aaronovitch, sensible person, and Michael Power, conspiracy theorist, on the BBC’s Daily Politics.
These are the words of the first sentence assembled by the DMASG, known [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 23 May 2011 at 4:29 pm

Too many awards in football make them worthless, Sport

Too many awards in football make them worthless

The meaning of these awards is losing significance as quickly as they are being handed out.

By | Sport | Monday, 23 May 2011 at 4:19 pm

Stake Land – Trailer, Film

Stake Land – Trailer

Director Jim Mickle creates a dark and terrifying world, fully stocked with the most vicious vampires in recent film history. Stake Land is a gritty, post-apocalyptic road movie with teeth!

By | Film | Monday, 23 May 2011 at 4:00 pm

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