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iBet: Blackburn’s run-in looks the toughest, Sport

iBet: Blackburn’s run-in looks the toughest

Premier League League relegation
Back Blackburn for relegation at 9/4 – generally available
Having looked at the remaining fixtures for the teams concertinaed at the bottom of the Premier League, in my opinion Blackburn are the wrong price at 9/4 to go down. I feel they should be more like 6/4. Blackburn might sit in 15th at [...]

By | Sport | Wednesday, 23 March 2011 at 1:00 am

Was the world’s favourite polar bear, Knut, killed by fame?, Eagle Eye

Was the world’s favourite polar bear, Knut, killed by fame?

Didn’t have time to record number 538 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No, asked by the Daily Mail yesterday.
But can’t really let it go by.
Thanks to Matthew Burchell and Paul Sims.
Photograph: AP

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 22 March 2011 at 9:40 pm

Horniman’s “merman” is papier-mâché fake, Arts

Horniman’s “merman” is papier-mâché fake

London’s Horniman Museum’s 19th-century “merman” has the snarling lips of a monkey and the swerving scales of a fish’s tail. Long suspected to be a fake, the museum’s specialists have now launched an investigation into who made the object, first brought to Britain over 100 years ago.
The museum’s deputy keeper of natural history Paolo Viscardi [...]

By | Arts | Tuesday, 22 March 2011 at 8:48 pm

Motorcycle Diaries – Kawasaki ZX6-R Review, Notebook

Motorcycle Diaries – Kawasaki ZX6-R Review

So having spent two weeks on the all new GSXR 600, and last years ZX6-R, I have had immense fun, but what do I think of what a lot of people would call the class leading 600 supersport?

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 22 March 2011 at 4:25 pm

Rugby League: Non-try shows the law is an ass, Sport

Rugby League: Non-try shows the law is an ass

I’m waiting for someone to explain to me satisfactorily why the Leeds-Saints match could have been decided by an outrageous non-try.
It was a storming game at Headingley, but it would have been a travesty if it had been won by young Zak Hardaker’s first try for the Rhinos.
In case you missed it, the pass from [...]

By | Sport | Tuesday, 22 March 2011 at 3:33 pm

Cave of Forgotten Dreams – Trailer, Film

Cave of Forgotten Dreams – Trailer

Cave of Forgotten Dreams shows the dramatic results of Herzog’s exclusive access to the recently discovered Chauvet caves in the South of France, and their truly extraordinary cave paintings, dating back 32,000 years.

By | Film | Tuesday, 22 March 2011 at 3:30 pm

Play.com users’ names and email addresses leaked in security breach, Science & Technology

Play.com users’ names and email addresses leaked in security breach

Online games store Play.com has admitted that customer names and email addresses were leaked as a result of a security breach after users complained of receiving spam emails to addresses they use only to monitor their accounts on the site.

By | Science & Technology | Tuesday, 22 March 2011 at 12:27 pm

Pirates of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides – Trailer 2, Film

Pirates of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides – Trailer 2

Johnny Depp returns to his iconic role of Captain Jack Sparrow in an action-packed tale of truth, betrayal, youth and demise.

By | Film | Tuesday, 22 March 2011 at 12:00 pm

Source Code: Clip – The First Five Minutes, Film

Source Code: Clip – The First Five Minutes

SOURCE CODE centers on a soldier (Jake Gyllenhaal, JARHEAD) who, as part of an experimental government program finds himself in the body of an unknown commuter living and reliving a harrowing train bombing until he can find out who is responsible…

By | Film | Tuesday, 22 March 2011 at 11:15 am

Today from <i>i</i>: Animal superstars, Uncategorized

Today from i: Animal superstars

Today’s graphic from i

By | | Tuesday, 22 March 2011 at 11:01 am

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