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Greentech Update – Body tech

Our occasional series on technology resumes after a four year hiatus… Following on from Google’s smart glasses, Sony has now filed a patent for a smart wig (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25099262). We interviewed some up-and-coming entrepreneurs from the body-tech space. “Pathetic,” spat Brad … Continue reading

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Boredom intolerance

“’Th’”, said Arthur Scrotum.  “As in ‘thought’, ‘thank’… Not ‘f’ as in ‘feeble’.” He found that it was always best to sort out the name thing up front. “You can blame your parents for your Christian name,” he said.  “But, … Continue reading

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Split personalities

I just found a chapter from Climate Change for Football Fans which I cut out of the final version.  So here goes: Split personalities We were standing in the James Hargreaves Lower stand of Turf Moor.  The home crowd had … Continue reading

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Geo-engineering: Think global – act local.

Former postman, Rod Flange, 53, was arrested yesterday in Telford after a five hour stand-off with armed police. “I was just doing my duty as a citizen,” he shouted to the assembled press as he was dragged away by two … Continue reading

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Greentech update – switching off

Switching off televisions is one of the most satisfying of measures to combat climate change. And Cornfield Electronics of the USA can sell you a universal remote control device, called TVB-Gone, which allows you to turn off practically any television … Continue reading

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