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VHS tapes, Nortel, Woolworths, and Ricardo Montalban

VHS tape

VHS tape

In the spirit of Jeopardy: “What is buried but once treasured?”

I read an article over the New Year holidays which stated that the last remaining distributor of VHS* tapes packed things in at the end of 2008. Gone forever now are the days of tapes getting tangled in the machine, or kids fitting the sandwiches into the tape slot, or horror! having to rewind after the movie finished (a distinguishing feature of VHS tape decks became how fast they rewound). » Continue reading VHS tapes, Nortel, Woolworths, and Ricardo Montalban »

Visions of Coffee Cups and Ghostly Black Cats

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For a while, we have known that our house is haunted by a black cat.

Today, though, I read that drinking coffee can cause visual and aural hallucinations.

So, maybe it wasn’t “real” after all.

Now, what on earth does tea cause?  I definately drink too much of […]

To Infinity (Dover) and Beyond!

Yves Rossy flies across the English Channel using a personal jet pack.

How cool is this?  Buzz Lightyear for real!  If only they rented them at Popham…

The BBC news reported today:

A Swiss man has become the first person to fly solo across the English Channel using a single jet-propelled […]