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What the heck were you thinking mnn.com?

Just this morning I stumbled onto a ‘news’ article at Mother Nature Network, innocently entitled About Water Stewardship, and whose first paragraph is as follows: “Inside every bottle of Coca-Cola is the story of a company that understands the priceless … Continue reading

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An Excerpt From Learning PHP, MySQL & JavaScript (Edition 4)

The 4th Edition of my book, Learning PHP, MySQL & JavaScript is now out, featuring tutorials on CSS, HTML5 and (in this new edition) the mysqli extension and a fully comprehensive introduction to jQuery, of which the following is just … Continue reading

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They Made The 70s: 10cc

The 1970s, was one of the most exciting periods in the history of popular music. Not only did it see the invention of disco and the roots of rap; hip hop, funk, glam & punk rock; smooth jazz, soul, and … Continue reading

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Is there another universe in the opposite direction of time?

What if the big bang also exploded backwards in time, and 26 billion years in the past, there is/was a whole other universe living in the opposite direction? The preceding has been my Twitter tag line for about a year, … Continue reading

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The Future of the UK, Scotland, New Britain, and The European Union

So, the latest poll shows that support for Scottish independence from the UK is rapidly growing, and has now passed the 50% required to win in the upcoming referendum – and increasing by about 5% a week. If this rate … Continue reading

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