Opinion

Why Do We Love Arbitrary Arguments

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We seem to be great fans of getting into really deep discussions, and sometimes arguments, over what appears to be unnecessary detail. Immaterial things that actually don’t result in anything getting better. We like to argue about stuff that cannot be proven, except by personal taste. This is okay to a point, so long as […]

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Blog Comments

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Why can’t you leave comments on my blogs? The software I’m using has the feature to allow comments, with a switch that even lets me approve them before they are added to the page, but I’ve switched them off. Why? My main reason for not bothering with comments is my experience with comments on other […]

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Hayfever Allergy Relief Test

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With the onset of what has so far been a rather fantastic bit of Summer weather, hay-fever victims everywhere are locking their doors and windows to prevent pollen infestation. Surely, though, we don’t all need to hide indoors every time the weather perks up a bit? The answer, of course, comes courtesy of the equally […]

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Apple iPad Unveiled

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The new Apple iPad has been revealed in a big ceremony with an impressive demo from Apple’s CEO. Despite Fujitsu possibly still owning the trademark “i-pad” for hand-held computing, it is an impressive bit of kit. The iPad is a roughly A4 sized touch-screen with web, game and book functionality (amongst lots of other things). […]

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Car Insurance Comparison Websites

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Back in the dark ages, we had to telephone around lots of insurance companies to find the best deal. Most people would try up to five companies before choosing the cheapest out of the ones they had called. Then, some bright spark set up an Insurance Broker, which meant we could talk to just one […]