Athletics and doping

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Ben runs a story that Denise Lewis has hired one of the creators of a massive athletic doping programme as her coach. This is a little bit worrying: a) it doesn’t sound like sensible risk management (what if DL part fails a drugs test?) and b) surely the guy shouldn’t be able to practise any more? In some ways it …

More BitTorrent goodness

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Some more useful BitTorrent sites: How to use BitTorrent What’s new Some 24 series 2 episodes I’m glad I’m back at work: I could get obsessive about finding the one missing episode of a particular show!

Urban Legends R Us

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Urban Legends Reference Pages at Snopes.com are the granddaddy of all urban legends pages. Obviously the time travelling stockbroker who died at work without anyone noticing for five days prompted me to put this up.

My Church and the Banns

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So get this: due to medieval law, I still need to have banns read in my local church (which of course I don’t use or visit). The banns must be read on three weekends, and once read only last three months. Without a certificate of banns from my church, the vicar in the church we’re getting married in won’t go …