A researcher at Bristol University has trained his powerful supercomputer not at predicting the earth’s future climate, but on the fictional world of Middle Earth
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Pro Infirmis «Because who is perfect?»
Discussion point: as a passerby, would it be possible to distinguish a setup like this that is disabled-body-positive and something that was mocking those same people?
Fun fact: this is actually sponsored by Buick, who apparently want you to take road trips instead :-)
O.W.L.S. consists of a fleet of specially trained owls that, either working individually or as an adorable team, will be able to deliver your package within thirty minutes of you placing your order.
Check out the Frequently Asked Questions at the bottom of the press release.
An excellent piece by Paul Bernal.
I’m a hugely privileged person. Almost all the advantages that can be bestowed upon someone in our society have been bestowed upon me. […] I tick almost all the right boxes – and have all the advantages. Many more advantages, indeed, than some people seem to want to acknowledge.
What could be more northern than crime and violence? This should be reflected in your piece. Remember that different rules apply here and you must get the terminology right. Shoreditch is “edgy” whereas Longsight is “dangerous”. Bow is “real”, Whitehaven is “run-down”. Hackney is “gritty and bracing”, Rotherham is “bleak and menacing”. Other good words to drop are “blighted”, “desperate”, “red-brick”, “eyesore”, “hen party”, “fake tan”, and “Greggs”.
Ever wondered why the tax year starts on April 6th?
In England, Lady Day [March 25th] was New Year’s Day up to 1752 when, following the move from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar, 1 January became the start of the year. A vestige of this remains in the United Kingdom’s tax year, which starts on 6 April, i.e. Lady Day adjusted for the lost days of the calendar change.