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Perfect Pass the Pigs proposed new scoring system

the pigy-niner bacon stack   alison   more »



Amsterdam Schiphol to Manchester flight GPX tracklog

Amsterdam Schiphol to Manchester flight GPX tracklogMy next blog entry from a string of flight inspired posts is another flight GPX tracklog. This time from my weekend city break in Amsterdam. I initially thought this info might be a bit unique and interesting, but in the search to find some of the other flight details I came across Flightaware.com. It has some great info there, including to my   more »



The childs.be twitterbot is alive

The childs.be twitterbot is aliveMy latest project is now live, the @childs_be twitterbot is a go. The original idea was to have the pi tweet pictures from the barrelcam, at regular intervals. I had that running quite quickly and my attentions turned to adding functionality. I came up with being able to tweet the server's uptime and cpu temperature, but it seemed a bit lame   more »



Excel boggle

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My ultimate RaspberryPi project - an alarm clock internet radio

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Free water at Manchester Airport Terminal 3

Free water at Manchester Airport Terminal 3Another bug bear here, one of several about Manchester Airport! The biggest issue with them is pickups - the sheer cheek of charging for you to go and collect your friends and familys from the termial is bordering on criminal. Not content with charging an arm and a leg for airlines to use the airport they impose additional pain of 'just'   more »



My torch and bicycle light collection

Ultrafire XML T6 Ultrafire Q5 mini Smart 1/2 watt rear   more »



How to add Google UK search to Firefox

since version 34 firefox has a C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\browser\searchplugins   Google UK Google UK   more »



The secrets of Alex Dowsett's hour record bike

The secrets of Alex Dowsett's hour record bike Had an awesome time watching Alex Dowsett's excellent showing at todays world hour record attempt. First off some stats about the bike: Canyon Speedmax WHR custom built with track drop outs; 114inch gearing (55x11) Continental Tempo 22mm tubulars (13-15bar pressure) Campagnolo Pista disc wheels Weight 7.71kg He had a total of four   more »



Manchester to Paris Charles de Gaulle flight GPX tracklog

Manchester to Paris Charles de Gaulle flight GPX tracklogI don't fly that often so it took me a while to perfect the technique of logging my aeroplane journeys, but I've now cracked it and am getting good results so long as I've got a window seat. Back in the early days of my Windows mobile powered HTC phones I had GPS available to me but unfortunately this was so early on in the smartphone   more »



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