old crockery 

I'm fairly sure Elon Musk is just spit balling random ideas as part of his thought process. I thought the main problem with establishing a self sustaining colony on Mars was the hard radiation as there is no Magnetosphere like on Earth to divert the worst effects of the sun from our little ball of rock.

Your eyes can deceive you, don't trust them....


I watched this video last night and it's still freaking me out. A deep fake where Bill Hader *turns into* Tom Cruise and Seth Rogan *while impersonating them*. (via / Ctrl Shift Face on YouTube)


Tommy Robinson guilty of contempt of court for a 2018 broadcast. This is my surprised face ๐Ÿ˜ฒ๐Ÿ˜—๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ‘

BBC News - Tommy Robinson guilty over Facebook broadcast

beer and beer crime 

Anti Bird Defenses 

I can't believe this is even being suggested as a tactic to advance . It's insane.


We live in a parliamentary democracy. You can try to lock the gates of parliament. But to do so for this purpose would be unlawful. This plan is unlawful, undemocratic, and unacheivable. And the idea itself is profoundly offensive to our liberty constitution and traditions.


Moar election data.


Scatterplot of turnout in Thursday's EU elections (across) and Remain vote share in 2016 (up) by As you can see turnout tended to be higher in Remain areas. I've labelled Cambridge and South Cambs; unsurprisingly we are outliers.


Anecdotally my local ward was seeing brisker voting yesterday than for most local elections. However that data point is very dependent on when people walk their dogs. It will be interesting to see both the results and turnouts on Sunday.

RT This is a really interesting thread so I graphed it


Some excellent photo-bombing at yesterday's congressional testimony.

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