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The History Behind Ctrl+Alt+Del

We’ve only got one life to live, but thanks to three simple keystrokes, at least we can restart our PCs! This is the story of how one clever man created Control-Alt-Delete: a relatively tiny engineering tweak that changed IBM computers, … Continue reading

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The Human Restaurant in Tokyo Serves Last Meals of Death Row Inmates

Just in time for Halloween, a spooky pop-up restaurant has opened in Kabukicho, known historically as the red-light district of Shinjuku. The Ningen (“human”) Restaurant (人間レストラン) is a fully-functioning eatery that serves the last meals requested by death row inmates … Continue reading

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Game Over by PES (HD)

PESfilm Published on 20 Jul 2016 PES recreates 5 classic arcade death sequences in this newly remastered HD version of his stop-motion short “Game Over”. This version is 12X the resolution of the original upload. Credits: Written, Directed, and Animated … Continue reading

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Brighton and Hove Black History: Discovering Diverse Sussex with Bert Williams- Museum Crush

A nurse from Brighton General Hospital, 1960s. Courtesy Brighton & Hove Black History Ahead of DIVERSE SUSSEX a programme of events in Eastbourne during November 2018 honouring the hidden diversity of people in Sussex, we talk to people’s historian Bert … Continue reading

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Mirrored Figures Reflect the Natural Landscape and Cultural Heritage of Morecambe Bay

Rob Mulholland (previously)  was recently commissioned by the Morecambe Bay Partnership to create a site-specific installation that would connect with the history of the northwest England site. The British sculptor and environmental artist created a series of six mirrored figures and two dwellings that … Continue reading

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DUO – Animation Short Film 2014 – GOBELINS

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AI & The Future of Work | Volker Hirsch | TEDxManchester

The robots are coming. We (as in the people who attend TED talks and things) tend to think we will probably be fine. You know, knowledge folks and all. We might not be. What will be our coping mechanisms? What … Continue reading

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A Fossil That Might Save the World?

[From the description] Benjamin Burger Published on 7 Feb 2017 This is a quick fun video I did on the importance of scientific knowledge in paleontology and geology, and how valuable science is. If you like to learn more about … Continue reading

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Lancashire Madonna — Travel with Intent

Manchester was victim to sever bombing damage during WW2, resulting in the required reconstruction of the eastern chapel at the cathedral. Work began in the 1950s under the control of Manchester architect, Hubert Worthington, who also designed the bronze gilt … Continue reading

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