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Escape your Search Engine's filter bubble

When you search the internet… different results are shown to different people.

Results are tailored to who you are… based on your search history... and your click history.

Nautical language

It's amazing how many English phrases have a seafaring origin. Some of my favourites are: "Fathom it out," "Bitter end," "Above board," and "Flake out."

Pacman as a metaphor

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - this cartoon strip is definitely worth a look.

We love sheds

There's a...  errrrr....  shedload of stuff about sheds here.
Marvellous.

The real UK citizenship test

Immigrants coming to the UK have to do a citizen test, asking them arcane points about UK law that few who live here actually know about. This would be a much better test:

Bad children's books

Satire, humour and visual parody of classic children's books from the 1940s through 1960s

Dull News in Local Newspapers

Celebrating nothing at all happening in your home town.

Flickriver

Flickriver is a neat way to browse Flickr. You see a "river" of great photos, without the need to hit "next" to load the next page.

Great for photo inspiration!

Climate change expert calls for nuclear power 'binge'

"Peter Wadhams, professor of ocean physics at Cambridge University, warns CO2 levels are rising at a faster than exponential rate"