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The meaning of beer and life.

The Dancing Delusion

In the latest series of ‘Look at me, I’m a C List Celebrity Dancing’,  there has been yet more controversy.  Richard Dawkins, Professor of Thinking from Oxford University, has been upsetting the regulars. Following his attempt at a Quickstep, with … Continue reading

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Pastafarian Intelligent Design

They are amongst us. Those who believe that the world was created by ID (Italian Dish), not by the red teeth and claws of physics, nature and evolution. All the evidence of science, that physical forces following the Big Bang … Continue reading

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Music of the Beers

Last night in my local, “The Slug and Philosopher”, Old Ted was tucking into one of the new dishes being offered by the pub’s chef. He’d chosen Struthio camelus on a bed of Rocket, served with thick cut Solanum tuberosum, … Continue reading

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A cigar is never just a cigar

“I had a bad dream last night,” said old Ted, after he’d taken the first long draw on his first pint at the ‘Slug and Philosopher’. “That must have been a nightmare for you, mate,” I replied. “You’re bloody hilarious, … Continue reading

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What is Dark Matter?

Down the ‘Slug and Philosopher’ last night, Old Ted was staring into his Guinness and frowning to himself. “So what’s all this Dark Matter then?” he asked. It’s a good question, there’s been a lot in the news about it … Continue reading

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Good darts

The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life. Funded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, the finished array will have 350 six-metre antennas and will be one of the world’s largest. The Allen Telescope … Continue reading

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