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Genie, You’re Free

I woke up this morning to some very sad news. The legendary stand-up comedian and actor Robin Williams has passed away, aged 63. He was found dead in his home from apparent suicide (The Guardian, BBC). Tributes have been pouring … Continue reading

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Three Years

Another year of ramblings has gone by. Richer Ramblings is three years old today! That’s a bit mental. I’ve been posting (nearly) every day for three whole years. What I find even more crazy is that some people actually read … Continue reading

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15 Things You Didn’t Know About Outer Space

Some pretty cool facts about space. Credit to OnlineSchools (although I can’t find the image on their website at all). I knew the majority of the things on the list, but infographics are always interesting to look at. Onwards!

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Will Varley – Weddings & Wars

Will Varley – Weddings & Wars (An 8-Bit History Of The World).  I really like this song, and the 8-bit animation is brilliant. It’s a quick history of the world, from the Big Bang to TV and beyond, and all … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela passed away yesterday aged 95. The above video by The New York Times takes a look at South Africa’s first black president. A timeline of his life can be found over at the BBC, along with a wealth of other … Continue reading

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Death

A bit of a personal blog entry today, for it has been a sad day. Our cat of 12 years passed away. Among various things going wrong with her, she lost the use of her back legs due to a … Continue reading

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The Life Of Sir Patrick Moore

No Weekly Ramblings this week. Instead, a tribute to the great astronomer and science presenter Sir Patrick Moore, who passed away aged 89. Sir Patrick Moore, astronomer and broadcaster, dies aged 89 (BBC) Sir Patrick Moore: Chris Lintott’s tribute (BBC) … Continue reading

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