Oh Mr Biden! Who is it? A flame from the 60s? The classmate you used to moon with out the window of the school bus? Someone dressed in exactly the same suit? Hillary Clinton yawning? WHO MADE YOU SO HAPPY?
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Wednesday 17 October 2012
Tuesday 16 October 2012
Sunday 14 October 2012
Have you heard about the row over a Gawker journalist's investigation into extreme adult content on Reddit, the avowed "front page of the internet"? No? Well, catch up! The story has brought fresh vim and vigour to the almost crusty debate about how to balance free speech and privacy on the internet. The best thing you can do, probably, is read Adrian Chen's original piece. On which point, we've gone to the trouble of highlighting the first paragraph for you:
Thursday 11 October 2012
The internet is probably the key means used by modern day extremists to spread their message, so it makes sense for the US to take their fight against Islamic terrorists online.
Sunday 30 September 2012
The 1936 Berlin Olympics marked the first live television broadcast of a sporting event, so perhaps it's appropriate that the sofa on which Martin Kelner spends much of his time is called a Mitford, as two of the famous sisters, Unity and Diana, were big fans of Hitler.
Saturday 01 September 2012
If Planet Earth, the acclaimed BBC documentary series that first came to our screens in 2006, taught us one thing, it is that the natural world is endlessly fascinating. It also taught us that a humpback whale calf consumes around 500 litres of milk a day, and that snow leopard cubs aren’t as cute as they look. But as astonishing as the high-definition footage itself was George Fenton’s score, which is now to be heard live.
Wednesday 29 August 2012
The Olympics were a damp squib in terms of advertising, but blokey radio station TalkSport is still celebrating after a surge in revenues from Euro 2012.
Monday 13 August 2012
Sports presenter Clare Balding is to be the main host of Channel 4's horseracing coverage - but says she will continue to work for the BBC.
Saturday 11 August 2012
Friday 10 August 2012
Thursday 09 August 2012
Wednesday 08 August 2012
Tuesday 07 August 2012
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Saturday 04 August 2012
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 2 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 3 Malnourished two-year-old found being breastfed by dog in Chile
- 5 YouTube video shows woman verbally abusing takeaway staff 'because they used green peppers'