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Naked Joe: The True Story of 'Nature Man' Joseph Knowles | Boston Magazine How Samsung Became the World's No. 1 Smartphone Maker - Businessweek How Samsung Became the World's No. 1 Smartphone Maker - Businessweek The return of HBO's 'Game of Thrones' - Grantland

I need a Spark

Last year I got myself a bit healthier, shed some pounds, dropped a waist size, was able to walk up stairs without puffing for breath. There are many ways to choose to measure your 'health'. For me, it's about my appearance, this beer belly must go!! Last July I wrote about the various ways I

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I Shall Be Heard - The Morning News Let's Get Physical: The Psychology of Effective Workout Music: Scientific American 40 years of icons: the evolution of the modern computer interface | The Verge

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Interview: Bjork talks piracy, punk, Lady Gaga and Biophilia / In Depth // Drowned In Sound Feminism is the one F-word that makes eyes widen in polite company

Bad Motorist

You couldn't make it up. One day after berating a bad cyclist, I have the perfect example of how to be a bad motorist. Part of my commute crosses a small, narrow, humpback bridge. It's an old bridge, with high solid stone walls. Visibility is nil from either side. Obviously this is the perfect place

Bad Cyclist

I was driving to work this morning and witnessed a minor incident that irked me. As I approached a pedestrian crossing the lights were changing back to green and by the time the car in front got to them, they had been green for a couple of seconds. That didn't stop a cyclist, cycling on

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If You're Too Busy to Meditate, Read This Still Abiding After 15 Years: The Laid-Back World of 'Big Lebowski' Worship - Ashley Fetters - The Atlantic Hugo Chavez is dead. Here’s what happened when Christopher Hitchens visited him with Sean Penn in 2008. - Slate Magazine Web-connected cars bring privacy concerns - The Washington Post

100

This seems to be the number that is driving a lot of my thoughts at the moment. 100. Kilograms to be precise. I've been a little bit lighter (and a lot heavier in the past) but for the past few months I've maintained my weight around the 100kg mark. This needs to change, more exercise,