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Imperial Forces Defeat Devon Council

Teignbridge Council's planning department has seen the funny side of something, which may well be the first instance in all recorded local planning history in which planners have had a bit of a laugh and bent the rules for fun. Read More >>

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It’ll Be Pints of Champagne for Everyone on Brexit Day

One English winemaker is already planning for the Brexit celebrations and/or sorrows-drownings, by bottling up its rough approximation of champagne in pint bottles. Because Winston Churchill said so. Read More >>

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Energy Firms Owe Customers £££s After Embarrassing Metric/Imperial Gaffe

Wah-wah-waaaaaaaah. Ofgem has told the UK’s energy firms to get their cheque-books out after E.On discovered a basic mix-up between metric and imperial gas meters had left it overcharging some customers and undercharging others. Read More >>

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This Is Why Imperial Units Suck

Imperial units suck. They suck really, really hard. They're archaic, irrelevant, difficult to work with, and, perhaps most stupidly, based on incredibly arbitrary reasoning. As this wonderful video explains. Guys: it's time we all went metric. [Head Squeeze] Read More >>

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Look at This Imperial Stormtrooper at Google’s Data Centre

This is kind of cool: there is a full-size stormtrooper—and a small R2-D2—guarding one of the Don't Do Evil Galactic Empire's data centres. Oh the irony. Read More >>