Snow and Global Warming

I’m reading reports that Tory MP Ann Winterton has made a complete fool of herself in today’s Prime Minister’s Questions. She has suggested that the government should cancel “wasteful expenditure” on wind farms as the current weather clearly demonstrates that global warming is nonsense. Despite being complete nonsense, this is an argument that I hear… Continue reading Snow and Global Warming

Ernest Marples Closed Down

The Ernest Marples web site has been closed down following threats of legal action from the Royal Mail. The web site had been providing a free postcode lookup service – you give them a postcode and they return the latitude and longitude of a point within that postcode. This can be used in things like… Continue reading Ernest Marples Closed Down

Global “Warming”

Weather like we’ve seen in the UK over the last twenty-four hours seems to effect people’s cognitive facilities. There’s one particular nonsense that I can almost guarantee you’ll come across in the next couple of days. That’s a climate change denier saying something like Well this weather at least proves for once and for all… Continue reading Global “Warming”

Newspaper RSS Feeds Updated

As I mentioned yesterday, I’ve made some fixes to my UK newspaper RSS feeds page. The fixes include Adding Daily Star links Fixing the Sun links (tho’ as I said yesterday, the Sun RSS feeds are still completely broken) Some tweaks to the Times and GU parsers The Independent section is currently broken. They have… Continue reading Newspaper RSS Feeds Updated