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The Number 231

Prime Factors of 231 =3x7x11. 231 is a Triangular Number. 231 is a Hexagonal Number. 231 is an Octahedral Number. 231 is a 17-gonal Number. 231 is a 78-gonal Number. 231 is a Centered 23-gonal Number. 231 is the 22nd

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The Last Poets: Austrian Economists?!

I first heard these words on an Album by ‘The Pop Group’, called ‘For How Much Longer Do We Tolerate Mass Murder …‘. It is by The Last Poets, and it is called ‘E Pluribus Unum’. Reading it again today,

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G-ShocK

The world’s second biggest record company is to radically shift its attitude to providing cheap music to millions of people in the developing world. In a major change of strategy, the new head of Sony, Andrew Witty, has told the

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The mother of invention

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/fury-mounts-over-childs-death-1021670.html It is completely unsurprising that some people will overreact when confronted by a story in which harm has been done to “kiddies”. What is surprising in this case is the means chosen to protest. This angry local chose to

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From the absurd to the incomprehensible: incompetent firms put in charge of ContactPoint

The Telegraph has an astonishing piece on ContactPoint: firms who have already demonstrated their incompetence are now in charge of ContactPoint: Prisoner data loss firm allowed to work on database of every child in England The private firm which lost

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America's new terror weapon identified

We have been thinking about the new weapon hinted at in this interview: What could this new weapon possibly be? If this interview is to be taken at face value, then we can work towards a reasonable guess as to

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Climate Cops: The Unboxing

So*. I read about the ‘Climate Cops’ campaign created by Npower, that …encourage(s) children to sign up as “climate cops” and keep “climate crime case files” on their families, friends and neighbours. The ads, run by Npower, promote a website

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