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  • Wiretap
    U.K. plans to store 'Who, when, where' of every call, text, email, more: report
    If you value your privacy and you live in the U.K., you might want to read further. A new anti-terrorism plan will require landline, wireless carriers, and broadband providers to store the the "who, when and where" of every phone call,...
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    London Philharmonic's 'The Greatest Video Games Music' debuts at No. 23
    This week saw what is believed to be the highest debut for an instrumental orchestral recording since the top 10 debut of the "Star Wars Episode III" soundtrack in 2005. And, it was video game music, to boot.Follow me on Twitterandon...
  • Best Buy
    All 11 Best Buy U.K. stores to be closed: report
    Best Buy may be a giant force in the U.S., one that contributed to the downfall of Circuit City, but in the U.K., not so much. Reports are that Carphone Warehouse (CWG)will announcethat it will close its 11 Best Buy superstores in the U.K.Follow...
  • Healthcare, multiple sclerosis and the U.K.  (part two)
    Healthcare, multiple sclerosis and the U.K. (part two)
    The Royal College of Physicians shared their concerns about what has been happening regarding the hundred thousand MS patients in the U.K. and their ability to see specialists and these concerns actually do impart important information to those of...
  • Healthcare, multiple sclerosis, the U.K. and why it’s important (part one)
    Healthcare, multiple sclerosis, the U.K. and why it’s important (part one)
    The U.K. has a healthcare system known as the National Healthcare Service (NHS) and is suppose to be one of the largest and progressive public healthcare systems in the world.“Understanding the structure of the NHS can be very helpful when...
  • Flipron
    Flipron, where are you?
    Flipron, where are you?O.K. I admit it. I miss them. Their eclectic personalities match their eclectic music and talking to them is entertaining in itself. But their music is special. Not like anything you’ve ever heard by anyone else....
  • Gavel
    U.K. ID LulzSec's 'Topiary' as Jake Davis, 18
    Follow me on Twitterandon FacebookU.K. authorities have released the name of the suspect they believe to be "Topiary," the second-in-command of the hacker group LulzSec. He is reported to be 18-year-old Jake Davis, whom police arrested...
  • LulzSec
    Did LulzSec, Topiary pull the wool over U.K. authorities' eyes?
    Follow me on Twitterandon FacebookCould the Topiary that U.K. authorities claim to have arrested on Wednesday actually besome trained live perennial plants? Seriously, there are reports that the Topiary that U.K. authorities arrested on Wednesday...
  • Alcoholism
    U.K. counseling website opened for porn addicts
    Follow me on Twitterandon FacebookThose addicted to porn now have a website to go to, a sort of Internet-based hotline, to help withtheir addiction. A U.K.-based company, HeLPAddictions.org, has launched a porn addiction hot line of sorts, based...
  • Ryan Giggs
    Online news site NMA News sorts through Ryan Giggs' Twitter war
    Follow me on Twitterandon FacebookA "super-injunction" is specialty of the U.K. The term refers to a gag order which not only prevents the media from reporting the details of a story, but also bars mention of the existence of the...
  • U.K. is the whiplash capital of Europe
    U.K. is the whiplash capital of Europe
    The Association of British Insurers (ABI) is trying to put an end to the fraudulent whiplash cases that seem to plague insurance companies on a daily basis in the U.K. As a matter of fact, the U.K. is now referred to as the "Whiplash capital...
  • Grim Reaper
    OTC blood test coming to determine your biological age, longevity
    Follow me on Twitterandon FacebookA new blood test that will come on the market later this year in over-the-counter form is raising questions about just how much we should know, and what will be done with that knowledge. The test will, the maker...
  • Royal Wedding
    Online video help for those who missed the Royal Wedding
    Follow me on Twitterandon FacebookThe Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, or as they are now titled, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge is now over, but if you missed the wedding of the century (so far) you can still watch it in the...
  • Internet
    U.K. property tracking site to publish broadband speeds for homes
    Follow me on Twitterandon FacebookThis is interesting, as the last time we purchased a home, we made broadband access a requirement. The largest British property site, Rightmove, is going one further: they will begin listing the broadband speeds...
  • Julian Assange
    Judge rules Wikileaks' Assange can be extradited to Sweden
    Follow me on Twitterandon FacebookWikileaks founder and chief Julian Assange will be extradited to Sweden to face sexual assault charges, unless his planned appeal succeeds. On Thursday, Feb. 24, District Judge Howard Riddle ruled that extradition...