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Francis Andrews Reader Find

By Francis Andrews in New Trends on Monday 15 December 2008

Google recently demonstrated their ability to predict flu outbreaks across America weeks in advance of the outbreaks themselves. It would seem that they are more than just a pretty search engine. And as if that wasn’t enough, they’ve now teamed up with Life Magazine, what was the cornerstone of photojournalism for the Twentieth Century, to digitize 95 per cent of their image bank that never saw the light of day. Now millions of photos stretching from the 1750s to the present day are available on Google Images at the click of a button.

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Tiny Tim

Francis Andrews Reader Find

By Francis Andrews in Video on Monday 10 November 2008

This guy just freaks me out, plain and simple. There’s something so eerie about him that almost sends a shiver down my spine. Maybe it’s his falsetto voice, the sort of thing you’d hear whistling down the wind on a dark night in a graveyard; or maybe it’s his appearance, the last thing you want […]

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Growing Up Star Wars Flickr pool

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Trends on Tuesday 10 June 2008

Long before the franchise destroyed our fond childhood memories like Aunt and Uncle Beru on Tatooine, many of us born in the 70s were proud to own the many products associated with the Star Wars movies.

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