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superfrank
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Sun Dec 18, 2016 6:40 pm

"Our world is strange and often fake and corrupt. But we think it’s normal because we can’t see anything else. HyperNormalisation - the story of how we got here."

Adam Curtis - HyperNormalisation
http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p0 ... malisation

kerberus
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Tue Dec 27, 2016 6:24 am

How do the bookies make sure they beat us?
Something to read, with a quick quiz to check you're back in form.
From BBC.co.uk


http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/z3wd9qt?int ... 30#z8b3frd

I got 7/8 :D
Wakey wakey and back to work :P

kerberus
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Tue Dec 27, 2016 12:33 pm

BBC right now
On air
12:15-12:57
You and Yours
You and Yours special: The UK Gambling Market
You & Yours investigates how punters have few consumer rights in the UK gambling market.

podcast later
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4

Comment away!
:roll:

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ShaunWhite
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Tue Dec 27, 2016 4:45 pm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0 ... ompilation

...pick it up at about 42min for an interesting feature on horse anatomy.

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SeaHorseRacing
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Sat Jan 07, 2017 7:30 pm

David Bowie Documentary 9.00pm tonight BBC 2. Includes last few months of his life- Must see.

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Mon Jan 09, 2017 8:59 pm


kerberus
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Mon Jan 09, 2017 9:14 pm

convoysur, - show this to the BHA, - imagine a horse race actually going off on time!!!!

Those stalls should be fitted to every racecourse. Just slide the geegees on to the track sideways. Pure genius, or guinness - whatever.

Also means my beef curry takeaway probably was beef.
:mrgreen: :P
by convoysur-2 » Mon Jan 09, 2017 9:59 pm

china buying irish horses,
https://www.youtube.com/embed/6uzkPVMrQBY

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workpeter
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Tue Jan 17, 2017 11:48 pm

Shooter and Frequency. Both on Netflix. Very very addictive, beware.

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jimibt
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Wed Jan 18, 2017 10:18 am

workpeter wrote:Shooter and Frequency. Both on Netflix. Very very addictive, beware.
agree, enjoyed what i saw of frequency. another one that's totally addictive, The Night of: https://www.amazon.co.uk/d/Amazon-Video ... e+night+of

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Euler
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Sun Feb 05, 2017 2:20 pm

Good TED talk on stats, touches on Kahneman and why people make loads of errors when judging numbers: -

http://www.ted.com/talks/alan_smith_why ... statistics

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