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[After a minor accident snowboarding in Tignes this week, Mr Bong has submitted a shorter column than usual. Thank the Lord - ed.] Food Fight Fab.com's Chief Creative Officer There was the usual kvetching from backward-looking naysayers and cynics after Wired covered the Shoreditch Tech scene this week. The reporter disclosed …

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Real-time ship movements

Are available at marinetraffic.com - I don't think they include all naval vessels, though :). Check out the English Channel and scare yourself silly next time you take a ferry!

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Live ship tracking?

So like this then?

http://www.marinetraffic.com/ais/

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Dear Hector

Sorry, we can't find "Islas Malvinas" on the map so are unable to fulfill your request.

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Pain relief for this snowboarding accident, let me guess - morphine ?

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Noooo. No.

No, morphine is not what snowboarders take for pain relief.

Snowboarders take something else for pain relief. They also take it for recreation. Also as a sleep aid. Muscle relaxant. Study aid. And, frequently, breakfast.

It's...it's green. Come on. You can get there.

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Good stuff

Maybe write an iPhone app for submariners to use to share their location without having to go through that old-fashioned security-obsessed government of ours at all.

"You are off the coast of the Falkland Islands. Check in here (y/n)?

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I know it's just a spoof column, but reading it still makes me feel slightly nauseous. Even piss-taking on such an epic scale is barely enough to make it stand out as obviously fake from some of the non-fictional new media types out there.

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<sigh>

"whodayathink invented French Fries?" Not the French. Try Belgium, circa 1860.

"Les Grandes Frommages" Nope. Frommage is a masculine noun in French, thus it would be "Les Grands Frommages".

C'mon EL Reg, you've got a reputation on research accuracy to uphold.

<BTW: I'm Australian. I just happen to do some research.>

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