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4 posts • joined 23 Oct 2008

Luke Skywalker's lightsabre goes on sale

David Jackson
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Wookieepedia

Everything you ever wanted to know (and a lot more) about light sabres can be found at

http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Lightsaber

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Fifty years later, steam appears on British railway

David Jackson
Boffin

Turbine

Of couse the LMS did try turbine power with the Turbomotive 6202 and it worked quite well. It's a pity the concept wasn't developed further.

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David Jackson
Boffin

Last Steam

The last standard gauge steam on British Rail ran in 1968, but for longer on London Underground and in industry. BR retained narrow gauge stream for many years after that.

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Microsoft rushes out emergency Windows update

David Jackson

Well, it's arrived here

Downloaded and (annoyingly) rebooted the PC while I was getting my tea (Chicken portions and rice).

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