He wept in the way most of us would weep if we were told we were going to die. For Tony, the news was worse. He was going to live.

Moving work from BBC Wiltshire’s Lee Stone.

BBC News - Tony Nicklinson: The trapped man

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Opinion: Come off it. No one works in Tech City!

"Unfortunately, many in the east London tech hub these days unwind before ever winding up in the first place. Indeed, some new-breed “entrepreneurs” appear to have had something approaching a work bypass."

When you have an episode of crippling self-doubt, picture each doubt as a single sheet of paper. Then crunch all of them together and throw them into the toilet of your mind. Now angrily kick-flush that toilet with your foot.

Great answer to a Quora question asking: “How can I overcome my envy of people who are my age but are far more successful than I am?”

It’s just one of 10 brilliant suggestions - check them out: Matthew Manning’s answer to Psychology: How can I overcome my envy of people who are my age but are far more successful than I am? - Quora

"A new project called “Twitter Heatmap” shows where the U.S.’s most polite and rudest Twitter users are, by mapping Good Mornings and F*** Yous."
(via Where Do Twitter F-Bombs Come From? Heat Map Shows Rudest Places)

"A new project called “Twitter Heatmap” shows where the U.S.’s most polite and rudest Twitter users are, by mapping Good Mornings and F*** Yous."

(via Where Do Twitter F-Bombs Come From? Heat Map Shows Rudest Places)

Legal myths about the Assange extradition

A brief critical and source-based guide to some common misconceptions.

I am desperate to have some real fun again with you and Harry

Peter Sellers, in a letter to Spike Milligan. May 1980. Two days before they were to meet up, Sellers died.

Letters of Note: I am desperate to have some real fun