Here are the top 5 BBC "stars", in descending order by their annual salary.
Gary Lineker: £1,750,000+
Chris Evans: £1,250,000+
Graham Norton: £610,000+
Huw Edwards: £490,000+
Steve Wright: £465,000+
I neither contribute in any way to their salaries, nor have I seen any of their work. However I consider their salaries to be obscene amounts of money for presenting some TV programmes.
How IBM’s Technology Powered the Holocaust https://kottke.org/19/10/how-ibms-technology-powered-the-holocaust
Spanish justice & democracy, eh?
For organising a referendum the following Catalan political leaders have received these jail sentences:
* Oriol Junqueras: 13 years
* Raül Romeva: 12 years
* Jordi Turull: 12 years
* Dolors Bassa: 12 years
* Carme Forcadell: 11.5 years
* Joaquim Forn: 10.5 years
* Josep Rull: 10.5 years
* Jordi Cuixart: 9 years
* Jordi Sànchez: 9 years
It is a disgrace. Even worse is the almost complete silence from the EU.
Take urgent action to stop the #climate and #nature crisis now
Thomas Cook’s bosses should pay back their bonuses | 38 Degrees
The Union canal also passes through Linlithgow which is where Montgomery Scott will be born in stardate 2222. https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/12781575.linlithgow-opens-museum-to-scotty-who-will-be-born-there-in-the-future/
In 1834 John Scott Russell (1808–1882) observed a solitary wave in the Union Canal, this was the first observation of what's known as a soliton or solitary wave.
This phenomenon was used in an episode of Star Trek The Next Generation https://memory-alpha.fandom.com/wiki/Soliton_wave
kickstarter boldly declares "fuck you" to union organizers
> It says, in essence: drop dead. We do not care what you think. We do not want a union and we are going to try to stop one from forming. We will fire union organizers if we want to, and if they complain to the National Labor Relations Board, they will be facing our lawyers.
Make of this what you will. Allegedly:
"The key scandal here is not his sexual relationship with Arcuri.
This is great. Terrifying, but great.
"#Homeless people are being denied access to #AffordableHousing because #social #landlords are routinely excluding prospective tenants who are deemed too poor or vulnerable to pay the rent, a study has revealed."
We came across a few pheasants on the route that weren't to bothered by us even though we had a dog. There were also a lot of red admiral butterflies and a heron on one section. We kept disturbing the heron and it would fly up the burn we were following until it decided that it was going to back to where we first saw it.
We walked the John Buchan way yesterday. It was a pleasant walk through the rolling hills of the Borders from Peebles to Broughton.
Using the free time to explore, by foot, bike and canoe.
My current spaceship is a Faulcon DeLacy Krait MKII (it has a coffee machine).
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