Thursday, 9 August 2012


London 2012 Olympics
Day Thirteen

After yesterday's lull, definitive diversity today: a bit of swimming (another medal miss), a bit of synchronised swimming, a bit of dressage (two medals!), a bit of gymnastics, and a bit of athletics; all wrapped up with a bit of Olympics Tonight.

[Watch Thursday's Olympics Tonight (again), as well as loads of live coverage from the BBC.]

1x06 Episode Six [season finale]
Well... that's that over.


London 2012: 20 lesser-spotted things of the Olympics so far
(from BBC News Magazine)
Meant to mention this a few days ago; forgot (obviously). It's a fun/interesting list of "some of the less asked questions and lesser-spotted oddities of the Games so far."

Doctor Who drama to mark show's 50th birthday
(from BBC News)
A lot of people predicted they'd do something like this; then genuine rumours began to emerge; and no it's been confirmed: Mark Gatiss is writing a 90-minute drama about the creation of Doctor Who, provisionally titled An Adventure in Time and Space. Exciting times.

Superheroes and the law: How would Batman or Captain America fare in court?
by Matthew Huisman (from
A new book asks the questions most comic fans haven't — how would superheroes, and villains, manage if they had to legally answer for their actions? This slideshow provides some educated guesses.
Both interesting and fun it is too.