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Sherlock’s Periodic Table

Was the Blog the only one to spot the periodic table on Sherlock Holmes’s bedroom wall, in the brilliant new 21st-century Sherlock on BBC TV? The dashing Sherlock, played by Benedict Cumberbatch, shows he is not only a man of science, but a man of chemistry, in the first two episodes of the second series, […]

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Perfect Chemical Presents No 7 – The Lego Cuff Links

Our own Rebecca C has been doing some seasonal shopping and writes to the Blog …   “Knowing the Blog’s love of acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) Lego, even with the current self imposed diet, I couldn’t help but notice these cuff links while browsing the internet for Christmas gifts over the weekend!! I think they’re the perfect […]

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Digital Video Memo – the talking fridge magnet

On the subject of gadgets, I like the look of the new Digital Video Memo. It’s a small magnetised box with a video camera and microphone. You look into the camera, press record, and it captures a 30-second clip of your message, which can be played back to your colleagues in the office, or family […]

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India’s jet-set private planes impounded

Mukesh Ambani, chief managing director of India’s Reliance Industries, has had two of his executive jets impounded by Indian customs officers in investigations into unpaid tax on these and other luxury aircraft belonging to the country’s super-rich, according to an article in TimesOnline.

At least ten aircraft have been impounded in the past two weeks and hundreds more are being looked into. There is speculation that one of the jets is the $59 million Airbus A-319 which was a birthday gift for Mr Ambani’s wife Neeta on her 44th birthday last year, an event which was widely covered by envious bloggers at the time.

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