"octopussy" is two pretty fun, if banal, short stories sandwiching one entirely inconsequential one. Some soviet double agent has been sent a Faberge egg as payment for services rendered, so Bond goes to the auction to see if he can spot a KGB agent trying to bid up the price. And does. That's it.
Also recommended: "The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency".
Did you hear about the dyslexic, agnostic insomniac?
the heart/mind of my first computer, who went to the dump last week
That would be cool.
if i'd tried to learn one or 2 topics really well, i probably would have got another question. but i made the mistake of attempting to understand everything, and so i had a little clue about two of the other questions, but couldn't quite remember enough to answer them
useless but cute
then i realised later that in fact, it could be very useful if you wanted to cut a piece of wood the same length as the square root of such a prime (using pythagoras)...
They came second in my constituency from nowhere, but Labour got more than half the votes as usual.
A doctor running as an Independent on a 'save our hospital' ticket and a Welsh Labour party renegade running against the official candidate, a woman selected through positive discrimination, both won seats.
Apart from that, Liberal Democrats didn't do as well as I had hoped, neither New Labour or the Tories did as badly as I might have hoped, disappointed but not really surprised.