Category Archives: World

New Page Added: Nazi Looted Art – recently added Dorotheum Auction Catalogues 1942 -43

Recent Digitized Dorotheum Art Sales between 1942 – 1943 The tracing of Nazi looted art should now be much easier with the onset of digital technology. Several institutions have collected together some of the data that has been made available … Continue reading

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London2012: Final IT Systems Tests This Week

LOCOG and their lead systems integrator, ATOS will spearhead the final testing of systems across 17 venues this week. This also includes a simulated disaster recovery event to ensure that systems are ready and able to recover within hours from … Continue reading

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London2012: Not So Lady-Like, but Girls will be Girls!

Women Boxing at the London2012 Games. Whatever you feel about boxing let’s big it up for┬áNicola Adams and Natasha Jonas who have made it to London2012, the first ever women’s Olympic boxing bouts. The old trout’s tongue was difficult to … Continue reading

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London2012: Usain Warms Up with 9.82 sec 100 metres in Jamaica

Well it has not really made the headlines but it’s 9.82 at the outset of the season. Bring on the Master!

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Kony 2012 Get Joseph Kony for the Invisible Children!

In the year of the London Olympics, which has the future of the world’s children at its heart, HD is relaying this video which is now viral on the world wide web. Please watch all of it, pay attention and … Continue reading

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London2012: Gamesmaker Training Started Today

HD went to the first of three training sessions for London2012 Gamesmaker. Eddie Izzard and Jonathan Edwards entertained us all. All 10,000 of us and that is only a fraction of the workforce for the London Olympics. Surreal Look at … Continue reading

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Giant of an Article on Europe’s Little People

HD had often noticed how small people make good comedians. Arthur Askey, Ant and Dec, Sid Little (of Large fame), Charlie Drake and so on….so he laughed a lot when this article appeared today(Sunday) adding Berlusconi and Sarkozy to this … Continue reading

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Keeping a sense of humour around the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear plant

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German Right on the rise Again!!!

Soon Germany will have to make a decision whether to stay in the Euro or not. Germany is getting economically strong again. A strength historians and others have said would cause security issues across the world again. Be afraid, very … Continue reading

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