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PrincePicks.com

I’ve been collecting Prince Guitar Picks for years. Hope you enjoy my collection.

Credible Likeable Superstar Role Model!

Catherine Bennett is a Credible Likeable Superstar Role Model. Taking time out from her work as a palaeontologist, Bennett has released two songs to date…

I done a little MetaFilter post about a nice thing I heard about on Woman’s Hour.

Reddit’s User Agreement

You agree not to use any obscene, indecent, or offensive language or to provide to or post on or through the Website any graphics, text, photographs, images, video, audio or other material that is defamatory, abusive, bullying, harassing, racist, hateful, or violent. You agree to refrain from ethnic slurs, religious intolerance, homophobia, and personal attacks when using the Website.

You further agree not to use any sexually suggestive language or to provide to or post on or through the Website any graphics, text, photographs, images, video, audio or other material that is sexually suggestive or appeals to a prurient interest.

If you are at all familiar with Reddit, the above might come as something of a surprise.

What Netflix Does

Netflix does not always respect the original aspect ratio of films. A compendium of cropping horrors.

I’ve noticed this a few times, to the point of grabbing a torrent rather than watch the Netflix ‘cut’.

Journal: PayPal, and the word “Iranian”

I was told that their shopping cart code was blocking the order because the book had the word “Iranian” in the title. And that word is on a “blacklist” (their word, not mine) as PayPal is based in the USA. And that was that. Our PayPal account manager on the phone in Dublin—who was vaguely helpful and evasive in equal measure—said that he could tell by my accent that I was American and I would understand the issue.

THE ETERNALIST

An album by L. Pierre. Made with Vine. For best results, search for LPierreMusic in the Vine app on your device and listen from the Profile page. Earphones recommended.

Tiny little songs by Aidan Moffat.

West Kirby Museum

Formerly known as the Charles Dawson Brown Museum, it was hidden away for more than a century and was available to view by appointment only.

Amazing!

The old museum room has been completely transformed into a modern, spot-lit and accessible display area.

Bugger.