There is, apparently, a Japanese town named Aberdeen. This town originally had a different name, but was renamed to Aberdeen so that the local whisky distillery could put "Made in Aberdeen" on their bottles, with "Japan" in smaller print below.
As the plume of white smoke emerged from the chimneys of Broadcasting House, the BBC announced that the thirteenth Doctor Who will be played by a woman , namely Jodie Whittaker. (Tilda Swinton, presumably, already had
Two years ago:
As of Friday morning, all hell has broken loose in the UK.
As nobody predicted*, the British voting public voted to leave the EU, 52% to 48%. Well, the English and Welsh voting public, mostly; Scotland
Five years ago:
Nine Traits of the Veteran UNIX Admin , a quasi-humorous list of grizzled-neckbeard stereotypes:
1: We don't use sudo
2: We use vi, not emacs, and definitely not pico or nano
9: Rebooting is almost