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21 September 2010

Sir Terry Pratchett creates a sword with meteorites

It was not enough, however, simply to find some metal and get a blacksmith to bash it into shape.

Pratchett, believing the sword would not truly be his own unless it was made from metal he had produced, found a field with deposits of iron ore near his home in Wiltshire, west of London.

He gathered the deposits and smelted the iron ore himself.

Ok, that kind of dedication is just damned cool.

16 September 2010

First-Ever Vaccine-Autism Court Award

the government said vaccines aggravated an unknown mitochondrial disorder Hannah had which didn't "cause" her autism, but "resulted" in it