It is now widely recognised that performance enhancing drugs were widely used by professional cyclists in the 90s and early 2000s. It seems reasonable to believe that the vast majority of riders of note from this time used EPO or other methods of illegally enhancing their performance. Therefore, nobody should be surprised when it is revealed that a rider who was active in this period used PEDs.
Stuart O’Grady — who has won Tour stages and Paris–Roubaix, worn the yellow jersey and won Olympic gold — is the latest in… continue reading
Paying a small price each month to get unlimited access to watch as many movies as you want sounds like a good deal for those who watch lots of movies. Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu Plus all have libraries of thousands of movies and TV shows that customers can stream. Here I look at how good the selection they offer actually is.
First up, the IMDB top 250. These aren’t necessarily the greatest movies ever made, but it is a good selection of the most loved and most important… continue reading
Like many people, I had a go at creating a feed reader to fill the gap that Google Reader is about to leave. However, rather than building yet another feed reader backend, I have made use of the NewsBlur API and created an alternative interface to NewsBlur, called Alt.
I built this mostly to cater for how I use a feed reader, so it wouldn’t hurt to explain what this is: I get forty or so new items a day between the feeds I follow. I normally check my… continue reading