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writing low values at the start of a Python list

I have a little Python program that is supposed to iterate through a list of lists. If the first value of any of the sub-lists is lower than the first value of the first sub-list in the new list, the program should prepend this sub-list. 120 more words


A Different Daniel Miller

A different Daniel Miller: still taken from Woody Allen’s madcap 1969 comedy Take The Money And Run.

(c) 2014 Mat Smith / Documentary Evidence

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Weird of the Day: The Normal, "Warm Leatherette"

I’ve just started reading Rip It Up and Start Again: Postpunk 1978-1984, author Simon Reynolds’ very convincing argument for considering the six years following the breakup of The Sex Pistols to be among the most wildly creative in pop music history. 202 more words

Weird Of The Day

What Scottish referendum is not about

O niepodległość walczyło wielu. Ze Stanami Zjednoczonymi na czele. W końcu Deklaracja Niepodległości to kamień milowy w rozwoju demokracji. Secesja i rozpad państwa to koszmar, którego nikt nie chciałby przeżywać (wystarczy jedna wojna domowa). 1,035 more words


Iterating through the first digits in each line of an imported text file in Python

I’m trying to iterate through the first number in each line of a text file. Here’s my code:

f = open('test.txt')
for line in iter(f):
    print line[1]
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Jews, Punk & The Swastika: An Uneasy Exploration (originally posted April '14)

“Rock against racism” is a phrase with which I’ve been familiar for many years now, having likely seen it emblazoned on tour posters for NOFX, Rancid and the like. 1,151 more words

On Society

Richard X - Into You (Virgin, 2003)

Richard X Presents His X-Factor Vol. 1 album | Virgin | 2003

Richard Hawley added subtle, discrete slide guitar and backing vocals to this pretty ballad from Richard X’s solitary album, with his old Pulp bandmate Jarvis Cocker on strangely maudlin lead vocals. 87 more words

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