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"You Sank my Dysprosium!": Periodic Table Battleship

Kids these days, they have it so easy. Back in the old days, we learned our elements the hard way, by listening to “The Elements” by Tom Lehrer over and over until the vinyl wore out on the LP. 269 more words

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Classic game of the Week, No.7: Sampdoria vs. Lazio, September 1992

BY GLENN BILLINGHAM

Football fans of a certain age and/or taste will be lovingly familiar with Football Italia. Throughout the early nineties, Serie A was at its most captivating, and a magnet for the world’s best footballers. 1,152 more words

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Classic game of the week, No. 6: Norwich City 2-3 Manchester City 2005

Taking this run of the mill Barclays Premier League fixture at Norwich City’s Carrow Road and calling it a classic might be stretching the truth somewhat. 351 more words

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Classic game of the week no.5: West Ham United 3-3 Liverpool FA Cup final 2006

BY GLENN BILLINGHAM

For Liverpool fans, excitement and expectation are at their highest in the middle of a decade. For followers of West Ham, the peaks and troughs of hope and despair are far more frequent. 1,093 more words

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Classic game of the week, no.4: Nottingham Forest 4-3 Leeds United 1991

Brian Clough’s rancour towards Leeds United – and Don Revie – is the stuff of legend. His disastrous 44-day reign as manager at Elland Road in 1974 has inspired countless column inches, books and a feature film – The Damned United. 566 more words

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Classic game of the week, No. 3: Southampton 2-6 Tottenham Hotspur 1995

BY GLENN BILLINGHAM

Season 1994/95. Blackburn Rovers were crowned Premiership champions, Everton won the FA Cup and Eric Cantona went kung-fu crazy. However, slipping quietly away from the mainstream headlines, a certain one hundred and twenty minutes of football between two mid-table sides encapsulated all the wonderful and rose-tinted quirks of nineties football. 850 more words

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Geekmas Day 8: Eight Underloved Classics - A Listmas Detour

This post is part of the 12 Days of Geekmas.  Check out the concept here, and let NerdyAlerty’s blog feed your eyeballs as well! 1,229 more words

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