Month: October 2009

Nicole also cleaned out the MERLIN (Microgravity Experiment Research Locker Incubator) Galley fridge, removing all of its contents to temporary stowage. Afterwards, a 24-hr bake-out of the unit will be commanded from the ground, to help prevent moisture getting into …

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I received this from the Manx Government — it might interest some of you.http://www.moneymedia.co.im/online/sep2009/

A Dept of Health and Social Security report into the ending of the reciprocal health agreement with the UK – which will go before Tynwald this month – says we’re on our own after the current arrangement ends on April …

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A Dept of Health and Social Security report into the ending of the reciprocal health agreement with the UK – which will go before Tynwald this month – says we’re on our own after the current arrangement ends on April …

The times they are a changin’ Read More »

The Guardian: After 100 days, 35,000 applications and 2,400 people who succeeded in becoming living works of art, rain, hail, thunder, scorching sun and bitter dawn chill, the people’s occupation of the empty plinth in Trafalgar Square came to an …

Another Manxie on the plinth in Trafalgar Square Read More »

Jonny Bellis has come out of a coma and is slowly recovering from the serious injuries he suffered during an accident while riding his scooter in Italy on September 19. According to British Cycling, doctors at the intensive care unit …

Jonny Bellis out of coma Read More »

Finally, and in time for holiday shopping — Laxey Woollen Mills is online. Check out their neat site here: http://www.laxeywoollenmills.com

It’s been a while since we looked at the lingo — here are some Manx classes from Phil Kelly – recommended by Jim Morrison. Personally, I can’t open them for some bizarre reason maybe my programs are too old, but …

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Staying fit in space is about to get easier now that astronauts on the International Space Station have finished building a new zero-gravity treadmill named after TV comedian Stephen Colbert. Dubbed COLBERT after the host of Comedy Central’s “The Colbert …

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