Monthly Archives: December 2011

Quote of the day 57

‘How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly Ocean.’ –     Sir Arthur C. Clarke

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Anchor alarm for iPhone

I found this very useful anchor alarm app for iPhone and iPad, made by the Active Captain crew. It’s called DragQueen, and it works using the GPS function to lock in a position while at anchor. When the anchor drags … Continue reading

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Quote of the day 56

‘Got my Kid a flat piece of cardboard for Christmas!… what the daft bastard wants with an ex box I’ll never know…..’ –    Anonymous

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The Xinjiang Procedure | The Weekly Standard

The Xinjiang Procedure | The Weekly Standard.

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Quote of the day 55

‘The sea does not take sides.’ –    Anonymous

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Pollution in China

A picture says more than 1000 words. These pictures by a Chinese photographer are shocking.

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Hainan fishermen arrested in Philippines

From South China Morning Post: Six fishermen from China have been arrested in western Philippine waters for catching endangered sea turtles, officials said on Sunday. The fishermen, from China’s southern island province of Hainan, were arrested on Friday in waters … Continue reading

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