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This Week:
* FIGHT - Which is the best chocolate bar?
* CHROMEBOOKS - Should you buy one?
* FUNNY NAME CORNER - It's back back back!

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B3ta email 636  - 4 JUL 2014

Touch this issue with your iPenis:
http://b3ta.com/newsletter/issue636

   YAY :  b3ta-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
   NAY : b3ta-unsubscribe@yahoogroups.com
  
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: PACT COFFEE, DELIVERED TO YOUR DOOR (Sponsored)
  Exclusive B3ta offer, delicious fresh coffee 
 
  Get your first 250g bag of Pact Coffee sent to
  home or work for just £1 when you use code
  'b3ta' here: 
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  Just buy some chuffing coffee alright? Cheers.


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: WHAT B3TA PEOPLE HAVE BEEN MAKING THIS WEEK

  >> All The Kings & Queens Of England <<
  Jfalle writes, "Here's a poem about the Kings
  and Queens of England. ALL of them." Yay poems!
  Yay pageantry! Yay the Royals!
http://www.b3ta.com/links/All_The_Kings_Queens_Of_England


  >> Rolf Harris' comics career <<
  Ambegris writes, "This is all I have to say
  about the man. In a comics blog." We're
  personally saying nothing about Rolf, the bad
  taste gags are all played out and the whole
  establishment being apparently riddled with
  paedophiles is a bit grim, even for us.
http://the-slipper.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/the-other-side-of-rolf-harris-not-that.html


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: USVSTH3M CORNER
  The other project run by Team B3ta

  * SLAP GEORGE OSBORNE - the fun bit isn't just
  whacking him but you can see how many other
  slaps he's had too. About 250,000 at time of
  writing, our ambition is to get it to at least
  1,000,000 then possibly some voodoo magic will
  happen.
http://games.usvsth3m.com/slap-george-osborne/


  * WHICH GENIUS DO YOU SLEEP LIKE? - click your
  sleep pattern to compare yourself to clever
  people. BTW: We nearly put Maggie Thatcher in,
  as she famously only slept 4hrs per week. Then
  we remembered she wasn't a genius and just a
  puppet of the dark forces of capitalism.
http://games.usvsth3m.com/which-genius-do-you-sleep-like/


  * WHICH IS THE BEST CHOCOLATE BAR? Fight! is
  going strong with some amazing user submitted
  lists including important confectionary based
  work like this:
http://games.usvsth3m.com/fight/which-is-the-best-chocolate-bar


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: SITES IN BRIEF
  Stuff we like that wasn't made by our mates

  * AMAZING HARDCORE MOUSE - reminds us of
  Jean-Claude Van Damme. 
http://imgur.com/9ZNLN6l


  * THE LOST ART OF THE CUTAWAY ILLUSTRATION - we
  don't see these much anymore. For shame.
http://www.messynessychic.com/2013/10/15/the-lost-art-of-the-cutaway


  * THE MOOD ALTERING EXPERIMENTS OF FACEBOOK -
  reminds us of this from John Higgs about the
  Daily Mail: 
http://jmrhiggs.blogspot.co.uk/2013/10/the-daily-mail-is-drug.html


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: GOOGLE CHROMEBOOKS
  Our opinion? Buy one

  This newsletter was written using Google Docs
  on a £179 Google Chromebook.

  We bought it on a whim and it's quickly become
  our favourite laptop. Dirt cheap and utterly
  great. Turns out that for 90% of our work a
  browser is all we need - checking Twitter,
  writing email, writing docs, the normal stuff.

  Amazing battery life too - genuninely 6 to 8
  hours, unlike our Macbook Air which can do
  about 90 minutes before dying on its arse.
  Model we grabbed is an Acer - lovely little
  thing.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/asin/B00GX9HSKM/b3ta-21


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: FUNNY NAME CORNER
  It's back!
 
  If you were targeting kids for a dental work
  company would you really call it EZ Pedo?
https://www.ezpedo.com/index.html


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: VIDEO SCHMIDEO
  Like MP3s but with moving images

  * FUN WITH BLACK BULBS - occasional B3ta
  contributor Lee Hardcastle fiddles around with
  UV.
http://www.b3ta.com/links/Fun_With_Black_Bulbs


  * THE COOLEST KID YOU'LL EVER SEE - two little
  kids having a scrap, but one has a fantastic
  special move.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNEP-hzt7n8


  * REVVING A CAR ENGINE - wait for it!
http://www.b3ta.com/links/Revving_a_car_engine_wait_for_it


  * CLEVER EGG THING -  We're not easily
  impressed, but we think if we had one of these
  our lives would be complete.
http://www.b3ta.com/links/Eierschalensollbruchstellenverursacher


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: B3TA IMAGE CHALLENGE
  Results from 'The Bigger Picture' 

  Last week we asked you to expand familiar artwork
  beyond its frame and show us what the original
  artist cropped out.
 
  Our favourites included:
 
  * MOVING OUT: Whistler’s Grandmother is
  relocated. (Captain Howdy)
http://b3ta.com/board/11085519
 
  * PLACE FACE: Magritte’s Son of man gets
  some classy friends (joefish)
http://b3ta.com/board/11085907
  
  * ICE SCREAM: Munch’s Titanic depiction
 (Barbarossa)
http://b3ta.com/board/11085335
  
  All these images, and your favourites can be
  found here:
http://b3ta.com/challenge/biggerpicture/


   >> New challenge: Toy Mashup <<
  This weeks challenge is to go all Doctor 
  Frankenstein on your childhood memories.
  Chopping and stitching two or more toys 
  together to make a better one.
http://b3ta.com/challenge/toymashup/


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  THANKS:
  This issue was written by Rob Manuel with
  David Stevenson. Stuff sent in by RompaStompa,
  tits, Marxist Pig, hadr0n, Ghoti Fingers &
  Pissflaps.

  Image challenge by Fraser Lewry.
  Mike Trinder is QOTW bloke.
 
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  TOP TIP:
  Make barbers think your hair grows really slowly
  by using four different ones on rotation, and
  telling them that they're the only barber you
  go to. (Just a vagabond)

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: AND FINALLY
  Which hack do you you trust the most?

  Currently Orla Guerin MBE is winning - an
  Irish correspondent currently working for BBC
  News based in Cairo, with a strong showing for
  young pretenders Owen Jones & Helen Lewis.
http://games.usvsth3m.com/fight/which-hack-do-you-trust-the-most


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: AH FUCK IT, LET'S RUN THE AD AGAIN
  Mainly because they sent us some free samples

  Get your first 250g bag of Pact Coffee sent to
  home or work for just £1 when you use code
  'b3ta' here - delicious.
http://bit.ly/1xbIF7P

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