We're in this brexit mess because David Cameron got a majority in 2015, even though:
- 2 in 3 people voted against him
- 159 Tory seats where most people didn't vote Tory

Our electoral system is a disaster. Vote tactically. dontsplittheremainvote.com/

CURLmas is back! The advent calendar webpage that takes all 24 days of advent to download! Be amazed as the image changes every day without any JavaScript! Swoon as the progress bar in curl or wget shows the percentage of advent completed! curlmas.dbatley.com/

OSCE act as international observers in elections everywhere from the United States to Kyrgyzstan. They've been invited to the UK general election, continuing a 15 year tradition. osce.org/odihr/elections/uk

Fed up with the election campaigns and useless politicians? You'll be even more fed up when the wrong one gets elected! Register to vote - last day Tuesday. gov.uk/register-to-vote

Here's a version of DontSplit with minimal branding and no noise, just the tactical voting recommendations. Suitable for embedding or linking or whatever. dontsplittheremainvote.com/min

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Reading through spam messages on one of our wordpress sites, and all the spam messages are so positive!
it's just bots saying "thank you, great article", and "amazing read, thank you for your content". It's like people invent these bots to improve your mood or something :D

Tom Scott and Irving Finkel play The Royal Game of Ur, a 4,000 year old game youtu.be/WZskjLq040I

The Earth's Core contains a large iron crystal spinning differently to the rest of the Earth. But how could scientists ever work that out? In Our Time bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05s3gyv

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