“Our virtual Tesco shop of the same 30 items costs €132.64 in the Republic and €112.02 in the North, a difference of more than 20 per cent. ”
Actually, no. It’s either 18.4% dearer in Republic, or 15.5% cheaper in NI… but definitely not “more than 20 per cent”.
North And South: A tale Of Two Grocery Bills (Conor Pope, Irish Times)
A filthy Cupertino pr0n-off between the shameless 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 Apple A5 (SoC) and the utterly wanton 1.3 GHz dual-core Apple-designed ARMv8 64-bit Apple A7 with M7 motion coprocessor.
Full geekbench statfest here.
A graphic by @Amazing_Maps divides the world into five regions, each with the same population of China which, with 1.35 billion people, comprises 20% of the world’s population.
As a bunch of lads, they are, indeed, great.
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NASA has created this image to show the relative size of a neutron star.
…the crushed core of a star that has exploded as a supernova and packs half a million times the mass of Earth.
It’s smaller than Brooklyn.