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Politicians to replace faulty moral compass with new Ethical Sat Nav

Members of Parliament need never get lost againMPs are preparing for the arrival of a new piece of wearable technology that will help them navigate difficult terrain and always guide them towards the high moral ground.

The EPS, or Ethical Positioning System, operates by triangulating a person’s political standpoint via a number of morally aware ‘smart satellites’. If a politician starts to veer off course, perhaps about to break a manifesto pledge, the Sat Nav will interrupt with the message: ‘You are no longer on the agreed route, please perform a U-turn now.’

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Posted: Jan 7th, 2014
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Whales ‘stressed’ by slow rural broadband speeds

Whales and Dolphins are becoming increasingly stressed and agitated at the lack of availabilty of superfast broadband connections in their locales. For decades scientists have known that cetaceans have communicated over long distances, but only recently has their eager adoption of the internet come to naturalists’ attention.

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Posted: Feb 13th, 2012
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Bored Attenborough says most wildlife were ‘just showing off’

Veteran natural history broadcaster Sir David Attenborough announced his retirement from wildlife TV to fellow regulars at The Bears Head public house today, claiming that ‘most wildlife is boring’, and that he’d ‘seen everything rare anyway’.

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Posted: Feb 17th, 2011
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BBC Nature film crew slammed for giving alcohol to meerkats

new producer had background in reality TV

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Posted: Aug 17th, 2008
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