Tag Archives: Africa

#R2BC Monday’s #GoodNews – ShamStep

If you’ve been following Silicon Nomad for a while you’ll probably know that my musical tastes can be more than a little eclectic. I love seeing and hearing new things and I’m really looking forward to more Epic Rap Battles and the amazing Professor Elemental. Today, the story that jumped out at me is 47SOUL. […]
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#R2BC Monday’s #GoodNews – Adventure Time

Live Action Roleplaying or LARP has been part of my life fro almost 20 years. An amazing hobby, involving pure escapism and the making of a great many lifelong friends. This weekend was the annual UK LARP Awareness & UK LARP Awards Convention in Leicester and a chance to meet up with friends, share stories […]
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#R2BC Monday’s #GoodNews – Happy Australia Day

Apologies for the delay in R2BC, but with a big enough time difference… Happy Australia Day. Living in the UK, the New Year and Queen’s Birthday Honours List can sometimes feel like a mystery. Knighthoods, Damehoods, CBEs, OBEs, MBEs, GCGs, KMCGs, and the rest of alphabet, mixed with a long list of the famous, not […]
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#R2BC Thursday’s #GoodNews – Bounce

Laser-etched metal that is so water resistant it BOUNCES WATER!! 😀 Okay, that science squee apart there are some great stories today. Crime at a record low in England & Wales No Coup in Yemen Freed Hostage in Cameroon Though my favourite for today has to be a glimpse inside the British Library Archive. As […]
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#R2BC Friday’s #GoodNews – Black Friday, now a Bit Brighter

Black Friday Blues? Bereft of a Bargain? Fear not for Silicon Nomad is here to brighten your day! 😀 Okay enough of such frippery, but Reasons to be Cheerful is here to shine a more humane light on what can be a very dark day, as people clamber over each other for a discount gadget. […]
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#R2BC Friday’s #GoodNews

As mentioned previously, due to family commitments I’m keeping my comments pretty brief this week. Well the weekend is here and a massive congratulations to my friends Natalie & Robyn for tying the knot. Many congratulations ladies, I wish you every happiness together. In other hopeful looks to the future we have – Multi-party talks […]
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#R2BC Monday’s #GoodNews

No flashy and inspired sub-title today I’m afraid, but with these stories I’m sure you’ll forgive me. 🙂 Building on the amazing news from last Monday, Alaska now joins the majority of US States to allow same-sex marriage after another ban was declared unconstitutional. Today, we will also get to hear about the new devolution […]
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#R2BC Tuesday’s #GoodNews –

In good news for the current Ebola crisis, the 17 escaped patients have been found. 85 Nigerians rescued Video game created for blind players Missing Ebola patients Found Coach crashes on the M5. No Serious Injuries Brain stimulation may help stroke patients Rare Amur Leopard born in UK href=”http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-28824257″ target=”_blank”>Pipe band wins record 10th World […]
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#R2BC Friday’s Good News Digest – What’s New Pussycat?

Yesterday saw BBC Horizon put out a show about ground breaking research into the behaviour of domestic cats. Well worth a look if you have access to BBC iPlayer. The research was based on work concerning the behaviour of Cheetahs in the wild out in Botswana, there’s an interview about this and other amazing science […]
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#R2BC Wednesday’s Good News Digest

Not quite what people would expect from your average copper but remember people in uniform are people too. 🙂 This day in history saw the pen knife that became the Swiss Army Knife patented by Carl Elsener, and speaking of inventions to make our lives easier a new rugged modem has been created to improve […]
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