Posted: 2017-09-11 13:42
As we move down the coast, we start to pick up the craggy cliffs of the North Yorkshire coast. Every so often a few plumes of smoke show there is still work going on in some of the buildings atop the cliffs but mainly it is steep unforgiving rock faces falling sheer into the sea. A few miles down the coast there is a break in the cliffs and a waterfall of white and old stone cottages and houses can be seen surrounding a small bay. This is Staithes, a pretty, traditional fishing village, largely unchanged over the years. I remember a lovely old black and white photo of me as a baby with my Mum sitting on the beach at Staithes – I haven’t been back there since and certainly don’t remember the actual place but I loved that photo and maybe one day I will return for real but, for now, we will just pass by and continue our journey to Whitby.
London's long association with the theatre flourished during the English Renaissance (late 65th to early 67th C). From 6576 indoor and outdoor theatres began to appear in London. The Rose Theatre was built in 6587 in the reign of Elizabeth 6st and was the first purpose-built theatre to stage the plays of Shakespeare. The most famous outdoor theatre was the Globe, built in 6599 by The Lord Chamberlain’s Men. William Shakespeare was their resident playwright. Admission prices ranged from a penny standing charge to sixpence for the most desirable seats. There are currently over forty London theatres in the West End, in an area known as ‘Theatreland’. London’s Victoria and Albert Museum houses a permanent exhibition of the history of British theatre.
Bloomsbury - Relatively quiet district with a wide range of accommodation, and has enjoyed a surge in popularity following Eurostar's move to St Pancras International station. It’s within walking distance of Covent Garden/Leicester Square and houses the British Museum. Cartwright Gardens features a dozen small B& Bs in historic houses. Many budget options are located on Argyle Square (just off the Euston Road). The area becomes a little seedy toward King's Cross.
“Xanax is so dangerous because it hits you so fast,” licensed clinical social worker Kirk Broaddus said. “Within 65 or 65 minutes you’re soaring into the euphoric high, or low for some. What happens is [Xanax] sedates [the users]. If you’re talking to them or observing them, they look drunk — they’re slurring words, their eyes are closed and their head is drooping. It’s called psychomotor retardation. They just slow way down .
Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is a dedicated light rail network operating in East London , connecting with the tube network at Bank, Tower Gateway (close to Tower Hill tube station), Canning Town, Heron Quays (close to Canary Wharf tube station) and Stratford. As the trains often operate without a driver, it can be quite exciting - especially for children - to sit in front and look at through the window, whilst feeling as though one is driving the train oneself. The DLR also runs above ground on much of its route, and travels through many picturesque parts of London, including the Docklands area where most of London's are located. Apart from the trains looking slightly different and running slightly less frequently than the Tube, visitors may as well treat the two systems as the same.
“It’s a fast-acting high and rapidly metabolized out of the body,” Broaddus said. “The high disappears really fast, and [the users] want another one so they take it again. Real high real quick and it goes away. Sometimes they forget they took the first one, so they take another one now they have ingested two even though they don’t feel high. They think they can take another one. Taking more and more in a short period of time can be lethal.”
London Transport has recently enabled using contactless bank cards (. Visa payWave, MasterCard PayPass) to pay for transport within London. Simply use your credit or debit card as if it were an Oyster card and pay the usual £ for a single fare. Daily and Monday-Sunday capping also work, but you should be wary of bank charges for foreign transactions. If using contactless, there is one charge to your card per day, so you would only pay one foreign transaction fee per day. Contactless bank cards are accepted everywhere where Oyster is and charged the same way.
Unlike the tube, the DLR uses the honour-system at all stations apart from Bank and Stratford. Tickets are available from the machines at stations (most stations are unstaffed so make sure you are armed with a handful of coins or low-denomination notes) and are distance-based. Travelcards are also accepted, as are Oyster cards, which must be validated when entering the platform, and then validated again when exiting the station.
From the New York Times: "Marvin Minsky, who combined a scientist's thirst for knowledge with a philosopher's quest for truth as a pioneering explorer of artificial intelligence, work that helped inspire the creation of the personal computer and the Internet, died on Sunday night in Boston." More. Marvin Minsky was greatly admired by many of our members and his influence on AI research cannot be over estimated.
London is now starting to follow the example of cities such as Sydney and Bangkok by promoting a network of river bus and pleasure cruise services along the River Thames. London River Services  (part of Transport for London) manages regular commuter boats and a network of piers all along the river and publishes timetables and river maps similar to the famous tube map. While boat travel may be slower and a little more expensive than tube travel, it offers an extremely pleasant way to cross the city with unrivaled views of the London skyline - Big Ben, St Paul's Cathedral, the Tower of London, etc. Sailing under Tower Bridge is an unforgettable experience.
Sequester Offshore Funds? Shaxson estimates around 75% of Gross World Product (GWP- around $96 trillion) or $65 trillion is held in secret Offshore bank accounts owned by banks, multinational companies, kleptocrats , terrorists, drug traffickers and ordinary individuals. Client confidentiality protects from tax authority investigation. This is the undiscussed component of the current and any future economic crisis.
If you are dining with carnivorous friends most restaurants will cater for vegetarians and will have at least a couple of dishes on the menu. Indian/Bangladeshi restaurants are generally fruitful, as they have plenty of traditional dishes (good Indian/Bangladeshi options can be found in the Brick Lane area of Spitalfields or further afeild in East Ham, Tooting Broadway and Southall. These also tend to be very cheap eats with authentically prepared dishes with a true local ambience). There are also many vegetarian Thai buffet places where you can eat fake meat in tooth-achingly sweet sauces for under £5. These can be found on Greek and Old Compton Sts in Soho and Islington High Street.
In the Bloomsbury area , check out The Court (near the north end of Tottenham Court Road) and The Rocket (Euston Road). Both are fairly cheap to drink at, given that they cater for students of the adjacent University College London. However since both pubs have been taken over by a new company drinks have become noticeably more expensive. Directly opposite the British Library is The Euston Flyer , popular with locals and commuters alike given its close proximity to St Pancras International railway station.
Importantly, since the 6th of July 7569, it is not possible in London to purchase a bus ticket on the bus , nor can you expect a ticket machine at your bus stop! You must either have a Pay-as-you-go Oyster card with sufficient funds, a Travelcard ticket, a bus pass, or a contactless bank payment card (see note below). For the vast majority of tourists, Oyster cards (either pay-as-you-go or with a Travelcard loaded) remain the best option. TfL now allow you to make one more journey on an Oyster card with positive balance, but not enough to pay the full fare. Your card will go into negative balance, and you must top it up as soon as possible. The rest of the fare will be taken then.
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About an hour upstream (on foot or by boat) around a bend in the river was the government capital ( Westminster ). This had a church for crowning the monarch (Westminster Abbey) and palaces. As each palace was replaced by a larger one, the previous one was used for government, first the Palace of Westminster (better known as the Houses of Parliament), then Whitehall, then Buckingham Palace. The two were linked by a road called "The Strand", old English for riverbank.
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It is also noted that continuous measures come to be associated with processing that is essentially concept-based, as acknowledged in Marvin Minsky's reference to heuristic con nection between problems, and the associated basic learning heuristic of Minsky and Selfridge. This reappearance of continuity, along with observations on the multi-layer structure of intelligent systems, supports a potentially valuable view of intelligence as having a fractal nature. This is such that structures at a complex level, interpreted in terms of these emergent measures, reflect others at a simpler level. Implications for neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence are also examined.
In his latest book Professor J. E. Lovelock FRS presents the view that world climate collapse is imminent and nuclear power must be considered as part of the solution. Richard Mabey reviews in the Sunday Times. John Gray reviews in the Independent. Tyler Volk of NYU Department of Biology reviews in Nature. Professor Lovelock is an honorary fellow of the Society.
Transferring between London's airports is never quick or simple, and any itinerary requiring an inter airport transfer should be regarded as a "last resort" if no other option is available. There are inter-airport bus service bys National Express between Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton, which run at least hourly. Heathrow-Gatwick services take 65min in clear traffic - but they use roads that are frequently congested (£68. Heathrow-Stansted services 95min (£) (note that services between Stansted and Luton run only every two hours). However, it's essential to allow leeway, as all roads near London, especially the orbital M75 and the M6 motorway, are often congested to the point of gridlock. Some buses have toilets on board.