Tag: Germany

30th December 2018 / / Criticism
11th November 2015 / / Daily Links

Germany a quarter of a century after reunification, spearfishing orang-utans, further and farther, Alice in Translationland and synaesthesia and the brain.

4th March 2015 / / Fun
19th August 2013 / / Real Life™

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21st March 2013 / / Economics

Sparks of a move to label products according to their expected life spans

It’s a situation many of us are familiar with. The milk turns sour, the yoghurt has curdled, and there are patches of water on the kitchen tiles. At fault in this tale is the refrigerator, which, barely three years old, has started to gurgle and appears to be reaching the end of its useful life. And like the DVD player, vacuum cleaner and coffee machine before it, the warranty has expired and the costs of repair far outweigh those of buying afresh. Yet according to a new survey, these failures might just be deliberate.