(by Baldwin Hamey – nom de plume) On the south side of Westminster bridge stands a large stone lion, or so it seems, but it is not made of stone at all, but of Coade’s artificial stone. The process for the material was invented in the 1720s by Richard Holt who took out a patent in 1722. The exact composition of the material is not known, but the ingredients were finely ground, poured into a mould and then fired in a furnace, producing a very durable stone-like product…
Video by Marc Wells.
Here’s my new black iPhone 5 as it was delivered yesterday.
It’s like having Ferrari delivered, and even though it arrived in an enclosed trailer, it appears as though it was driven cross-country, and a rock chipped the fender. In my case, this one has a deep gouge in addition to the scratches found by many others around the web. This kind of damage definitely occurred during assembly.
#ScratchGate #ScuffGate #FirstWorldProblems #iPout #iSad