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New Scientist’s Feedback column reports that this month’s Good Housekeeping magazine has an advert for a new CircoSteam oven. It says: “Attention to detail means that Neff’s CircoSteam doesn’t have complicated functions – just simple one-touch controls, including 52 cooking programmes…” Reader Xavier Mooney suggests this statement contradicts itself and New Scientist agrees. (Source: Transport News Brief)

No proposal has been made to the House of Commons Administration Committee to commemorate the 350th anniversary of the death of Oliver Cromwell. (Hansard, 24 Oct 07.) Copyright © 2007 Defence Research & Analysis (DR&A)07/42. (Source: DNA DEFENCE NEWS ANALYSIS, Issue 0742, 29 Oct 07)

“There is no reason to fly through a thunderstorm in peacetime.” – Sign
over squadron ops desk at Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ, 1970. (Source: Mike Gormley)

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