4chan may have identified the Boston bomber

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  “The investigation is in its infancy,” “We are doing this methodically … yet with a sense of urgency.” Richard DesLauriers, the FBI’s special agent leading the Boston Investigation.   The biggest task for investigators of the bombing will be to sift through the mountain of continually growing pictures More...

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By HardCopy On Sunday, January 13th, 2013
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Be Careful What You Wish For

Last week we received an e-mail from a young South African, Graham Rex, who was moving to Glasgow.   He was asking if he could write for the Hard-Copy. We said “Nae danger pal, send us an article on a topic More...

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By HardCopy On Sunday, January 6th, 2013
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The Koreans are Coming!

Don’t worry, not the Northern variety.   First Samsung took over the world, then a chap called Psy took over the internet. Now an alcoholic beverage called Jinro Soju is the worlds most popular spirit More...

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By HardCopy On Thursday, September 13th, 2012
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The Hard-Copy Guide to Surviving University Halls

There is absolutely no doubt that moving into University halls kicks all kinds of ass. The prospect of alcohol & energy-juice-fueled post-High school sexual shenanigans, away from the prying eyes of mummy and More...

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By John On Friday, September 7th, 2012
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Reflections on the 2012 RNC: that wasn’t Clint Eastwood, and that’s not the Republican party

For those of you who live on Mars, allow me to fill you in. Last week (at the time of writing), Clint Eastwood made a surprise guest appearance at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, FL, where he proceeded More...

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By John On Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
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Can piracy save music?

Illegal downloading has long been demonised as theft, a dangerous and immoral practice that puts the music industry at risk. But could it actually provide the shot in the arm that our bland and stagnant music scene More...

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By HardCopy On Thursday, July 5th, 2012
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Emirates Departure Lounge Has Another Guest as van Persie Refuses New Deal

Robin van Persie has chosen not to extend his contract at Arsenal beyond its expiry at the end of the coming season.   The 28-year-old announced his decision, in typical modern-day style, via Twitter.    The More...

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By HardCopy On Wednesday, July 4th, 2012
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Dear BBC, stop patronising my generation

If you’re young and intelligent, the media isn’t for you Have you watched any ‘young people’ TV lately? BBC3, for example? If you haven’t, I recommend it as a sociological study. It’s More...

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By HardCopy On Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
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Rangers Newco Nightmare Continues

The problems at the football club formerly known as Rangers have continued unabated this week with the announcement that several key players will not be transferring their contracts over to the newco.   Scotland More...

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By HardCopy On Friday, June 8th, 2012
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Body bags and broken promises.

July 1995, UN commanders are told that there are no more men arriving at the Kladanj refugee camp, just women, children and old men. Thousands of Bosniaks (Bosnian Muslims), mostly men, have been rounded up, stripped More...