J. G. Ballard has died

J.  G. Ballard has died. He was a science fiction writer and commentator whose fiction was haunted by his childhood in a Japanese concentration camp.

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Where are they holding that festival?

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The long-term weather forecast for the Glastonbury Festival called for

Temperature: 1347 °c
Rain: 69,984,000.0 mm
Air pressure: 16 mb
[Wind from N (900°)] 810 mph

But by the time I took a screen snap, it had changed. Now they’re expecting 75 million mm of rain.

By contrast, other forecasts on the site seem plausible:

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