GALLERY: Swedish ISP has Bond-style datacentre in a nuclear bunker deep below Stockholm

Step down 1&1, you no longer have the coolest datacentre. That honour now belongs to Bahnhof, at their Pionen datacentre, buried deep in the bedrock below Stockholm in a former nuclear bunker. I don’t know where to start – it uses submarine engines! It has waterfalls! There’s 1,500,000 Watts of cooling! It can withstand a hit from a nuclear missle!

Click the image below to check it out, before my head explodes from the awesomeness.

(via, and more pictures and info at, Royal Pingdom)

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YouTube Video of the Week: The Suantum of Quolace


Today’s video is an alternative theme song to the new Bond film, written by Joe Cornish, one half of BBC 6Music, and formerly television, duo Adam and Joe. Quantum of Solace comes out today and I was lucky enough to get to see it last night. Without wanting to subject you to spoilerrrzz, it’s good, but it’s not a patch on Bond at his best in the 70s and 80s. Maybe that’s because I prefer silliness to gritty realism in films…

Quantum of Solace product placement update – Ford signs on to promote its new Ka


The imminent 90-minute product advertisement that is Quantum of Solace has just got a little more rammed with unique marketing opportunities, thanks to car-maker Ford signing on to feature its products in the movie-cum-advert.

So as well as whoring himself dry by using a Sony Ericsson C902 to phone HQ every few minutes, Bond will also be looking on approvingly as love interest Camille rolls up in a gold Ford Ka…