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Introducing the Music Page

Just a quick post to tell you that I have finally gotten around to creating a Music tab (at the the top of the blog, above the picture). I will try and upload mixes regularly, you can listen, download / comment etc. Feedback is definitely welcome. The intention is to try and find / upload some really […]

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How to Tell the Difference Between a Cat and a Dog

Here’s a simple task for you: Describe exactly what the difference is between the appearance of a dog and the appearance of a cat. Woofing and Meowing doesn’t count. It has to be appearance. Considering that its utterly obvious to anyone if they are looking at a cat or a dog, its surprisingly difficult to […]

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Insuring body parts

The recent story about Troy Polamalu made me wonder about what other weird and wonderful body parts have been insured for un-thinkable amounts of money. Troy’s just had his hair insured for $1 million. That’s quite a lot considering that he is a football player. Interestingly, the amounts involved here tell volumes about the importance […]

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The Mating Habits of Animals Explained

Ever wanted to gain a better understanding of the mating habits of whales, snails and bed bugs? Well look no further. Isabella Rossellini unveiled a brilliant set of short educational films (don’t worry, its work safe – Isabella remains clad in animal costumes) which were the surprise hit at the Sundance Film Festival. I have […]

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Learning to Fly

Do flightless birds make you sad? I’ve always kinda felt sorry for birds that can’t fly. Is the whole point of being a bird, the USP so to speak, not that you can soar in the clouds and look down at all the non-birds and laugh, poo or do both at the same time? Little […]

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Death in the Sauna

Tragedy struck at the 2010 World Sauna Championships, when the two finalists were taken to hospital with burns after the sauna reached temperatures of more than 110 degrees. Full CNN article here. One of the competitors Vladimir Ladyzhenskiy (presumably the chap on the left in the photo) very sadly died in hospital. Wikipedia has a summary […]

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Ark! Who to believe about Noah and his boatfull of animals.

Creation v. Evolution. Its one of those odd topics which you would have thought logic and science would long have brought to a definitive conclusion in favour of the latter. There are, however, still people (in fact people of great influence) who argue that creation is a theory which stands up to scientific challenge. Schools in some […]

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Afghanistan

A short post (some will be relieved I’m sure) but an incredible collection of incredible images from Afghanistan. Powerful stuff, and brings a sense of realism to the stories we keep hearing about in a very detracted way. Amazing how images can be so beautiful and yet disturbing at the same time. Check out all […]

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Welcome to my page!

So I am very excited that a certain someone has finally made sure I get off my butt and do something about setting up a page. Stay tuned for more. Copyright 2010 Caspar Schlickum

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