Tag Archives: crazy

Why You Are Gaining Weight

So here is a question that you may think has an easy answer, when it apparently actually not only does not have an easy answer, but in fact has a changing answer: How heavy is a Kilo? The Kilo is an important reference point for all sorts of things to do with weights and measures. […]

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Unusual Holiday Destination: Chernobyl

Here I was thinking that the half life of plutonium has lots of zeros on the end of it! Following the accident in 1986, a 30 km exclusion zone was created and declared unfit for human habitation. So if you are tired of fighting your way past bus-loads of tourists, I’m thinking that one of […]

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The Wisdom of Beards

Much to the dismay of my partner, parents, numerous friends and even some random people I have met, I have recently grown a beard. This beard has even been the subject of a royal decree (this is no joke) when HRH Prince Philip suggested in casual conversation that I should “Cut it off and use […]

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Surprising Stories about the Sydney Harbour Bridge (Part 2)

When I started writing them all down after our recent trip to Sydney, I realised that there really are just too many stories for one post, so here a continuation and final 4 stories about the Sydney Harbour Bridge and its amazing history. And in case you missed them, click here to check out the […]

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Resolving Important Biblical Questions

Dr. Laura Schlessinger is a radio personality who dispenses advice to people who call in to her radio show. Recently, she said that, as an observant Orthodox Jew, homosexuality is an abomination according to Leviticus 18:22 and cannot be condoned under any circumstance. The following is an open letter to Dr. Laura penned by a […]

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Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia

I know for those that have them, these are no laughing matter, so this post should be read in the spirit in which it is intended…. not as a thing that is funny, but simply as a commentary on phobias. The now regular thing the entire UK has with snow, made me wonder what the […]

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Playing with the Harrods Lights?

Harrods is a pretty iconic place. Pretty building, lovely lights the whole year round. We all love Harrods (even if we don’t shop there much). But when a disgruntled former employee decided to send a message to the store and (probably more importantly) anyone admiring the view recently, he certainly did so with style. Of […]

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Bottle music

This guy really bottled it (ok, bad joke). But in all seriousness, what can you achieve if you combine the following ingredients: PLUS PLUS PLUS EQUALS Well, actually it equals something quite remarkable. Check out these videos (need sound). AND

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How I Intend to Get to Work in Future (Part 3 – Flying Car)

Although it has been proved otherwise (see here, for previous post about the world’s most useless machine), in theory every invention should be fixing some kind of problem. Well the problem that this invention apparently addresses is (according to the company’s website) as follows: “Every pilot faces uncertain weather, rising costs, and ground transportation hassles […]

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How I Intend to Get to Work in Future (Part 2)

I recently wrote about the rather amazing Martin Jetpack, and my plans to use it to get to work. In that post, I neglected to mention that I have also not been to work on things that have only one wheel. Mono-wheels. Uni-wheels. Whatever you want to call it, I’m thinking that it might be […]

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