Wednesday, June 28, 2006
This || That SHiT: Most amazing football Goal Ever!
Sunday, June 25, 2006
THE NATURES OF THE STARS
Sunday, June 18, 2006
This || That SHiT: Why the Dollar Bubble is about to Burst
Monday, June 12, 2006
BPS Research Digest: Rare counting ability induced by temporarily switching off brain region
Goldfish formation dancing
Friday, June 09, 2006
A post to digg
The other exciting thing about this is - because it will teach the kids what source code is. I'm fairly sure, if western electorates, understood what the difference between open source and closed source was, in terms of an operating system, would not vote for it.
I am still astonished that in the last American election, the American electorate did not go absolutely ape-shit, about the Diebold machines being closed source. The computer plus the internet, is the most ubiquitus tool ever invented, for putting information in the hands of the ordinary folk.
Join in the debate here
Tuesday, June 06, 2006
The Closet Grandmaster
Sunday, June 04, 2006
From the same website there is this gem, the Royal institutes 1974 - 1975 christmas lecture, well worth watching.
Saturday, June 03, 2006
Is this for real
I have long been an advocate for the idea that outer space, is the correct destiny for the human race. I wrote an essay in 1992 detailing why I think outer space is the true human destiny, you can read it here
The big cost for achieving orbit, is that it usually requires three rocket stages to achieve. If orbit can be achieved with one rocket stage it will be far cheaper and safer.
If ions can used for lift and the ceiling as claimed is 60 miles, then a rocket lifted by ions would not have to fight against much air resistance, so might possibly be able to reach orbital velocity with far less fuel.
Friday, June 02, 2006
Nice music video
You won't believe this dog .
I've just heard a nice thing on BBC radio 4 "The winner of the rat race, is still a rat"