Category Archives: Interesting
The history of Mahna Mahna.
The end of consumerism?. Nah, doubt it very much. But it is an interesting article that highlights some of the trends for using the power of the internet to facilitate social sharing of goods and services.
I’d heard of the Passenger Pigeon before and whilst I knew it was hunted to extinction, I’d never really read up about it. Then something tweaked my curiosity the other night and so I did a little reading on that … Continue reading
I watched Is Oral Sex Safe on BBC3 iPlayer last night (it was a dull night and I was curious). Turned out to be another dumbed down BBC documentary that could have been squeezed into a 10 minute program considering … Continue reading
Maybe interesting isn’t the best way to describe this but it is thought provoking. The last words of Bill Zeller. You’ve probably never heard of him and it’s a long, sad read but worth making the effort for I think. … Continue reading
Video by National Geographic – 7 Billion (the population of the planet by the end of this year if you’d not guessed already).
Exploring a giant cave in Vietnam. The article is a worth a read too.
Google Body Browser. See what’s underneath the skin… You’ll need a browser with WebGL support so might need to get one of the Chromium nightly builds or Chrome beta.
Although I’d already sorted out my mortgage with HSBC, I was curious to know how interest rate rises and lump sum payments would affect my monthly mortgage costs. I did a little looking around and found a few online calculators … Continue reading
Interesting article about Melilla, a Spanish enclave at the forefront of preventing African immigrants from reaching Europe.