Again this year Tolii received a Christmas present to go see the Cirque du Soliel show at the Royal Albert Hall – this year it was Quidam. I remember that I saw it years ago, I think in Atlanta. Long enough to have forgotten most of it.
But it was almost not to be. » Continue reading Uncertain at First, Quidam at Last! »
If you thought you were good a math…how about learning Arthur Benjamin‘s tips for squaring a 5 digit number in your head… [...]
Finally, an understandable description of the sub-prime crisis that preceeded the (likely) recession. Enjoy the “Two Johns”, John Bird and John Fortune as they clarify the details of the whole mess (if you like it, then there are many more on YouTube): [...]
Snoopy And His Friends, by The Royal Guardsmen
I am listening to one of, no, my most favourite record from my 1970s youth: Snoopy and His Friends, by The Royal Guardsmen.Â I am in the process of digitizing my copy of their 1967 stereo SLP vinyl record.
The only niggle upon listening to it today: the fake British and French accents.Â Have a listen: The Story Of Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron.
Mind you, I believed them to be the genuine thing when I was growing up in Canada.Â Think Dick van Dyke playing Bert in Mary Poppins and you’ll know what I mean.
» Continue reading Rediscovered: The Royal Guardsmen … and Snoopy »
Scientists and engineers will like my most recent discovery (again, I’m late to the trend): xkcd
By chance, the first comic I saw on the site is most brilliant (maybe they all are?): “Height”
Here it is in all its glory:
» Continue reading xkcd – Geeky Comics »