Thursday, March 31, 2005

If IE is in ofline mode, MSN won't work.

I don't even use IE so I don't know how it got offline. I don't use the normal MSN client either, I use Miranda but that doesn't seem to make any difference.

Sunday, March 27, 2005

I actually learn something new every 2.06 days

I did the math. Turns out I don't learn something new every day after all.

I'm not sure if I can be arsed to change the title of this blog though.

Saturday, March 26, 2005

The electric motor in my toothbrush is powerful enough to screw my monitor

Trying to catch up on the news while brushing my teeth makes me feel seasick.

Monday, March 21, 2005

Clint Mansell was actually in Pi

My personal favourite greebo turned film composer actually appeared in Pi as a photographer.

I am so going to have to watch that again to spot him.

Sunday, March 20, 2005

Electric Forecast

Electric Forecast are a comedy duo. One of them is outrageously ginger. They are also "Big Cook, Little Cook" of CBeebies fame.

I didn't know this until last night and seeing them on "X-Rated: The Sex Films they tried to Ban" pontificating about hardcore pornography was quite a contextual switch to have to make.

Friday, March 18, 2005


The ocelot (Leopardus pardalis, or Felis pardalis) is a wild cat distributed over South and Central America.

How do I know? 'Cause I checked when I found out my girlfriend wanted one of these.

Thursday, March 17, 2005

The real meaning of 80/20

The 80/20 law is better known as the Pareto principle.


Friday, March 11, 2005

If Parliament doesn't stop debating, then the day doesn't end.

So says a local MP

At the time of writing, it is well past 33 o'clock on Thursday and no end in sight.

Saturday, March 05, 2005

Giant squid taste like floor cleaner

I can't tell you how I know this. It's a secret.

Friday, March 04, 2005

There are 22 non-McNugget numbers

Tuesday, March 01, 2005

Using the word "referendum" in a post will generate anti-EU adverts

This post generated a lot of "Vote No" ads on the site.

Probably time for the pro-Europe lobby such as it is to start investing in a little adsense.

FWIW, I'm blocking them as I see them.