Tag Archives: nonsense

String theory

It’s an interesting fact that if you took the strings from all the rackets in Roger Federer’s bag and lay them end to end, . . . you’d have a good chance of beating him.

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Woke up, fell out of bed …

An item of news that caught my attention today was the detention of a vulture in Saudi Arabia. The bird is suspected of being an Israeli spy as it was carrying a GPS transmitter and a tag bearing an identification … Continue reading

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Woke up, fell out of bed …

Practice makes perfect. But they say nobody’s perfect, so why practise? Previous Next

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Science or pasta?

An interesting scientific prediction appeared in the science journal Nature a little while ago . A team of scientists led by epidemiologist Andrew Tatem at the University of Oxford studied the narrowing gap between male and female athletes and found … Continue reading

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Great qualities

Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it and virtue is doing it. Experience is realising you did something else.

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Woke up, fell out of bed …

88% of road accidents are caused by sober drivers. Something should be done about them. Next

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Science or pasta?

There is now irrefutable evidence of a link between pirate numbers and global temperatures. I know correlation does not imply causation, but hey …

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