Tag: amazing

 

Hardlinks: save hard disk space.

This is a good IT tip for people who want to save hard disk space, in situations when you have a large file that needs to be in two (or more) folders. Normally if you duplicate a file to another folder in Windows you will use double the space usedRead More

Victim of a lynch mob, or political correctness gone mad?

Warning! This post is not for headline hungry Rock-huggers. It is a long and in-depth look into a very serious and far reaching issue. It’s now stale news of course that Nizam Mohammed was  sacked by the President on 2011-04-04 in close approximation to apparently very unsavoury comments  made  atRead More

Going backwards and forwards at the same time.

I slept an unusual 9 hours last night (2011-11-22). I awoke this morning feeling really good for that. Then I went on the net and saw this: Water shortage to end soon  and then Maraval clean-up. I can’t find a single set of words to describe my resulting state ofRead More

Exploiting the ‘dummy’ market

The ‘dummy market’ is about exploiting people who don’t know, don’t think and don’t explore options – for whatever reasons. They find life is too complicated, too short, and everything is too much effort. They want it now and they don’t want to think too much about it. They’re unableRead More

Prime cuts–lock me up now!

Meat at £37.78 per kg – yep that’s gotta be a prime cut – or even a super prime cut, you might think! Well you’ve probably  spotted the picture below already so you know it isn’t. But because you love that kitty, you’d buy it – lovingly. That’s how weRead More

Helicopters

I was walking with a friend by the sea. As we walked we were talking about how important it was to identify things one really wanted to do in life and to set about achieving them. I told her how much I loved helicopters and wanted to ride in oneRead More

Scientist may eat shorts on TV!

Over the last week there has been excitement in the media about the speed of light barrier being broken by speeding neutrinos. This in essence means that the laws of physics as written/discovered by Einstein may have to be re-written. A neutrino is a very tiny particle with a veryRead More

Skype hotline

Q: What exactly is Skype? A: It’s a piece of software that functions as a telephone, on a computer. Q: What is software? A: Software is a computer programme or more commonly known these days as an ‘application’. Q: What’s a computer? A: It’s usually an electronic device that processesRead More

Jackie Evancho!!

The Cap is totally blowed down!! Like totally! Amma speechless.. just listen and watch. This one was last night – on Britain’s Got Talent.

The Pope escapes arrest in the UK

I wrote about this matter in November 2009 (see: Child Sex Abuse Scandal Rocks Ireland) but some will be wondering what this is about. Prof Richard Dawkins had made calls for The Pope to be arrested and charged with ‘crimes against humanity’ in April 2010 (Times 2010-04-11). However, as theRead More

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