How Tos and Instructions

April 28, 2007

Click here for general how tos and here for instructions on making things
Two fun and useful how tos/instructions sites are Instructables & WikiHow. Both have loads of articles on different topics. Instructables focuses on making things while WikiHow covers a broader range of how tos. WikiHow has over 18,000 articles.

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Planet Earth 2?… habitable planet found! (article + video)

April 28, 2007

*New planet earth article here & video here*
A team of scientits have found the first potentially habitable planet outside our solar system! The BBC have an article and video clip with lots of info.


‘Leaping Shampoo’… weird/cool YouTube video clip

April 28, 2007

*Leaping Shampoo video clip here*
Did you know that shampoo will ‘leap’ out of a glass if you pour it in the right way?!? This is a cool (& weird!) slow motion video clip that shows the effect.

230k+ views – 4* rated


Low calorie food pics… what 200 calories looks like :)

April 27, 2007

*Low calorie food pics here*
Someone’s put together a collection of pictures that show what 200 calories of food looks like. They start off with a picture of loads of celery and work all the way down to a tiny bit of oil in the bottom of a glass. The pictures were taken with the same camera and using the same setup, so the portion sizes can be easily compared. V cool!


Funny Cat Pictures

April 23, 2007

Funny cat pictures… LOADS OF THEM!! There are around 2,500 pictures of cats in all kinds of funny poses over at the ‘Kattalogen.’ Some have funny quotes on them, and some are just plain funny pictures.

NB. all of the pictures are thumbnailed on one big page!


The pleasure of finding things out

April 18, 2007

You can see this and other snippets from a Richard Feynman interview on the BBC Horizon Webiste. You can also see the full interview (in 6 parts) at YouTube. The sound’s out of sync with the picture, but the interview is still very good.


Time turns – a beautiful poem

April 18, 2007

Time turns friends into enemies, enemies into friends… Time builds Love, Loyalty and trust. The full poem is here. Enjoy 🙂