Show me the goodies is moving to Flexiblog

May 16, 2007

***UPDATE*** Show me the godies is moving to Flexiblog

In case anyone’s been wondering where I’ve been, I’ve moved to a new blog over on Blogspot. Content will probably be pretty similar, although time will tell 🙂


News highlights at one of the most popular sites on the web

April 29, 2007
  • The ‘Drudge Report’ highlights some of the top stories from around the world in a basic & quick to read format
  • Its got a HUGE readership: over 15 million hits in the past 24 hours!!! and over 4.5 BILLION hits in the past year

New Tolkien novel goes on sale – The Children of Hurin

April 29, 2007
  • Tolkien’s son has completed a book from some of his dad(JRR Tolkien)’s manuscripts – see more at the BBC
  • The book is on sale now

Take visitors to a random post on your WordPress blog

April 29, 2007

Share big files with a ‘Box.net’ widget

April 29, 2007

House price crash in Spain?

April 29, 2007

The BBC have an article on this.


Concert Tickets… peer-to-peer style

April 28, 2007

*Click here for concert tickets site (StubHub)*
StubHub is a site that lets you buy and sell concert tickets (and sports/theatre tickets) online. Its a peer-to-peer style system a bit like e-bay (in fact was bought by E-Bay in Jan this year,) so you also get the security of a big company being involved in the buying/selling.


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.


Do you Digg?… Digg this post at Digg.com

April 25, 2007

Digg is a GREAT place to go to find out what cool/interesting/fun sites people have come across. Its a major (ranked 88th most popular site in the world! at Alexa.com) ‘social bookmarking’ site, where members submit ‘content’ (weblog posts, news articles, etc.) Other users then check out the content themselves and if they like it they ‘Digg’ it.

**To Digg this article, click here 🙂 **


Mortgage refinancing. Get the best mortgage rate!

April 25, 2007

Mortgage refinancing can “substantially slash mortgage repayments” – this article details five easy to follow steps to help you get the best mortgage rate you can, and to pay your mortgage off early.


Kryptonite is REAL!

April 24, 2007

The BBC have reported on the discovery of a new mineral which was described in the film Superman Returns as Kryptonite! See for yourself here. Does this mean the real Superman is out there as well?!?!? lol


Satellite launch rocket exploding

April 17, 2007

Awesome video footage of a satellite launch rocket that blew up just after take off. The debris was so hot, it melted the wheel rims on a car!


Great consumerism pics/art

April 17, 2007

**60,000 plastic bags**, the number used in the US every **five seconds**
106,000 aluminum cans, the number used in the US every thirty seconds
These and more pics here


Ouchh!! (funny pic)

April 17, 2007

Sometimes its better NOT to try and be helpful… (Click here for the pic) 🙂


UK pound goes through $2 barrier

April 17, 2007

Looks like UK interest rates are going up again. Check out the full article here.


Want some GOOD news for a change?

April 16, 2007

Take a trip to the Good News Network and remind yourself that things are not all bad.

If you have any good news stories to share, you can submit them here (although you have to register first.)


Highlights of Ricky Gervais Meeting Garry Shandling

April 16, 2007

Only 10 mins long, but a very funny video 🙂

You can also see the full video here.


Are UK house prices beginning to crash?

April 16, 2007

There’s a website dedicated to this topic, which has some interesting graphs and a great wiki style news blog. The BBC have also written an article on this subject which includes comments from someone from the website. In today’s news, they also report a slight fall in UK house prices.


Goat marriage (to a man!!) & two legged goat walking!

April 16, 2007

Check out this BBC story about justice, Sudan style, where a man was forced to marry a goat! And while i’m on the subject of goats, how about this video of a two-legged goat walking 🙂


Monstrous conspiracy theory/UFO (and more) site

April 15, 2007

Has been going for 10 years and boasts “a highly professional staff of 48 dedicated people” and “104,658 members” AboveTopSecret is huge!! I also like their motto which is ‘deny ignorance’ 🙂


Brain Scan that reads your INTENTIONS!

April 15, 2007

News article about scans that have already been done!


Otters holding hands & more

April 15, 2007

The BBC do a short weekly highlights video of their funniest & strangest clips (look for the entries starting “Did you see?”) This week’s entry (13 Apr 2007) includes Otters holding hands & a guy who swam down the Amazon!!


Keep up-to-date at Newlaunches.com

April 14, 2007

Newlaunches focuses mainly on phones, gadgets, PC & other tech stuff. They also link to a few other ‘newlaunch’ sites in their Blogroll.


Funny house price crash video

April 14, 2007

Very funny house price crash vid. Its a UK vid so you may not get all the jokes (UK viewers should find it extra funny though 🙂 )