Organic food in Fife, Scotland – shop, farm, boxes & cafe

May 5, 2007

+ A great place to go for organic food in Fife is ‘The Pillars’ farm, shop & cafe (they also deliver organic boxes.)
+ ‘The Pillars’ comes highly recommended by many and were nominees in last years ‘Spirit of Scotland‘ awards.
+ The shop/farm/cafe is located just outside Falkland.
+ There’s also an entry in the Soil Association directory about them, if you want to know more.


Easy way to find recipes for the ingredients you have

April 29, 2007

Amazing gymnastics/martial art moves! (video of actor from Jackie Chan films)

April 29, 2007
  • This guy is amazing!!! Watch the video and see for yourself.
  • His name is Joe Eigo and, among other things, he’s one of the actors/stunt men from the Jackie Chan films.
  • The video has had over 5 million views, is rated 4.82/5 stars and is the 2nd top earning video at Metacafe!!

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

Cut and paste any part of your screen with Snippy (freeware)

April 29, 2007
  • This tiny little freeware utility lets you cut and paste any part of your screen
  • You can cut rectangle/squares, or do freehand cut and pasting
  • You can cut with/without borders and define border thickness + colour
  • V Cool 🙂

AWESOME flash video!! ‘Animator v’s animation II’ (Matrix’esque)

April 29, 2007
  • Top ranked flash video of all time at ‘Newgrounds.com’! – this video is Very cool 🙂
  • Click the link above, then click on the ‘Watch this movie’ icon to see it

Cool web games, reviews etc at Web Game Magazine

April 29, 2007
  • Growing blog-style magazine that reviews and rates web games
  • You can look up games by type or popularity. They also have some handy quick links to their favourite games in the left hand column.

Get rid of headaches, relax, and more with ‘Brainwave Generator’

April 29, 2007

Funny… Weekly caption competition archive at the BBC

April 29, 2007

The BBC do a weekly caption competion. You can see the archive here.


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

Very cute and funny kitten pics

April 29, 2007

Take visitors to a random post on your WordPress blog

April 29, 2007

Share big files with a ‘Box.net’ widget

April 29, 2007

The rich getting richer on the back of the poor – sculpture pic

April 29, 2007

Picture of a sculpture in Ringkobing (picture/sculpture says it all)

– BBC have a very relevant article about the richer getting even richer!?!?!

– There are lots of other cool/funny sculpture pics at the site e.g. Man at Work


Laughter quotes

April 29, 2007

– 10 or so ‘Laughter quotes’ at Sugar Shock
– e.g. ‘He who laughs, lasts!’ 🙂


People sharing their secrets anonymously by post card…

April 29, 2007

VERY cool site where people send in postcards with their secrets written on the back
– Some are quite intense/adult in nature (you have been warned!)
– Cards are usually done in quite an arty way
– Site claims it is ‘the largest advertisement-free Blog on the Web’ (hit counter shows 74 million + visitors)


Cool (though a little weird) pics of ‘sculptures’…

April 29, 2007

Nice little collection of pics on someone’s blog. Some are pretty gothic, using skulls and bones etc. The site (uncommonpictures.blogspot.com) has some other arty pics as well.


Artificial people… the way forward???

April 29, 2007

ScienceAhead have a list of the ‘Top 10 Artificial Technologies Ready to Create a Real Human Being‘.


Uk’s richest get 20% richer in a year!

April 29, 2007

Click here for a BBC 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.


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.


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.


Multiple Intelligences… BBC article/program

April 28, 2007

*Click here for multiple intelligences article*
I like the way people are starting to think of intelligence in different ways. Instead of just the traditional IQ style intelligence, people are now talking about emotional & bodily intelligence etc.


‘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


Becoming/being self-employed… hints and tips

April 28, 2007

*Becoming/being self-employed article here*
Especially aimed at web-workers, a nice little summary of ‘best practices’ for the self-employed is available at WebWorkerDaily (lots of other interesting posts here as well.)