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!!

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

Take visitors to a random post on your WordPress blog

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)


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.


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.


Free traffic! Increase web site traffic for free.

April 26, 2007

Get some free traffic to your blog / web site (through a site called ‘ipings’.) All you do is fill in 4 boxes on a form (name, URL etc), and click submit. When you do, a bunch of sites get notified that you have new content for them to come and index. Its a dead easy way to increase traffic to your web site / blog.

**WARNING! – you should only use the service when you add new content to your site. Pinging without having new content “probably will get you banned or ignored”!!

If you want to know about how the site works and what happens when you ‘ping’, check out the ‘about‘ and ‘to ping or not to ping‘ pages. Well worth reading IMHO – there are good explanations of how web spiders work and how pinging can help you get listed on major search engines!


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.


Funny stuff – page cannot be displayed…

April 25, 2007

Comedy web error page… “This page cannot be displayed because you need some fresh air.” It goes into more detail… V funny, and probably applies to lots of us 🙂 Click here to see the page.


Robots in our future

April 25, 2007

Scientists are predicting that in the very near future (within 5 years) we’ll have robots for things like child-minding, care-home work, and prison monitoring! This is according to an article in the Daily Mail, a large UK national daily paper… “Are we safe from robots that can think for themselves?

The BBC also have some interseting articles on this subject. An article written yesterday talks about future robots being autonomous, decision making machines. It also talks about ‘robot rights’! amongst other things. There are some other good robot articles in the right hand column as well.


Its a small world – video

April 24, 2007

Very cool video about how small the world is. Not your normal kind of ‘its a small world’ – this video shows how small the earth is in comparison to other planets and stars (almost 100,000 views and 4 star rated at YouTube.)


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!


Reiki healing for free

April 22, 2007

Free Reiki healing is available at The Reiki Experiment. All you need to do is leave a comment on the ‘Request a healing’ Page and someone will ‘send’ you a healing. There’s a Wikipedia entry on Reiki if you want more info about this type of healing.


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 🙂


Funny video about ‘polite distances’

April 17, 2007

This is just so true!….. (the video is about how close a person needs to be for you to hold the door open for them.) V funny 😀


What makes us happy in the long-term?

April 17, 2007

The BBC has an interesting acticle on this subject, which follows on from a recent European survey. The summarised answer is “To be well off, have a better work-life balance and good public services, and, possibly, to lower our expectations” The comments are quite interesting as well.


The Secret of Wealth and Happiness

April 17, 2007

Possibly not what you’d expect from the title, this is a short, but uplifting little post.