busy bee

What if a bee wrote an advice column? The Onion is onto it
Dear Worker Bee #7438-F87904,
My husband and I split last year after 11 years of marriage. We’re still good friends, though, and we even go out for coffee once a week. Problem is, lately, he’s been seeing a new person, someone I feel [...]

techguy

This is for those of you who are looking for an insight into the IT industry. You could say it was comedic, but I prefer to think of it as a documentary.

end product

From the Times
“San Francisco is to hold a vote on whether to rename one of its largest sewage treatment facilities after George W. Bush, in what supporters describe as “a fitting monument to the President’s work”.
More than 8,500 signatures have already been gathered in support of the plan — 1,300 more than the minimum required [...]

great moments in email

“You are receiving this email because the “Rapture” has taken place and you’ve been left behind. The rapture is why there are so many people missing as you read this. I and they were Christians. The Bible said that this would happen. I hope that you will now think about the other things that the [...]

television doctor

I have a friend who drives a car with a bumper sticker that says, “what if everyone told the truth?” Many’s the time I’ve puzzled over that question. Would the world be a better place? Angrier? Sadder? More bitter? Would people quickly come to terms with the brutality of other’s feelings, giving [...]

one foot nine and sixth tenth inches

The shakuhachi is a Japanese bamboo flute. It eschews the “wind filter” of the western recorder, requiring the player to produce tone through shaping their embouchure across the blowing edge of the bamboo’s open end. Hence, a great deal more control over tone and pitch is available, though it requires a far larger degree [...]

disputations

pic agent paranoia
Many of you will be aware of a site known as Conservapedia. For those of you who are not, hasten thee to it, for it is filled with amusement. It is essentially a paranoid response to the perceived liberalness of wikipedia orchestrated by the neo con movement. Yet everything that makes [...]

clock

In one regard, this is impossible to explain and yet, all it does is tell you the time. Nonetheless, I think you should go and have a look, because
(i) its inexplicable
(ii) its cool
(iii) its much more interesting than checking your mobile phone for the time

Alice tripped

trip hop Alice is very cool….

the whistling wind

The Aeolian Wind Harp is an instrument that requires no skill to play whatsoever. One need only place it somewhere windy, the top of a hill, on the sea shore, in front of a fan and then marvel at the other wordly sounds it produces. Beautiful, mystical and wondrous and of course entirely [...]

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