|A weirdly beautiful and eye-wrenching animated
tesseract. I really ought to dig out Michio Kaku's
again, and try and force my way through its brain-mangling superstring
[via Blue Ruin]
|Paul spuriously argues that cutlery drawers should be
arranged fork-spoon-knife for maximum end-use efficiency,
but surely the table-layer is just going to bundle the utensils
together in their hand regardless? All you really need is an
arbitrary form of consistency, to prevent you pulling out a fork
for your cornflakes.|
It does intrigue me that quite a few people seem to favour the
alphabetic approach without realising, though. Memetic
evolution, subconsciously inherited from parents and passed
on to other people when you happen to be putting their cutlery
into an empty drawer?
do you sort yours?
Reunited is a fairly exhaustive database of UK schools, which site
visitors can admit to having attended. Fairly sparsely populated, at
least the bits I've looked at, but you never know, you might find
someone you'd lost touch with (and who doesn't show up on search-engines,
which I guess we've all
tried at some point).|
The "register for £5 to actually send a message to anyone" clause seems
a bit cheeky, hidden behind the smoke and mirrors of benevolent spam-avoidance,
but I suppose it's fair enough, and a slim price if you actually find a
mislaid cohort from your youth.
|"Newspapers reported on Tuesday that the makers of "Reign of Fire", a
mythical adventure about dragons taking over England, have set the film
amid snow-capped 3,000-foot mountains in Norfolk."