Archive for April, 2005
From News.com.au: Tony Blair a 'serial liar' over the war in Iraq April 29, 2005 From The Daily Telegraph TONY Blair's credibility has been blown apart by the bombshell leak of the Attorney-General's top-secret legal advice on invading Iraq. It revealed that the Prime Minister persistently lied to Parliament and the ...
From The Sun: MEET ten-day-old “orphan” monkey Sophia, one of the world’s rarest primates. The white crowned mangabey, weighing 1lb, is one of only 113 of her kind. Just one in eight survive to birth. But after beating the odds, Sophia was rejected by mum Calpurnia, 13. She is now being bottle-fed every three ...
A geocacher called cheeeeese2001 very kindly dropped of my travel bug Little Bugger #3 - Dragonfly...in Western Australia! Nearly 2030 miles in one hop! :-)
Chris manage to make fire from a polished Coke can. It took a little white longer than a magnifing glass, and the focus wasn't has regularly-shaped, but it was good enough. :)
Went to the beach and found it was no longer being patrolled by life savers. ANZAC Day must be the final day they patrol. I still went in. The water was like green glass beyond the breakers.
Can you make fire with a Coke can and a bar of chocolate, as I blogged a few days ago? The answer seems to be yes. My friend Chris tried it out, although he cheated a bit and did some of the polishing with toothpaste instead of chocolate, which reduced the ...
Looks like over use of an online translator to me: Start spam: Fatblast is an advanced grease astringent appendix which transfers obesity from the fare you eat! Our product succour you lose flesh applying a entirely various theorem than the numerous majority of diet boluses on the market. Our pills will not make you ...
This is something I have to try: Make your own bath bombs
There's some interesting ideas about the future of the Mac OSX over at Kottke.
Here are instructions on how to make fire with nothing more than a Coke can and a chocolate bar. 1. Chocolate is slightly abrasive. Use it to polish the bottom of the Coke. When the bottom of the Coke can is mirror bright, it acts like a concave mirror in the ...
Nasa's Spirit rover caught two images of a passing dust devil on Mars. Read more about it here.
Here are the movies Aliens, The Shining, Titantic and other movies re-enacted by bunnies in 30 seconds.
My lecturer never contacted me about the assignment draft. I shouldn't have bothered getting it in early.
Finished my assignment and all of the associated work. I've submitted it to the lecturer for comment, and I may make changes tonight, if I have to. It feels good to nearly be free again.
Still writing my assignment. I'll be glad when it's over.
Just got petrol. It was $1.17 a litre, the most I've ever paid.
I've got "Ivo" by the Cocteau Twins stuck in my head. Worst lyrics of all time but the tune is interesting.
From Jon Carroll: Greetings to the Imprisoned Citizens of the United States. We are Unitarian Jihad. There is only God, unless there is more than one God. The vote of our God subcommittee is 10-8 in favor of one God, with two abstentions. Brother Flaming Sword of Moderation noted the possibility ...
It was a little cooler today but still beautiful. Had a lovely swim.
It was a beautiful warm day, today. The beach was fabulous. Even now, when it's nearly dark, it's still warm.