Friday, February 29, 2008
For Dummies! Click on the black background on this page.
Wednesday, February 27, 2008
Bought one of these a while back -- I like it. But this looks like it could be pretty useful. (Now, if only it was battery or USB powered that'd be really cool)
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Theo Spark displays a local church notice board...
Monday, February 25, 2008
There's one of everything on these ol' interweb tubes. Beedogs is a site with pictures of dogs in bee costumes. The curator insists, naturally enough, on NO Photoshopping. Good Stuff!™
Friday, February 22, 2008
Over at the Classically Liberal blog is a story from the Brits' national health scheme that gives some idea of its failings.
Tuesday, February 19, 2008
|Category: Kitchen Appliances|
Embarking down the renovation path again I'm coming across some fascinating appliances. As inverse-serendipity would have it I'm finding them just after I've already sprung for an alternate one. I almost bought this toaster until Peter pointed out it failed on the cob loaf and crumpet settings departments.
And then there's this. It's a cracker, download the pdf, it's well worth it!
I found this article interesting. It puts the "ever-widening" U.S. rich/poor gap into perspective by comparing consumption per person in the top and bottom quintiles.
Monday, February 18, 2008
Aidan Chamberlain, 34, older brother of the long-since gone Azaria was recently married. The official cars used for the wedding consisted of:
Thursday, February 14, 2008
I might just pop out for a smoke I guess. Vale.
One more catastrophe attributed to Catastrophic Anthropogenic Global Warming™: The Loch Ness Monster.
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
As pointed out by Tim Blair, IowaHawk has a magnificent [Archbishop of] Canterbury Tale.
Some of our readers may well be interested in this, or the keynote speaker at least. (most won't be but).
(The very annoying thing is that I'll be in Sydney the week before(ish) and, for the life of me, cannot think of a justification to stay on)
|Category: Star Wars|
Some people just won't let go of former glories. Lucas is now flogging an almost dead Ewok. I'll go and see it but. (Hmmm, maybe that's the problem)
Sunday, February 10, 2008
There have over the years been a number of instances of concerns being raised about the amount of dangerous DMHO in our environment. This is by far the most elaborate example that I have ever seen. It is apparently used by secondary school educators as an example of the sort of InterWeb nonsense students might want to be skeptical about.
In amongst all of the shrill commentary on the upcoming "apology", Keith Windschuttle's piece in yesterday's Oz seems almost serene. It is definitely worth reading for a few details that are not often covered.
Jeremy Clarkson has a few words to say about the Archbishop of Canterbury's recent remarks. Starting...
The Archbishop of Canterbury is the most annoying man in the world.Read on.
Saturday, February 09, 2008
The ever sensible Prof P. Stott has written a piece on climate that goes quite some way to explaining where I stand. Well worth the read!
Friday, February 08, 2008
We've written about windmill power before here at TramTown but we missed an interesting negative. Wind farms ‘a threat to national security’!
It's been a long time between posts here at TramTown but, yet again, Sandy Szwarc over at Junk Food Science has inspired a post. In her latest post she gives a summary of the work of Ancel Keys (of K-ration fame) during the second world war and then covers some of the implications of that work. Well worth reading.
Saturday, February 02, 2008
In this article, P J O'Rourke gives quite a complete rundown on the current US presidential campaign. Well worth the read!
Here are some products that apparently never made it onto the shelves.
Friday, February 01, 2008
A discussion about Woody Allen's font fetish -- I found it interesting