Category Archives: Ramblings

Astronaut Chris Hadfield On Space Oddities

“Fans of UNSW Science and ScienceAlert got to pose a series of questions to You Tube’s most famous astronaut Chris Hadfield. Watch the interview with Veritasium’s Derek Muller at the exclusive Space Oddity event at Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum – the … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings, Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mr. Bean Digitally Painted Into Historical Portraits

Mr. Bean (aka Rowan Atkinson) has a very distinctive face. It’s also very morphable, and very funny. It’s even more funny when his face has been digitally inserted into famous historical portraits. Rodney Pike has done just such a thing, … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rowan Atkinson Live – Elementary Dating

“In this sketch we hear an hilarious ‘lecture’ hosted by Angus Deayton, with Rowan Atkinson getting all the laughs as the man on a date.” (YouTube) Only just came across this today, and I find it hilarious. I’m a big … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Race The Tube

This video is epic. It’s premise is simple: a race between a sprinter and the tube between two stops (Circle Line, from Mansion House to Cannon Street). Using a head mounted camera, we get to see the race from the … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

British Soldiers’ Inventories 1066 – 2014

Soldiers have always carried a lot of equipment and gear into battle, to help them deal damage, survive damage, and generally survive whilst out in the field. Thom Atkinson has a collection of excellent photos of what British soldiers carried … Continue reading

Posted in Photography, Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Statistics

Hurrah for great / depressing statistics! PHD Comics has a great comic about statistics (shown above), with the ultimate conclusion being that we’re doomed. Yay! In all seriousness, it’s actually quite scary looking at the facts, and seeing how people ignore … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings, Science | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Apple – Perspective

I think Apple released a new product or something recently? Pretty minor news, barely anyone heard about it. They did, however, release this great advertisement for their company, using some fantastic optical illusions. Onwards!

Posted in News, Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment