Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Cake Is A Lie

There was some sort of large wedding recently, and of course, the most important part of a wedding is the CAKE! BuzzFeed has posted 30 nerdy wedding cakes for you to peruse, including the wonderful portal cake shown here. The … Continue reading

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Space Shuttle Endeavour’s Final Flight

Space Shuttle Endeavour is scheduled to make its final flight into space today. After nearly 20 years in service, and having flown a cumulative distance of 166 million km, this flight marks the 25th and final launch of the Shuttle, … Continue reading

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PHD Comics – Dark Matters

PHD Comics, written by Jorge Cham, is an excellent comic strip about the life (or the lack thereof) of grad students in Academia. I can fully relate to a many of the issues raised, especially the perils of procrastination and … Continue reading

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Ancient Sunlight & Time Bending Brains

The sun is a wondrous thing. The light and heat it provides is vital to us as a human race to survive. As most people know, it takes a little over 8 minutes for light to cover the 150 million … Continue reading

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The Hobbit

I only recently stumbled across this video blog about the start of production of The Hobbit. I am a massive fan of J.R.R. Tolkien‘s work, and of Peter Jackson as a director (The Lord Of The Rings trilogy of films … Continue reading

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Tim Minchin – Three Minute Song

Tim Minchin – Three Minute Song. Very impressive stuff by Mr Minchin! To create a song that is precisely 3 minutes long, and play it live to perfection, is amazing. He also has a phone! Onwards! Website, YouTube, MySpace, Wiki.

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Two Spot Gobi – Simon’s Song

Two Spot Gobi performing Simon’s Song on BalconyTV in Brighton. I absolutely adore this song, and have been listening to it constantly for the past three days. Everything will be alright! Onwards!

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Earth Day 2011

Earth Day 2011 happened yesterday, the 22nd of April. NASA posted some absolutely gorgeous images of the Earth on their website, which includes the photo shown here of a Cumulonimbus cloud over Africa. Earth Day is intended to inspire awareness … Continue reading

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Aperture Laboratories Investment Opportunities

Aperture Laboratories have several new investment opportunities waiting for you! Yes, you! Ever wanted your own Turret to protect you and your family? Now you can have one! Invest in Aperture Laboratories, for the Science of Tomorrow. Aperture Investment Opportunity … Continue reading

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The Sun Will Rise!

Two Spot Gobi‘s new album The Sun Will Rise is scheduled to be released on 16th May, so imagine my surprise when I received a parcel this morning, and found the signed album in my hands, a whole three and … Continue reading

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