Category Archives: Ramblings

Nouns That Are Always Plural

There are several nouns in the English language that are always plural. It’s one of those odd quirks that you don’t really realise until it is pointed out to you, at which point it seems exceedingly puzzling. These nouns are pluralia … Continue reading

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Map Showing Where Today’s Countries Would Be Located on Pangea

Where would today’s countries be located on Pangea? The map shown here (from Open Culture) gives a pretty good guess at it. It’s amazing to think that approximately 300 million years ago, all the countries and continents that we recognise … Continue reading

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Ultra High Definition Video From The International Space Station

“The view of life in space is getting a major boost with the introduction of 4K Ultra High-Definition (UHD) video, providing an unprecedented look at what it’s like to live and work aboard the International Space Station. This important new … Continue reading

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Robots Falling Down At The DARPA Robotics Challenge

This compilation of robots falling down is far funnier than it should be. I love how they start falling down in almost slow motion, an inevitability of gravity pulling down on them as soon as they go slightly off balance. … Continue reading

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Rubik’s Cube Solve While Playing Bach’s Prelude In C Major On Piano

Impressive combination of skills, solving a Rubik’s Cube whilst playing Bach’s Prelude in C Major on the piano… all in 45 seconds. I can’t do either rapidly ^^ Onwards!

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The Mould Effect Chain Fountain On The One Show

I’ve posted about the Bead Chain Experiment before, showing both an indepth analysis of the physics behind it, as well as a slow motion version of it. This version is a World Record attempt! Steve Mould (the discoverer of the … Continue reading

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100 Places Of Dance

This is an excellently edited video by ProjectOneLife, whereby he does the same dance routine in 100 different places, and edits it together into one seamless montage. It’s a well chosen piece of music, a great dance, and it looks … Continue reading

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