Tag Archives: Mental Floss

The True Purpose Of Solitaire, Minesweeper, Hearts And FreeCell

Solitaire. Minesweeper. Hearts. FreeCell. All games that came bundled with Microsoft Windows, and all of them are supremely addictive in their “one-more-game” capacity. What’s really interesting though is that none of them were included to be purely played as a … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #19

Throwback Thursday is here once again. To start this week off, we have a mix of the Cornetto trilogy films by Edgar Wright, and it’s rather well done. If you haven’t seen any / all of those films, you’re missing out, … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #8

We’ve had a couple of themed Throwback Thursdays recently, so this one is more random. It’ll contain several links to pretty awesome pictures. First up, buildings! Or rather, the whimsical street art of Nomerz (Colossal). This guy has painted faces … Continue reading

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Weekly Ramblings – Citizenship, Censorship, Colours, and Coffee

It’s been a while, but here is another dose of Weekly Ramblings! First up, why don’t you take the Internal Citizenship test? “The principle of the test is simple: as a result of the test, you get a virtual ‘passport’ … Continue reading

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Debunking Grammar Myths

Grammar is tricky business, as one can rarely boldly go before one stutters into some archaic grammar rule. Luckily, Patricia O’Conner is on hand to set straight five basic myths of grammar (Mental Floss). These five myths are: Don’t split … Continue reading

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Weekly Ramblings – Astronaut Tweets 3D Fireworks Spelling Science

A new year, a new round of Weekly Ramblings. Let’s see what 2013 brings, shall we? Welcome to Weekly Ramblings number 1 of 2013! Starting off, we have the time when the internet exploded. Why did it explode? Well, a … Continue reading

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