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2002-03-14 – IQ Test?

FW: IQ Test > (Q1) WHAT DO YOU PUT IN A TOASTER? > > . > . > . > .. > .. > … > …. > ….. > …… > ……. > …….. > ……. > …… > ….. > …. > … > .. > .. > . > . > . […]

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2002-02-14 – How to tell if you have been screwed

I doubt this will be of use to many people, but here’s an idea. If you sell screws, you could use a pen, and mark down the inside of the screws’ thread. When the screw was driven, the ink would come off. That way, if the product was returned, you could tell at a glance […]

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2002-02-04 – Knowledge Vindemiator

You may have heard of “Google bashing”. The rules are simple. Go to Google, and enter any two words. Hit go. If the result comes back as “Results 1 – 1 of 1.” you have won! Here is my first one. “Vindemiate knowledge”. “Definition 1: To vintage (gather) grapes or pick other fruit.” Seems perfect […]

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2001-12-08 – Another car idea

Well, with the launch of the Segway, this may now be un-needed, but… many modern cars, espcially those of a higher spec and price, have GPS systems and inertial sensors on board. They also have air filters and recirculation systems available. As I drive to work of a morning, I have to remember to turn […]

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2001-11-05 – Raining Radios? A better idea!

News that the US military are dropping hundreds of small radios on Afghanistan is quite amusing. Given that most of the radio stations they can get are going to be local ones, and the idea of a radio that is fixed to one frequency means that the radio is useless, and will be dumped straight […]

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2001-09-29 – Top Tips

Ok, this one is to help with the multiple electronic bits and pieces you have about the house. When you buy something with a mains adapter, take a marker pen and write on the face of the adapter, so it can’t be seen when plugged in. Write what the heck that adapter is actually for! […]

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2001-09-04 – Useful body modification

Having recently taken up paintball again, I find several thiings would be quite useful. This got me thinking about army stuff, and the bits of kit our boys need to do a good job. It also reminded me of a note I saw regarding the \”super-human eye optics\”, from a soldier asking when he could […]

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2001-08-30 – A theory to explain the origin of the universe, with pictures!

Sadly, I am still trying to work out how to use Binary Large OBjects to serve these pictures from the database. Have no fear, I am working on it. If the worst comes to the worst, I shall put up a separate page. (Admin note: Page is below) Gravity and the Beginnings of the Universe […]

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