Thursday, March 29, 2007

beyond all believable bounds

Oh my (insert magic man of choice),
What happens when you try to use explosives to solve your problems ... exactly, usually things just get worse!
It's a classic (happened in 1970) but that's what, among other things, this blog is for. Enjoy and be gratefull you weren't around when they pushed the button.

oh my, sorry, still laughing :D
and now I'm wondering how those internet-scent-thingies (you know, to smell the roses before you buy them from an online shop) would represent this ..

Naturally there is also an entire website dedicated to this event and many other wales that exploded in recorded history, like the one in the streets in Taiwan (go see the pictures !!)
Whales are really cool by the way.

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

The Flintstones, fact or fiction?

Some people, no wait, millions of people believe something very similar to the Flintstones to be absolute and genuine history and science.
Pffff, the previous post isn't cold yet, and PZ points out
a very disturbing article about the creation museum in Kentucky.
That's the museum where you can find displays with a vegetarian T-rex living side by side with Adam and Eve in the garden of eden and many other fairytales.
Unfortunately they're saying that's what really happened @ the beginning of earth, you now, roughly 6000 years ago...
Very depressing, sad and just plain: "WHAAAAAAAAAAA i cannot believe this sh*t"
Don't be mistaken by my very polite reaction, this is by far real "news" to me, I've known quite some time about this mass-brainwashing and blatant denial of science, I just can't get used to that kind of 'truth' being out there.

Monday, March 26, 2007

First there was creationism

and then they called it "intelligent design", unfortunately they only changed their name, not what they believe in, one of the magic men worshipped by one of the many contradictory religions (who are all absolutely true of course, otherwise why would they say so themselves)

It's about time something about the evolution-creationism debate showed up here.
In that pretty powerfull country accros the Atlantic ocean (no i don't mean Costa Rica, that's the beautifull one), many millions of people believe the Bible to contain the true history of the creation of our planet, and those people have power, not the magical kind in which they believe but the worst kind: Political power and lot's of money to put where their beliefs lie.
@ a lot of interesting stuff gets posted about the latest maddness, but also about science, fun stuff and squids(!), so take a look if you have the time.

Friday, March 16, 2007

Mentos and diet-coke

What happens is you mix those two together ???
You don't know ?? Great then you will be forever gratefull for this post :)
I haven't tried it myself, but i'm going to someday, in the meanwhile we can all enjoy the movies from the heroes at eepybird..

And the guys from Nobody's Watching have their interesting version:

Now you go and try it!!
And let me know all about it!!

Thursday, March 15, 2007

Eddie Izzard on Physics & Pavlov's Dog

Intelligent humor, ... but the vid is no longer available :-(

more of this please

via Pure Pedantry

here's a working one, supermarket psychology

Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Tha joy of givin'

The world isn't just on fire...
(yes i know it's a repost, but oh so important)'s a very nice initiative that can help you help en feel GOOOD ;)
here's my page for giving me a feelgoodgift
I must admit it's a strange feeling, deciding you don't need all those expensive computer accessories or that cool piece of high tech outdoor equipment...
But as i've been taught in enviromental economics (and even more so in real life), wealth creates happiness, but only up to a certain level, happiness comes from other people, altruism etc...

Like this months qoute from "Movement without a name" (Bond zonder naam dus :))
The most important things can't be bought with money (accompanied with little pictures of hearts)!

Sunday, March 11, 2007

Newest playlist additions meme

I bet that somewhere it's a meme. Mostly I play mp3's, no radio for me, although if not for the radio, new songs wouldn't be discovered. These are the newest fine/beautifull/fun ones.

Yevgueni - Als Ze Lacht (sigh)
James Morrison - Wonderful World (yeps)
Fixkes - Kvraagetaan (just amazing)
Pearl Jam - Alive
Pink - Who knew
Razorlight - America
Daniel Powter - Bad Day

hmmm, this looks pretty accurate

I took a Enneagram-test and apparently i'm a 9, but before I go "waauw this is such a good test" maybe i should check out the other possible answers, chances are half of them apply, but still :)

9 - the Peacemaker

Thanks for taking the test !

you chose BX - your Enneagram type is NINE (aka "The Mediator")

"I am at peace"

Peacemakers are receptive, good-natured, and supportive. They seek union
with others and the world around them.

How to Get Along with Me

  • If you want me to do something, how you ask is important. I especially
    don't like expectations or pressure.

  • I like to listen and to be of service, but don't take advantage of this.

  • Listen until I finish speaking, even though I meander a bit.

  • Give me time to finish things and make decisions. It's OK to nudge
    me gently and nonjudgmentally.

  • Ask me questions to help me get clear.

  • Tell me when you like how I look. I'm not averse to flattery.

  • Hug me, show physical affection. It opens me up to my feelings.

  • I like a good discussion but not a confrontation.

  • Let me know you like what I've done or said.

  • Laugh with me and share in my enjoyment of life.

  • What I Like About Being a Nine

  • being nonjudgmental and accepting

  • caring for and being concerned about others

  • being able to relax and have a good time

  • knowing that most people enjoy my company; I'm easy to be around

  • my ability to see many different sides of an issue and to be a good
    mediator and facilitator

  • my heightened awareness of sensations, aesthetics, and the here and

  • being able to go with the flow and feel one with the universe

  • What's Hard About Being a Nine

  • being judged and misunderstood for being placid and/or indecisive

  • being critical of myself for lacking initiative and discipline

  • being too sensitive to criticism; taking every raised eyebrow and twitch
    of the mouth personally

  • being confused about what I really want

  • caring too much about what others will think of me

  • not being listened to or taken seriously

  • Nines as Children Often

  • feel ignored and that their wants, opinions, and feelings are unimportant

  • tune out a lot, especially when others argue

  • are "good" children: deny anger or keep it to themselves

  • Nines as Parents

  • are supportive, kind, and warm

  • are sometimes overly permissive or nondirective

  • you wanna know MORE?

    so check out, what Wikipedia says about your type... ...even more you'll find in Google

    The Quick & Painless ENNEAGRAM Test (click 'next' @ the bottom to start) written by felk on OkCupid Free Online Dating, home of the The Dating Persona Test

    Wednesday, March 7, 2007

    and I need a hug

    it might not be possible with the one person I have in mind,
    but if I'm not mistaken it's a biological fact that just hugging anyone can help!
    And let's face it, everybody needs one from time to time :)
    mine are absolutely free by the way and apparently so are Juan Mann's

    and just typing "free hugs" @ google may just give you a whole lot a links,
    some of them even to somewhere nearby

    Tuesday, March 6, 2007

    I'm torn..

    ..but whichever way it goes, somewhere in time the sadness is expected to end,
    with thanks to my many friends for their kind support!
    Nathalie and David also seem to be torn..

    If you think the camerapositions are stealing some of the good views, a shorter version of the same act but without nathalie can be seen here
    If the youtube links aren't working properly, please give me a sign, you should also be able to find them very easily just looking for "Torn" @