Young Vladimir Putin
Jul19

Young Vladimir Putin

Astonishingly, future Russian president Vladimir Putin was even more conservative in his youth and would never dream of appearing topless in...

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Genetically Modified Organisms
Jul19

Genetically Modified Organisms

Everyone knows that genetically modified foods are bad for you, right? I mean, they must be because non-governmental organisations such as Friends of the Earth say so and just look at their name! They’re “friends” of the Earth for flip’s sake and “friends” never get things wrong or lie, do they? It’s very easy to believe “friends” and other NGOs, and it’s very easy to...

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Houses And Villas With Pools
Jul18

Houses And Villas With Pools

If I ever win big on the lottery I’d like to have a house designed by an architect (well, designed by me and then adjusted by an architect to make sure it won’t all fall down because there’s no such thing as a load-bearing pit) and one of the features I’d really like is a swimming pool. The following pictures are the sorts of homes and villas that appeal to me, all coming from the HomeDSGN website (pronounced...

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Old Computer Adverts
Jul16

Old Computer Adverts

I’ve looked at some old adverts from computer magazines before but this time I thought I’d take a look at some old adverts for computers themselves. I’m not entirely sure what sort of magazine would run an advert for a computer boasting about its ability to control missile systems but I suppose if you were buying this magazine for the computer adverts back whenever it was published you probably also had the spare...

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The Daily Mail Explains The Supermoon
Jul13

The Daily Mail Explains The Supermoon

You should always take what you read in the Daily Mail with a pinch of salt. Maybe a vat of salt. A large one. If you’re after news then it’s not exactly the most reliable source in the world. And it’s not just news where the Daily Mail fails to provide accurate information as demonstrated by this promotion for a piece of news on the science section of their website. Now I’m no astronomer but when it comes to...

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