BT Tower – Englands Area 51

What’s 175 meters tall, is in the center of London, cost £2.5 million to build in 1966 and was until 1993 not on any map and indeed by taking a photo of it you were breaking the Official Secrets Act?… Continue reading

Lottery – W.O.P.R. Says Don’t Play

In the immortal words of the W.O.P.R. computer in the film ‘War Games’ which was programmed to calculate a winning strategy in a game of Global Thermonuclear War “The only way to win is not to play.” UPDATEAmazingly a few… Continue reading

Washing Machines -RPM or RIP?

Is the humble washing machine sitting in your kitchen a potential Claymore waiting to explode? Your average washing machine has a drum approx 40cm in diameter. This enables you to load about 6 kg of clothes in one go. During… Continue reading

karl Pilkington – Simian Thoughts

There are many people I look up to and admire. Einstein for being able to look at the world in a unique way and explain how it works. Björk her musical abilities. Richard Branson for his entrepreneurial skills. Spock for… Continue reading