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22 Bloody Brilliant Lines From Monty Python

"He's not the Messiah! He's a very naughty boy!"

We're the Only Animals With Chins, and No One Knows Why

Despite much chin-stroking.<p>“Little pig, little pig, let me come in,” says the big, bad wolf. “No, no, not by the hair on my chinny chin chin,” say the three little pigs. This scene is deeply unrealistic and not just because of the pigs' architectural competence, the wolf's implausible lung …

The 17 Equations That Changed The Course of History

Write these ones down.<p>Mathematics is all around us, and it has shaped our understanding of the world in countless ways. In 2013, mathematician and …

Mathematics

11 Secrets Hidden in Famous Works of Art

Among Michelangelo’s venerable ceiling murals inside the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel is arguably the most iconic depiction of man’s relationship to God. …

Art

Here’s The Simple Proof That There Must Be Multiple Levels of Infinity

Easy!<p>Infinity is a powerful concept. Philosophers, artists, theologians, scientists, and people from all walks of life have struggled with ideas of …

Mathematics

My top 5 ‘new’ Python modules of 2015

As I’ve been blogging a lot more about Python over the last year, I thought I’d list a few of my favourite ‘new’ Python modules from 2015. These …

It's About Time You Knew Exactly Where Vanilla Comes From

Vanilla is one of those powerful ingredients we use all the time, but probably take for granted. Whether it's vanilla extract in your chocolate chip cookies or scraped vanilla beans for custard or ice cream, vanilla is called for in all kinds of recipes. With so many uses and so many different …

27 Jaw Dropping Works Of Street Art So Big They Will Never Fit In A Gallery

Sydney-based artist Fintan Magee is redefining street art.

Going Paperless: Using the Drafts App to Quickly Add Common Notes to Evernote

Regular readers of these posts know that I am very big on automating stuff that is repeatable. Adding notes to Evernote is one of those repeatable …

Drafts. Where Text Starts.

Drafts lets you turn text into action – it’s a quick notebook, handy editor, and writing automation tool, all in one.<p>DRAFTS 4 USER? Find Out What's …

The 7 Best Apps for When You're Sitting on the Toilet

The Best Apps for Toilet Time<p>1. Instagram<p>2. Tinder<p>3. <i>Words With Friends</i><p>4. Airpnp<p>5. Pinterest<p>6. <i>QuizUp</i><p>7. Google Maps<p>BONUS: iBone<p>Admit it: You saw the …

Neil Young Hopes His iPod Rival Will Rock The Free World

Keeping with the times, musician Neil Young is set to launch a storming attack on Apple’s<p>iPhoneiPadiWatchiPod with his forthcoming PonoPlayer.<p>Young is set to exhibit the PonoPlayer, alongside a music download store called PonoMusic, at this year’s SXSW.<p>It will then hit Kickstarter, before …

Flight MH370, Boston Bombers Manhunt, and Overhyped Privacy Scares

Some of my best friends are digital rights advocates. They worry about privacy, tell me “all systems are connected” and that I should stop using credit cards or electronic payments to prevent governments from building dossiers about me. I’m glad they exist, and I support their efforts – sometimes …

Born To Swim?

Try this to trigger one of the cutest reflexes around. Just blow into a baby’s face and watch him or her gulp air, close eyes, and stop whatever they’re doing. Parents have used this as a way to get their little ones to stop crying – but it’s also the path to swimming.<p>The response is what’s known …

Azoi Unveils 'Wello' Health Tracking Case for iPhone

Science and technology company Azoi has unveiled the Wello health monitoring case for the iPhone 4S, iPhone 5 and iPhont 5s, allowing users to track various human metrics such as blood pressure, heart rate, temperature and more, reports <i>GigaOM</i>.<p>The case itself features a thin design with Bluetooth …

This Hilarious Photo Shows Why Twitter Is Amazing

It's not a secret that Twitter is pretty great.<p>News, networking, socializing, promoting, sharing — you name it, and Twitter has been a platform for all of it.<p>It has also been a way to break the wall between celebrities and government officials and the masses. Anyone can tweet, anyone can reply, and …

Plug Your Nose: Nose Outlet

You can pick your friends, you can pick your nose, but you can’t pick your friend’s nose. But you can certainly plug something in to your friend’s …

Dual Stream Faucet Lets You See the Hot and Cold Streams Combine

Normally with a bathroom faucet, the magic of combining the hot and cold water streams into one is contained within the faucet itself. You turn the …