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You couldn’t make it up.

A friend of mine was once at a party out in the country. A few beers into the evening he felt the need to pee and made his way to the toilet.  A huge queue snaked down the stairs, so … Continue reading

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Coconut crabs

What a weird and wonderful world we live in. Why people insist on making up aliens and ghosts amazes me when the nutty stuff that nature provides knocks them into a cocked hat. At the top of my list for … Continue reading

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Sock science

Ever slipped off those silk socks at the end of the day and noticed a slight crackle? Perhaps a small spark or smell of ozone? Robert Symmer did and in 1759 published the results of some detailed sock static science. … Continue reading

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