Friday, February 22, 2008

Mills Mess

No, Mills Mess is not a description of me after a boozy night out, but rather a complicated juggling pattern:

More here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mills_Mess

Meet the new office assistant: http://www.arthurdepins.com/petites_animsflash/Bg82.swf

Have a conversation with a wordy computer. My favourite is george bush: O, he buggers!

Find out what people are writing on Wikipedia.

Enjoy some aircraft engineer anecdotes.

Guess the Google Search at http://grant.robinson.name/projects/guess-the-google/

Enjoy the weekend!




Sunday, February 17, 2008

Friday, February 08, 2008

How to break up with your lover

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, I thought I should share this little gem with you all. Shown on the Jimmy Kimmel show in the US, the host's singer girlfriend has a novel way of breaking up with him.


Brave Newscaster

Check out this bloke's reaction when something unexpectedly jumps on him. Hilarious.


Monday, February 04, 2008

Vorderman Dream Homes

Look out estate agents, not only do you have to contend with a declining market, corruption scandals, bad press and a lack of buyers, but now a new force has entered the overseas real estate playground.

Carole Vorderman Overseas Homes.

Yes, really.

Not content with hawking loans to misguided punters, the Sudoko queen is now flogging off-plan property in Florida, the Caribbean and Spain.

Often criticised for putting her name to everything from detox diets through to margarine, Vorderman has herself amassed a pretty substantial property portfolio. She owns around 20 houses in the UK, and revealed to the Telegraph that she made in excess of £700,000 profit on one property alone.

Whilst this will no doubt give her critics more ammunition, it isn't really any different from the recent crop of celebrity endorsements we have seen: Ian Botham for Viva Estates - and currently for ADH, Jack Nicklaus for Polaris World and so forth.

These celebrity endorsements, whilst not cheap, presumably offer the consumer a degree of confidence. Additionally a celeb such as Carole Vorderman has much to lose, reputation-wise (if not financially), should this partnership go south. A tarnished reputation is not conducive to earning future advertising dollars.

Anyway read the full Telegraph article here. Visit Carole's rather nice looking website here. Also a big hat tip to the eagle-eyed contributors of Spanish Property Insight for digging this up.

Saturday, February 02, 2008