Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Pointe de Voriaz, Fornet, Morgins

'Yeah, yeah! Let's snowboard into Switzerland! We've got time to get there and back!'

Nice day for it

'The lifts are closed? No buses until 2:50pm?'


Tuesday, March 15, 2011

On Fukushima

The nuclear disaster has got nothing on Chernobyl. Absolutely nothing. The Chernobyl reactor had no containment vessel, and coolant valves were jammed closed. Keep in mind that Soviet engineers had to don swimming suits and navigate the cooling pipes in order to re-open the coolant valves. Three engineers dived into the coolant pipes, one was holding a waterproof torch that failed halfway through the attempt. The engineers successfully re-opened the coolant valves by feel. All the while the water that they were swimming in was radiolysing into Hydrogen(g) and hydrogen peroxide(aq).

So reporters takling about the hydrogen footprint can sod off. They are so hot to talk about 'ZOMG RADIOASHUN 2 TEH PPLZ'.

Please give the elderly their vegetables. Please.

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Tuesday, March 1, 2011


Was thinking about using Fimo or Sculpey clay (the stuff that you mold and then put in the oven) but I had some old potatoes on top of the fridge.

Maybe another way to do it is to print an MRI on paper and trace out the slice profile of each bone onto a slice of potato, then 'reconstruct' them.

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