Monthly Archives: February 2009

Seth’s Blog: Is marketing evil?

Seth’s Blog: Is marketing evil?: “If you spend time and money (with skill) you can tell a story that spreads, that influences people, that changes actions. Marketing can cause people to buy something that they wouldn’t have bought without marketing,…

DIY: Roast Your Own Coffee

DIY: Roast Your Own Coffee: “Roasting your own coffee might seem like an arcane craft, but it’s surprisingly easy. With some basic tools and a little practice, you’ll be turning out top-notch, customized coffee without a hitch.”

Where is the city of Atlantis?

BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | Google dismisses ‘Atlantis find’: “The Lost City of Atlantis is still lost – despite hopes that Google Earth had located the fabled city on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean. Observers noted what…

Somolia on the ground

“When you land at Mogadishu’s international airport, the first form you fill out asks for name, address, and caliber of weapon. Believe it or not, this disaster of a city, the capital of Somalia, still gets a few commercial flights.…

Liquid water on mars?

The Phoenix Mars Lander May Have Detected Liquid Water on the Martian Surface | Universe Today: “Liquid water may have been discovered by the late Phoenix Mars Lander. This astonishing (and controversial) claim comes from some very intriguing images of…

Search for the Higgs boson

BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | Race for ‘God particle’ heats up: “Cern is losing ground rapidly in the race to discover the elusive Higgs boson, its American rival claims. Fermilab say the odds of their Tevatron accelerator finding…

Tandoori Spice Recipe

Trying this recipe tonight, on salmon (linked to the Jamie Oliver recipe)Will let you know how it turns out. Tandoori Spice Recipe | Indian Recipes: “Ingredients 3 tablespoon garlic salt2 tablespoon cayenne pepper2 tablespoon coriander2 tablespoon cumin2 tablespoon ginger1 1/2…

Neanderthals ‘distinct from us’

BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | Neanderthals ‘distinct from us’: “Scientists studying the DNA of Neanderthals say they can find no evidence that this ancient species ever interbred with modern humans.”