Archive for December, 2010
Your stress levels may be dangerously high in anticipation of returning to work. Here’s a quick test that find out how high and decide what you need to do next
Posted: 30 December, 2010 in comedy/humour, Life, values.
Tags: brain, brain training, dolphins, holiday, mind, relax, relaxation, return to work, return to work stress, return to work stress test, stress, stress test, vacation, values, work, work stress test
An animated video so cute, so retro, so euro-quirky, and yet … so fucking harsh!
Posted: 30 December, 2010 in comedy/humour, Education, Life, values, Video.
Tags: animation, birth, boredom, cartoon, cartoon animation, children, comedy, dark comedy, dark humour, death, Education, existentialism, future, humor, humour, job, joy, Life, life cycle, life values, marriage, meaning of life, nature, ontology, past, pointlessness of life, presence, present, retro film, sacrifice, school, smell the roses, stress, university, values, work
I just had sex, on The Lonely Island with Akon, Jessica Alba and John McEnroe, and then fireworks with Katy Perry, followed by an antacid tablet
From Sir Roger’s ancestral pile to yours, please accept, in a box for Boxing Day, in the spirit of the giving season, this perfect jewel, in its luxury (U)tube.
Posted: 26 December, 2010 in Australian Values, Culture, music, values, Video.
Tags: australia, Australian, Australian Values, Bijoux, classical music, coloratura, Covent Garden, cultural values, Culture, Dame Joan, Dame Joan Sutherland, Faust, Gounod, high culture, Jewel Song, Joan Sutherland, music, musical values, O Dieu! que de bijoux, opera, Royal Opera House, Sutherland, Video
Ranting because it’s Xmas and people should be nice to each other, apparently. My gift to you – where to get the cheapest domains, plus Merry Xmas or whatever.
Posted: 24 December, 2010 in Australian Values, Blogging, Culture, fun, Internet, Life, Media, Religion, values.
Tags: Australian Values, boxing day, boxing day test, chrstmas, crazydomains, cricket, cultural values, domain, domain name, domain name price, domain name prices, domain name pricing, domain name renewal, domain price, domain renewal, domain renewal group, domains, Festival of Sol Invictus, Festivus, Flying Spaghetti Monster, i really like chrstmas, Internet, melbourneit, mithras, ramen, religious values, Saturnalia, scam, Sol Invictus, Tim Minchin, values, White Wine in the Sun
Check out this picture, one of a series taken by Twitter users of yesterday’s total eclipse of the moon, posted on Mashable.
“What percent of your relationship are you responsible for?” “50%!” “But what if you were responsible for 100%, not because it’s true but as a place to stand?”
Posted: 21 December, 2010 in Australian Values, Culture, Life, values.
Tags: Australian Values, cause, causing, contribution, extraordinary, extraordinary relationships, human, humanity, intention, Life, love, making a difference, possibility, relationship, responsibility, value, values, world
Sir Ken Robinson PhD is inspiring and hilarious. His first TED talk is the most popular ever. This one is an animation of the RSA talk that he gave this year.
Posted: 20 December, 2010 in comedy/humour, Culture, Economics, Education, environment, fun, History, Internet, Life, Literature, Media, politics and government, Science, Technology, US Politics, values, Video.
Tags: creativity, Education, education paradigm, educational values, Enlightenment, humour, Industrial Revolution, insipiring, Ken Robinson, passion, RSA, TED, WikiLeaks
Yes, here it is just in time for Xmas: the shocking photographic proof from Wikileaks that America is indeed a christian nation, founded on christian principles
Posted: 18 December, 2010 in comedy/humour, politics and government, Religion, Technology, US Politics, values.
Tags: American constitution, american politics, American values, christ, christian nation, christmas, constitution, founding fathers, hologram, jesus, politics, R2D2, Religion, religious values, Star Wars, technology
GetUp needs 100,000 signatures for its Wikileaks petition before its ad goes in the NY Times. If you wanted to do something about Julian Assange this can be it
Posted: 15 December, 2010 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, legal, Life, politics and government, US Politics, values.
Tags: activism, advertising, Assange, Australian legal values, Australian Values, GetUp, justice, law, legal, legal values, New York Times, nyt, United States, US, USA, WikiLeaks
Having ejected Wikileaks from their servers, Amazon.com are selling “WikiLeaks documents expose US foreign policy conspiracies” as a Kindle e-book.
Posted: 14 December, 2010 in Australian Politics, Economics, Internet, legal, Literature, Medicine, politics and government, values.
Tags: Amazon, cablegate, Cables, cloud server, concentration camp, e-book, ebook, ethical, experiments, Guardian, Internet, kindle, law, legal, Medicine, Mengele, moral, New York Times, servers, technology, value, values, WikiLeaks, wikileaks kindle, WWII
You may be roused by recent events to write to your local member. Here’s an entertaining tutorial on how to do that effectively. It’s from TED, so good, right?
Posted: 12 December, 2010 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, comedy/humour, Education, Literature, politics and government, US Politics, values, Video.
Tags: Assange, communicate, communicate effectively, local member, political values, politicians, politics, representative, results, TED, WikiLeaks, write
Just when we’ve told America how much we love her really and told her she’s so beautiful, she turns back into the evil witch and spits putrid saliva in our face
Posted: 12 December, 2010 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, politics and government, US Politics, values, Video.
Tags: american political values, Assange, assassination, Australian political values, Australian Values, brett solomon, dirty digger, far left, Fox, Fox News, GetUp, incitement, incitement to murder. Interpol, Julian Assange, lt col peters, Media, media barons, murder, murdoch, political values, rape, red notice, rupert, rupert murdoch, terrorism, Tom Flanagan, values, WikiLeaks
Your heart will pound, your jaw will drop, your tongue will flop to the floor, your brain will expand. You’ll want to be a spaceman or spacewoman all over again
Posted: 12 December, 2010 in History, Life, Science, Technology, values, Video.
Tags: Adventure, America, americans, astronaut, cinematography, Discovery, DVD, film, high-speed film, launch, NASA, pioneering, rocket, rocket launch, rocketry, Science, shuttle, shuttle launch, space, space history, space shuttle, space shuttle footage, spaceman, STS, technology, USA, Video, videography, youtube
The similarity between British PM, David Cameron’s, statement on government transparency and Wikileaks’ current activity is delightful but he doesn’t get it.
Posted: 11 December, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Computing, Culture, Economics, History, Internet, legal, Life, politics and government, Technology, values.
Tags: Act of Settlement, Australian political values, Australian Values, Britain, British political values, British Prime Minister, bureaucrats, cameron, Charles I, citizenship, constitutional monarchy, Cromwell, data, data transparency, David Cameron, democracy, dictatorship, double-dipping, English civil war, Enlightenment, female suffrage, Freedom of Information, Glorious Revolution, government, indigenous, indigenous Australians, information, Internet, Johnny Walker Blue, masters, monarchy, podcast, political values, politics, privacy, Roundheads, secrecy, servants, suffrage, taxation, taxes, transparency, transparent government, tyranny, UK, universal suffrage, values