We’re social animals. But sometimes our urge to be part of the herd gets out of hand. One of the insights of meditation – or maybe just of getting older – is that you spot yourself acting out little scripts and preoccupations normally hidden from your busy, get-on-with-it mind. I was thinking about this the … Read more
I’ve always liked the internet phenomenon of maths/science diagrams illustrating song titles, for example these quirky pictures. Here’s my first attempt. There may be more.
At last the truth can be told …
Washington Post readers are asked to submit alternative meanings for common words: (Thanks to Mark Gorman for this. You can hear new ones most weeks on Radio 4’s I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue.) 1. Coffee (n): the person upon whom one coughs. 2. Flabbergasted (adj): appalled over how much weight you have gained. 3. … Read more
A few tips for infanticipating women by Dr Sandra Segget of Gargunnock Royal Infirmary Trust Plc. Dedicated to all children and the fathers that bore them [to tears]. Babies and the Law Babies are considered by the law to be in utero until born, when they are in loco parentis, the parents’ home. Babies, position … Read more
This is from the marketing literature for a software product I’m look at for work. I’ve XXXed the name as I might have to work with these people 😉 The consensus of early adopters has confirmed that XXXX is a disruptive technology and will lead to a paradigm shift. Deep validation confirms that XXXX is … Read more