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Celebrity Wormery news

by mel starrs on November 7, 2007

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Dave Gorman (a very funny man) has a great post up about his new wormery here and the worms escaping: What were they thinking? Why didn’t they turn back? Where did they think they were heading? They should have stayed in the wormery for crying out loud! It was built for them. It’s a worm […]

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Dilbert’s Green Consultancy

by mel starrs on June 22, 2007

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I won’t reproduce the cartoons themselves here (Scott Adams doesn’t approve) but for the next few weeks you should be able to see his take on green consultancy here, here and here.  Keep an eye out for more in the next few days – he’s on a roll.  Very amusing.

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Another reason to love Larry David…

by Mel Starrs on November 22, 2006

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Larry David is somewhat of an icon in our household with re-runs of ‘Seinfeld’ tiding us over until the new series of ‘Curb your enthusiasm’ comes out.  Turns out he is a bit of an environmentalist and is married to Laurie David, who produced Al Gore’s ‘An Inconvenient Truth’.  Larry also drives a hybrid…

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I shouldn’t laugh…

by Mel Starrs on November 19, 2006

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…but this amused and intrigued me in equal measure.  I was doing some research on the history of the building regs for an assignment which I am trying to finish and came across a page on Wikipedia for Energy efficiency in British Housing. A little known fact about Wikipedia is that if you click on […]

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Friday fun

by Mel Starrs on November 17, 2006

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A little bit of Friday silliness – build any message up to 40 characters out of buildings at GeoGreeting (via Lifehacker).

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I had to check it wasn’t April 1st, but this sounds interesting: Steorn develops free energy technology and issues challenge to the global scientific communityLondon, 18th August 2006: Steorn, an Irish technology development company, has today issued a challenge to the global scientific community to test Steorn’s free energy technology and publish the findings. Steorn’s […]

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Hurrah for geeks!

by mel starrs on June 5, 2006

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::via www.phdcomics.com I am a self confessed geek. I have no qualms about this. Rather than shying from my geekdom, I have chosen to embrace it. Why else do I find myself in my spare time blogging about business and engineering – a subject which no doubt would bore most folk to tears? It can […]

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