Category: Random crap

Random thoughts and equally random web links. Unfortunately for you, I like to share.

What sick bugger took that first step


As I was cracking open an egg to make today’s bacon and egg brunch, I couldn’t help but wonder: who was the first person to look a feathery wee chook and think “I’m going to eat the next thing that…

Where do penguins go when they die?


Have you ever wondered why there are no dead penguins on the ice in Antarctica? Where do they go? Wonder no more! It is a known fact that the penguin is a ritualistic bird, which lives an extremely ordered and…

Why do we say it: slept like a baby?

Sleeping baby

It’s a quirky wee language, English. We steal and bastardise from pretty much every other language, and take words that contain exactly the same letters in exactly the same order and pronounce them differently (for example, polish and Polish). And…

A blast from the not-so-musical past

Oh dear, I had forgotten just how bad this was.

I’m not sure how it happened, but while minding my own business and surfing the net the other day I stumbled across this old gem from 2012: Lisa Gail Allred’s 3 Second Rule. Holy crap, I’d forgotten just how awful it was. Anyway, now that it’s stuck in my brain AGAIN (dammit), I think it’s only fair that I should inflict it on someone else.

You’re welcome!

Act now … or tomorrow … or next week

  Are you a procrastinator? I am to a minor degree, but I think that’s just human nature: we’re not always keen to do things that are hard work or a bit boring. Apparently though, it’s something we should cure…

For that ‘hard to shop for’ person?

So Christmas is getting ever closer, and we all have that one person on our list who is nearly impossible to shop for. Well have I got news for you! From the “things you didn’t know you needed but can…