Sunday, 29 September 2013

Thursday, 26 September 2013

Number Sixty Nine: Illusion

Number Sixty Eight: Fantastic

A staggering excess of superlatives and hyperbole have made modern life absolutely fantastic.

Number Sixty Seven: Beware of Architecture

Beware of Architecture.

Number Sixty Six: The Real Weirdos

The real weirdos often end up with enormous influence.

Number Sixty Five: Beautiful People

Studies have shown that attractive people benefit from the Halo Effect. We are inclined to think that beautiful people are incapable of committing crimes.

Number Sixty Four: Animal Hoarding

The Animal Hoarding prevention team can help you maintain a manageable number of pets.

Number Sixty Three: Viral Marketing

Viral Marketing aims to infect your brain and cut through the marketing clutter.

Number Sixty Two: Life in a Shoe

There was an old woman who lived in a shoe.

Number Sixty One: Smile

There are several kinds of smile. Sometimes they reflect happiness but can also indicate embarrassment, fear and nervousness. The botox smile is a recent addition.

Friday, 20 September 2013

Number Sixty: Optical Illusion

Number Fifty Nine: Signature

I sometimes worry that I might sign my signature wrongly, especially when writing onto plastic credit cards. I am lucky. Admiral Nelson had to write with a different hand when he lost his arm in 1797. This may have made it difficult for him to sign autographs.

Number Fifty Eight: Orange Roughy

The Orange Roughy can live to be 149 years old and changes colour when it dies.

Number Fifty Seven: Holding Fish

At this moment men all around the world are being photographed holding fish.

Number Fifty Six: Skip

Skip Culture

Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Number Fifty Five: Ticket Stub

If you enter a theatre or cinema it is essential that you have your ticket torn by someone at the door.

Number Fifty Four: Casu Marzu

Casu Marzu cheese from Sardinia is host to cheese fly larvae - they can be very lively when you bite into a piece. The cheese mites living on Milbenkäse cheese help infuse it with flavour.

Number Fifty Three: Toasted Plastic

The waitress casually peeled a piece of melted plastic from my toasted sandwich as she handed me the plate.