Month: June 2006

Xbox 360 – The Official Magazine I’ve never done this before, but I’ve just noticed that a load of my reviews and previews are up online, so I’d thought I’d link to that, like the egocentric b’stard that I am. Constructive criticism and deconstructive psychoanalysis welcome. WARNING though; it’s been creatively sub-edited to fit the […]

Boing Boing: Implanting a magnet in your fingertip adds a sixth sense According to Huffman, the magnet works by moving very slightly, or with a noticeable oscillation, in response to EM fields. This stimulates the somatosensory receptors in the fingertip, the same nerves that are responsible for perceiving pressure, temperature and pain. Huffman and other […]

Bereavement in Judaism – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia When I went home, a few weeks ago, my mum reminded me that she wanted me to do Kaddish for her when she died. She revealed she also wants me to do Kaddish for my grandma. Kaddish is the Jewish mourning ritual, lasting a year. I knew […]

So… I was sitting on the tube bakc to Ealing Broadway, and a family sat next to me. The day was tall but massively corpulent, soma-eyed with a dark blue t-shirt/tent and tight shorts. As far as I could tell, he couldn’t talk. His wife was pretty much normal looking, and the two girls, apart […]