Category Archives: Humour

The Problem with Voice Recognition……..

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Happy Sun

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The Deskarati Helmet Wiper!

I was watching the Barcelona Grand Prix at the weekend and saw McLaren had to retire Ferdinand Alonso early. Well today I find out that Alonso’s race was ruined by one of his visor tear off strips getting into his brake … Continue reading

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Eclipses

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Schrödinger’s Vet

Cartoon by Benjamin Schwartz from this week’s issue of the New Yorker magazine.

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CD Shattering at 170,000FPS!

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Popeye the Philosophy Man

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We are in a bit of a whimsical mood today, so we have modified this great Bud Sagandorf illustration of Popeye to give him a more Descartes feel. – Deskarati

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Neodymium Magnets – Will they blend?

Not everything in science has to be serious and so – meet Tom Dickson. Tom runs a very successful YouTube channel called ‘Will it Blend’. Every week he puts something different in his industrial strength blender. This week it’s neodymium … Continue reading

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How far would you go to save your drone?

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Albert Einstein’s Favourite Website

Albert Einsteins Favorite Website

It’s finally been proven, with this historical photograph we found. Albert Einstein was a genius!

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World’s Best Pie Chart

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Rosetta finds message on comet

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Do you have the perfect nose?

perfect nose

She has been voted the sexiest woman alive, but now it emerges that one reason may be that Scarlett Johansson apparently has the perfect nose. Plastic surgeons have analysed the ideal shape for a woman’s nose and found it should … Continue reading

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A great gift for a science lover?

Would your girlfriend or wife like a pair of earrings shaped like, from top left: the Big Dipper, Cassiopeia, dopamine and serotonin? If so you can get them from Arajera’s  etsy store.

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Do you have a flag?

Eddie Izzard gives us a lesson on 20th century history – Deskarati

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Map of Australia found on Mars!

Oz on Mars

NASA’s curiosity rover, whilst exploring a part of Mars called ‘The Kimberley’ after the Western Australian region, actually found a map of the country. What a coincidence!!!! It was reported over on the Discovery Channel – Deskarati

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Physical Comedy

Physical Comedy
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Turnip Prize Winner – Play on Words

turnip prize - play on words

The winner of the spoof of the Turner Prize contemporary art awards, the Somerset-based Turnip Prize, has been awarded to Percy long-Prong for his work entitled Play on Words. Organiser Trevor Prideaux said he was “delighted with the lack of … Continue reading

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Bruce Springsteen or Dolly Parton?

Is this Bruce Springsteen or Dolly Parton singing I’m on Fire? Or perhaps the question should be  – what does it sound like if you speed up an old 33 rpm vinyl record to 45 rpm? – Deskarati

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