Category Archives: Humour

A Close Shave

 

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Dispensing with the Notion of Elements

Here’s a short video just to annoy all my chemistry lovin’ friends – Deskarati

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This is how you should spell Fish – Ghoti

Ghoti is a constructed word used to illustrate irregularities in English spelling. It is a respelling of the word fish. It comprises these phonemes: gh, pronounced /f/ as in tough; o, pronounced /ɪ/ as in women; and ti, pronounced /ʃ/ … Continue reading

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Introducing Google Nose

Deskarati would like to wish you all a happy April 1st!

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A better world!

 

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At Last, an Amazing UFO Video Without Blurring!

This is about to be your favorite UFO video of all time. Just look at the detail on that ship! This footage has been floating all over YouTube for the past few months, and at last the guy who made … Continue reading

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What’s going on here?

Though it would be cool if they were a secret Chinese anti-grav technology, these surreal roadscapes are in fact an image-mapping glitch. Rhizome’s Clement Valla, who collects images of Google Earth glitches, explains the trick : 3D Images like those in … Continue reading

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The most useless machine on Earth

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Batmantium

For those of you wondering about the composition of Batmantium, the Batman character first appeared in Detective Comics #27 May 1939.

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2,000 Weightless Ping Pong Balls

30 teachers decided to act like kids for the day in the name of science. They all climbed aboard the ‘Vomit Comet’ and release 2000 ping pong balls as part of Northrup Grumman Foundation’s Weightless Flights of Discovery program. Weightless flight is … Continue reading

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Biology Joke

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An important question – answered

 Click the plate to find the solution

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Deskarati ‘Free Will’ Joke

Jim dies and goes to heaven (I know it’s a long shot), but instead of the pearly gates, there’s a fork in the road, and a sign pointing down each path. One sign says ‘Believers in Determinism’ and the other … Continue reading

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Are you a people person?

people in the brain
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If the new iphone could do this, it really would take over the world

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The Big Bang Theory Intro Image Sequence In Slow Motion

If like us you are big fans of the CBS show ‘The Big Bang Theory’ you might be interested to see the excellent title sequence slowed down. And for a marvellous frame by frame explanation – click here – the big bang theory. … Continue reading

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A Doughnut Opportunity?

This latest NASA photo from Opportunity beamed back from Mars shows some lovely tracks of where the rover has been. But wait what’s this on the right hand side of the photo? It looks like Opportunity has been having a bit … Continue reading

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David Coulthard catches golf ball in car going at 180mph

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New Element Found!

Thanks to Chris Ford.

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Man fights Bear

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