Entertainment


God and other fictional characters

There is a series of movies entitled “Gods Not Dead”, and also “Gods not Dead 2”. Apparently there is also a third in the series that might at some point appear. If you are religious then you will indeed mark these down as “Inspirational”. If however you are a movie […]


How can we effectively reach out to Trump Supporters?

You might think that perhaps a religious decree from the religious top would do the trick and would be an effective means for the reality-distortion barrier that prevails to be effectively breached. Apparently not, and we have a real example of that. In 2015 Pope Francis issued a 184 page […]


Christians vs Atheists, the movie

You might perhaps be wondering what this drama is all about. For those in the know it all comes down to that one-man incarnation of religious eccentricity, Mr Ray Comfort. He is also rather famously known to some as “The Banana Man” due to a previous evangelist career highlight where […]


Web History: The Coffee Potty

I appear to be falling into a habit of writing a not so serious posting for the weekend and so in keeping with that tradition, let’s start by taking a small ramble over the history of the very first live webcam. The Trojan Room Coffee Pot The world’s very first live […]


The #IgNobel awards have been announced

This year’s Ig Nobel awards have been announced. No, not Nobel, but Ig Nobel, because these are spoof awards, but the research that gets an Ig Nobel is wholly real. The fact that the scientific community is prepared to both mock and laugh at itself is indeed both praiseworthy and truly […]


Protecting the privacy of cows

This is not a serious posting, and I am not making any specific point. Instead it is something funny that caught my eye. Automated software solutions can at times results in unintended consequences and this is one such example, Google street view software takes individual privacy seriously (quick rightly) and so […]