Shit you just now learned


Doh …

(Go on. You know you want to :wink:.)



That a failed polypropylene filter capacitor can do a surprising amount of damage (section 1.4 here Especially if it’s filtering the AC supply to the propulsion motors on the Queen Mary 2.



I should have been in the Marquee on March 4th 1979:

To see Mandy H obviously…:unamused:


life hack, for doing percentages:

x% of y = y% of x

So, for example, if you needed to work out 4% of 75 in your head, just flip it and and do 75% of 4, which is easier.


I would probably have gone the night before as well. Thankfully I did get to see The Members when they supported Hammersmith Odeon, December.

edit: Just found this list …



Yeah, baby.


That there is such a thing as a transient anus.


An arse that comes and goes you say?

Reminds me where is Bmtel these days? :slight_smile:




I love the fact that not all multiplication is commutative.


The basis of the Rubiks cube.


Is it? I mostly know of matrix multiplication as being the main exception.


Yep, it was built to demonstrate group theory where multiplication is not commutative in all cases. A standard Rubiks cube move is a - b - reverse of a for two different moves a and b with the result not being the same as b.


There is such a thing as the Universal law of Urination

It might explain this song


What did you do today dad?

I created a model to describe urination in various animals.



Ignobel prize for taking the piss



That thing about oxygen is true. Oxygen kills you. Just not as quickly as no oxygen.



If you are sub aqua diving pure oxygen kills you pretty quickly at below 8m.


“That’s some Catch, that Catch 22”