Month: December 2010

BTFP: Wet summer

This repost is part of our Summer Slowdown revisiting of the archives. This post was originally published in 2007, at the time of the last La Niña event affecting Australia.

Whoydensday: Series 6 Preview

This preview was broadcast on BBC One immediately following the 2010 Christmas special in the UK (and what did you think of that, eh?). Those who don’t like teasers/spoilers might like to avoid this thread.

Google Autocomplete Poetry

Inspired by this FAIL in which Google autocompleted “can you eat” with “can you eat human flesh with wooden teeth”, I decided to start asking Google a few questions, and see what other people were searching for.

I think it makes a kind of poetry – and a kind of comment on the human condition.

BFTP: Am I being too much of a snob?

Am I saving myself as much time and possible grief as I think I am when I refuse to read their blog if I click on a commentor’s profile and find that they’ve listed The Da Vinci Code as a favorite book?