Make your own Thai food

http://www.thaitable.com/

Thai table tells you how to make a lot of the classic Thai dishes, all about the ingredients, what sort of equipment you need and has articles like ‘The truth about peanut sauce’ – I swear there’s no such thing in Thailand – how the hell did it come to be associated?

Also where to find suppliers for the ingredients etc. in places besides the US (for a change) – if you like Thai grub then check this site out!

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A typical sight of a street vendor in Bangkok.

Flip

Flip is a ship with the ability to float both horizontally and vertically. It was built as a scientific research station to measure things like how storm waves are generated and also how sound moves underwater and stuff…Find out how it works, who works there, what they do and there’s pictures and video clips as well.

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Strange New Products

http://www.strangenewproducts.com/

This is a blog about all the more unusual products out there on the market with entries like ‘Wedgie-proof underwear’ and ‘Stainless steel lollipops’ (really these are real mass-produced products!) Furthermore the site also links to the home pages of these products and to places where you can actually buy this weird stuff.

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These are caffeinated sunflower seeds!

what do you want to do with your life?

Create your own wish lists and join in with others achieving their dreams at www.43things.com/. This site can inspire you to do the sorts of things that you’ve never even thought about doing. You can read other people’s comments for tips about how to do them and help other people do things that you’ve done already.

1,289,989 people in 13,941 cities are doing 1,113,065 things

Excellent idea for a website and very well done – check it out.

Encyclopedia of Television

<Quote> “The Encyclopedia of Television includes more than 1,000 original essays from more than 250
contributors and examines specific programs and people, historic moments
and trends, major policy disputes and such topics as violence, tabloid
television and the quiz show scandal. It also includes histories of major
television networks as well as broadcasting systems around the world and
is complemented by resource materials, photos and bibliographical information.” </Quote>

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I know this is very sad  but here’s a scene from my favourite show – the one and only Coronation St.
 

and this will REALLY make you think

what does 2 to the power of 100 really look like? this is something that Nathan has got on his site and I just thought I’d put it up here cos when you read it it’ll probably blow you away  😮

“…The star nearest our solar system is Proxima Centauri.  It is 4.2 light-years away, which means that its light takes 4.2 years to get here.  That is 6,700 times farther than Pluto.  Another huge jump in scale — much larger, for example, than the 200x jump from the width of a city to the width of the United States.  You can pretty easily wait the 5.5 hours it takes for light to go from the Sun to Pluto, but waiting the 4.2 years it takes for light to get here from Proxima requires a good deal more patience.  Even the very nearest star is incredibly far away… ..and so on