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Every Fool is on TV

Every Fool is on TV

http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/halfthoughts.com/wp-content/uploads/EveryFool.m4vPodcast: Play in new window | Download (33.3MB) This is a bit of a break from the norm. For all of you who complain I write too many words, here is something totally different – a short movie. I had […]

Yet More Empire Strikes Back: Parallel Universe

Yet More Empire Strikes Back: Parallel Universe

Somewhere between this universe and the imagination of George Lucas lies a wondrous place, made up of rude astrodroids and goofball jedis. It exists in a dimension parallel to The Empire Strikes Back and parallel to our own. In the […]

The 90 Wonders of the World

The 90 Wonders of the World

Herodotus has a lot to answer for. He lived during the wars between Greece and Persia in the 5th Century BC. His writings about the origins of those wars mean he is now referred to as the ‘Father of History’. […]

What Nukes and Porn Have In Common

What Nukes and Porn Have In Common

There are always quite a few news stories about porn, and this week was no different. This week’s porn stories included: a toy shop saying sorry because somebody was using one of the display laptops to look at porn; a […]

Pirate Treasurers (and other absurdities)

Pirate Treasurers (and other absurdities)

The world is absurd, of course. I am trying to re-read Camus’ The Myth of Sisyphus, in which he deals head-on with the big question of whether you should or should not commit suicide in this absurd world. As essays […]