I signed up for Internations the other day. Being sort of an international fellow it seemed to be my kind of thing. So far I haven't looked around too much, but it looks like there's some local events where I could potentially go and meet other foreigners from far and away places and listen to them talk in various accents. Possibly even be tricked into eating unusual food, who knows.


Move Hub


For, you know, moving



Aliens Don't Like Us Because We're Steaks


"There's no doubt about it. We picked up several from different parts of the planet, took them aboard our recon vessels, and probed them all the way through. They're completely meat."



Phone Use Increases Dining Time

dining with phones

"The date stamp on the old footage was Thursday July 1 2004, the restaurant was real busy that day. We loaded up the footage on a large size monitor, and next to it on a separate monitor loaded up the footage of Thursday July 3 2014, the amount of customers where only a bit more than 10 years prior. I will quickly outline the findings. We carefully looked at over 45 transactions in order to determine the data below ..."

via dineability


Drone Control


Ah, the future. What a wonderful place to live.

These types of headlines are only going to get more common.

Triathlete injured as drone filming race falls to ground

"The filming drone was hovering above competitors in Geraldton's Endure Batavia Triathlon about 9:00am on Sunday when the operator lost control.

It dropped about 10 metres, and competitor Raija Ogden says it hit her.


Learning Mind


I like stuff like this and believe it all 100%. Well maybe. Probably. Possibly.

Learning Mind

With articles like this, who can resist giving it a peak?

Quantum Theory Proves That Consciousness Moves to Another Universe After Death

Reminds me of a saying I made up once:

"I opened my mind, but a squirrel got in"


Crowd Supply


I'm not quite sure what this is.

Crowd Supply

It looks cool. It sounds cool. It has pretty pictures. But what do they do exacltly?

"Crowd Supply is how engineers and designers create great products on their own terms."

That doesn't really help.

Usually when I encounter a vague description of a company on their official website, I turn to Wikipedia which usually offers a few more details about what the company actually does. In this case searching Wikipedia for 'crowd supply' didn't help much.


Naked Club


Here's a bunch of people being naked for some reason.

Naked Club

NSFW obviously. Well, unless you're working in the Naked Club offices.

While I support the idea of being naked (it's natural, after all), and can see the appeal, I do wonder about such things as cleaning the couch after having guests over. While nudity is natural, couches do not exist in nature. And what about stray smells? How about that dodgy Indian curry you had for dinner last night? The mind boggles while the eyes oggle.


Sharing is Caring


I've been very curious about the so called 'sharing economy'. There's no shortage of articles on it. It's interesting how it came about - desperate people armed with technology helping each other out - and wonder if something like this could have developed in Australia, where the government has a tendency to prop desperate people up so they aren't quite so desperate.


Remote Cat Playing


This seems like a great product (assuming you have a cat). Just hope the cat doesn't get bored. Maybe some upgradable plug-in accessories might a good idea, such as a treat launcher or random dog bark emitter.

" The size and shape of a small coffee maker, Kittyo is controlled with an iOS or Android app and lets owners play with their cats using a built-in laser beam, give them treats from a dispenser, and monitor them or take videos with a built-in camera, and microphone."



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