Quickies

Short and quick posts of things I find, or think about.

Cosmic Latte

If you happen to do a spectral analysis of all the stars in the observable universe, you can see what colour the universe is. Apparently this is the average co...

Eyewear for Chickens

As with most living creatures, when you put a large amount of chickens in close proximity, they will invariably turn on each other. So some "smart" people came...

Why not be king?

Almost every piece of land in the world is ruled over, and unless you build a structure out at sea and claim it as your sovereign land, then your pretty much ou...

1 doesn’t always = 1

It's incredibly counter intuitive, but 1 = 0.999... It's not a trick. It's taken as fact in the world of mathematics. There are a few ways of proving, and thi...