Archive for April, 2007

Welsh Rap

Monday, April 30, 2007 0:31 33 Comments

If you’ve never heard rappers with a Welsh accent before, and you’re not offended by drug references, swearing, a bit more swearing, and you’d like to listen to some rappers with a sense of humour that don’t take themselves too seriously, then it’s time to visit Goldie Lookin Chain’s website, and You Knows It. They’ve [...]

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Don’t book your holidays…

Saturday, April 28, 2007 23:52 2 Comments

as I’ve just been informed by someone from the “astral mission” that: We are in The Apocalypse, The Apocalypse has begun.Third World War will beguine possible in 06.06.2007 Hmm. So far as I am aware, there is no particular reason to believe the world will end on the 6th of June. It will be the [...]

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Academics In Beer Obsession Shock

Thursday, April 26, 2007 23:06 2 Comments

They claim to be using some kind of mathematical formula, but I think they’re just gazing into a pint glass: Robert MacPherson, from the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, and David Srolovitz, from Yeshiva University in New York, describe an equation that works in three dimensions, as well as four, five and [...]

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a sceptic cursed with a thirst…

Thursday, April 26, 2007 22:47 22 Comments

…for knowledge, that is. It occurs to me that I’m in the unenviable position of not having many people “on message” with my beliefs. When I start talking about faith, or whether there is an afterlife, or the possibility of there being a God or Gods out there somewhere, some of my readers start thinking [...]

This was posted under category: Faith & Forteana, Life, Oddities, Science, The Pickards

Blogging against disablism

Thursday, April 26, 2007 6:34 36 Comments

I noticed there is apparently a Blogging Against Disablism day on the 1st of May. What are you doing on May Day? Let’s face it, dancing round a tall pole on the first day of May isn’t exactly the most accessible activity for most disabled people, so instead Crippled Monkey would respectfully suggest that you [...]

This was posted under category: Accessibility, Blogging, Disability

UFOs Over Washington

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 7:01 8 Comments

There were UFOs seen over Washington (Tyne & Wear) the other night. It’s not a joke, I’m not making it up. It’s simple, hard, fact. …described how he saw spheres of bright orange light and was so shocked he called the Royal Astronomical Society to try and find some explanation of what he saw… He [...]

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The Four Managers Of The Apocalypse

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 7:00 2 Comments

This theory came about because to listen to them, you’d think that civilisation was crumbling into anarchy, that order was descending into chaos and that the entire world was going to end in a big ball of flame just because their particular team didn’t win. Remember: It’s only a bit of fun. With that in [...]

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A Blogsworths

Monday, April 23, 2007 23:51 38 Comments

How much is your blog worth? Your blog,, is worth $19,758.90Dane Carlson’s Business Opportunities Weblog Twenty thousand dollars?? Bollocks is it worth that. You want to buy it off me at that price, come talk to me… or, if you want to see how much your site is worth, take the how much is [...]

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For England and Saint George!

Monday, April 23, 2007 19:27 6 Comments

Yes, it’s St. George‘s day today, who despite not being English (he was Turkish), never visiting England, and probably not slaying a dragon either, became our patron saint. Hurrah to him! As most other countries seem to make a big thing of their national days — particularly the Guiness-brewery-inspired St Patrick’s Day — I thought [...]

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Is it just me…

Sunday, April 22, 2007 11:42 4 Comments

…or is anyone else noticing a significant increase in spam commenting at the moment? They aren’t getting through my spam filters, but they are reducing the chances of me spotting anyone genuine who’s been marked as spam by mistake. After all, there’s only so many messages you can read with “visit my thai nude teen [...]

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