Internaut Day for Cats?

Across social media this week, people have been celebrating August 23 as Internaut Day, supposedly the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web being made available to the public. Whilst this is not strictly true (here is a link from CERN explaining more) the Web has indeed now been around …

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What, another lion-related post?

Remember Walter Palmer? Probably not – I had to look up his name on Google before I wrote this. You probably remember what he did roughly a year ago, though. He was the Minnesota dentist who went big-game hunting in Zimbabwe last year and shot a lion that had been …

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The Lion Sleeps Tonight

I have to confess to having something of an obsession with the song “The Lion Sleeps Tonight”. Whenever I hear it on …

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A Fish Story

Several years ago, I was in a doctor’s office in Los Angeles waiting for an appointment. As I sat there, my attention …

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Duplicating the Arts out of existence?

Let’s do a little thought-experiment, a mental exercise. Imagine that someone invents a magical computer program and makes it available as a …

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The Monty Hall Problem

If you wish to start an argument, but don’t want to venture into religion or politics, you could do a lot worse …

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Kim Kardashian and other “K” words

I have to confess that I know very little about the Kardashian sisters. I knew that their stepfather was once something big …

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