knowledge

important lessons learnt today (aka, a very important message authorised and spoken by A Knowles, Brisbane on behalf of himself): 1. study is great, but only if you study the right stuff (i.e. that which you don’t already know) 2. knowledge is power (@petrie friends represent!) in completing the task at hand 3. greater knowledge …

Some American Conspiracy – Interesting Video

Thanks to Ray for this interesting interview. William Pawelec, who gave the interview in 2001, stipulated that the video not be released until he had passed away. Pawelec passed away in 2007, and the video was subsequently released in 2010. Whether this adds to the credibility, or encourages speculation, is up for debate. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yytSNQ2ogD4

lock picking 101

LifeHacker has essentially posted a “101 guide” to lock picking, for all the little kids out there who are on holidays! If you’ve never picked a lock before, you’re missing out. It’s a fun, for the most part it’s a strictly analogue/mechanical pursuit (a therapeutic break from electronic gadgets), and unlike, say, learning to juggle, …

An election, an NBN, a hung parliament, and a whole lot of sucking up…

Like every other Australian, I’ve been subjected to this whole “election” and “hung parliament” rubbish that’s been littering our news for the past few weeks. Secretly, I’m hoping for the Coalition to take it out (who at the time of writing this, have something like a 4000 vote lead for the entire two party preferred …

Cold War Reading Material

I read an article, maybe 2 years ago, regarding the Cold War, and Russia (or the USSR, whichever), having built a doomsday system. I somehow raised this in conversation the other day with one of my colleagues, and searched for the article again… I’ve started to take a bit of interest in the Cold War, …