Category: Random Links

Landing on Mars

I always knew that landing on Mars would be not only difficult but one of man kinds greatest challenges, I’m impressed they’ve worked it out, I believe you have to have boulder sized balls made of granite to be the one to go through with it.

7 minutes of terror

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Smoking kid

I was reminded of Malcom Gladwell’s book on viral marketing ‘the tipping point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference’ when I watched this video. Just for the method of creating a sticky message easily spread. I haven’t smoked for a long time, and I realise the difficulties in giving up. The road to obtaining release is probably never traversed, I still to this day want a cigarette when I’ve had a drink or when I have a moment of indecision and stress.

The strategy followed in the video is a great one it makes people question themselves, it makes people realise the questions they wont ask. It needs to be pursued, cigarette companies are a multi-billion dollar industry based upon addiction and death. When was the last time we looked at that and thought “this is wrong”.

I for one wish that the selling of tobacco was banned but that probably wouldn’t stop the trade. We need better methods to stop children from starting and strangle this industry from the roots up.

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They ARE meat! update..

I recently posted Terry Bisson’s short story and have since looked into what else I can read.

Here is the unedited version of the story on his website please go there and peruse his books 🙂

http://www.terrybisson.com/page6/page6.html

I even found an extremely well done film adaptation on YouTube

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Matt where the hell have you been!

Matt Harding a genius who should need no introduction is back again. He has released some of the view videos that have brought tears to my eyes. Who would have thought that you could achieve so many connections in such a simple way.

Enjoy.

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