Saturday, May 18, 2013

Tickled my fancy

Recent links I liked:

Fire-fighting: Hot topic. The frightening phenomenon of the flash-over.. A report this week tells us that the number of times that English firefighters are called out has fallen by 40% in a decade. This article does not say whether American firefighters are similarly less busy these days

Hidden Histories of Information – introducing a new gallery at the Science Museum

Jaydens and Aidens Are Taking Over. The last letter of a boy’s name is important too!

Another theory on the origins of QWERTY

Is this the most expensive music video ever?  On the vexed question of allocating costs

Torrs ‘dry’dro. Mother Nature is just so unreliable