- I've made a few references to Two roads diverged in a yellow wood. I like that poem and could at one time recite it through but it is plain now that I didn't have a clue about its historical context or less obvious meaning.
- A few years ago this PlayingForChange cross-border, cross-generational recording of Stand by me went viral. It turns out that it was the first of several nice video recordings that linked metaphorical hands across the ocean. I defy you to hate them:
- Competitive eating going down by the pound
- In Wigan, they eat pies. That's okay: one pie eaten far to quickly
- In Canada it's pizza, and far too much for a young chap
- Matt Stonie prefers pasta (20 lb in 15 minutes - I feel queasy)
- But he'll do Big Macs
- These people have nothing on Kobayashi.
- But stay
hilarityhealthy in your food interactions. via - metaVia
- Splitting stone, it's all done by ear
Sunday, 12 March 2017
Colour Supp 12Mar17
I've mentioned Daniel Kahneman's book Thinking, Fast and Slow several times now. Which is a little unfair unless you-the-reader has read the book already or you are inspired by my commentary to go forthwith a but a copy. Here is a halfway house for the rest. A couple of vids from Veritasium aka Derek Muller: