No, I’m not kidding. ebooks have a weight of their own. Since there are electrons involved to store the information, and most ebook readers use flash memory it is actually easy to calculate the weight an ebook has, although it is difficult to actually weigh it. [Read more…] about How much does an ebook weigh?
Guinness beer is one of the most successful in the world, selling more than 1.5 billion pints annually. Did you know it is also one of the lightest beers in the world, having less calories than skimmed milk and orange juice?
Other interesting facts about Guinness include: [Read more…] about Guinness Beer | How can beer beat orange juice.
Although you may think that London is an extremely large city, the City of London is a small jurisdiction within the Greater London. It has its own mayor, that holds the title of “The Right Honourable, The Lord Mayor of London” and is governing a pretty small number of people. [Read more…] about How many people live in the City of London?
With all this nonsense circulating around the Large Hadron Collider it is (arguably) good to know if those (supposedly) crazy scientists at CERN managed to create a black hole that destroyed the world. Luckily, there is a website that can tell you if the world is destroyed yet.
The long-expected film adaptation of Steve Jobs’ biography was postponed once again. Due to be released last week, the movie was postponed for two reasons. The one is pretty sensible, the movie studio wanted more time to market the film. The other reason however was somewhat more extreme: [Read more…] about Why was jOBS postponed?
When thinking of something useless in a man’s wardrobe, the first thing to come in mind is a bow tie. Therefore, bow ties are somehow neglected because most men don’t know how to tie them. [Read more…] about How to tie a bow tie?