Daily archives: February 16, 2007

A whole lotta Scoville

The hottest chilli sauce in the world has been created, distilled from several tons of peppers and 8,000 times hotter than Tabasco.

People aged 50 to 64 have the largest carbon footprints, due to their prosperity. They’re also the most vocal about the need to do something about climate change.

The Money Programme discovers DIY TV. To be broadcast tonight (and then, hopefully, available for streaming afterwards).

The Viagra baby. The drug was used to open arteries in the premature baby’s lungs so he could breathe more easily.

Over 1,200 bikes are stolen every day. Invest in a decent lock.

Roads to Nowhere

What is it about driving that leads to such a breakdown in logic?  Congestion is getting worse- so drivers and drivers’ groups automatically decry any plan or scheme intended to reduce congestion.

The government, as pointed out in the article, is no better- calling for fewer car journeys whilst driving for the centralisation of services and promoting a faulty policy of "choice" in education and health care that destroys local amenities.

I take my hats off to the busker man

I’ve had the same jeans on for four days now
I’m gonna go to a disco in the middle of the town
Everybody’s dressing up
I’m dressing down

Life’s one big circle
And it doesn’t end
When it ends
Will you still be my friend

I’m not making a fool of myself
I said I’m not making a fool of myself

Same Jeans – The View