Lesson 1 of the Spoken English Online System delivers 4 minutes and 33 seconds of dramatic tension (Thanks to Damaris Cummins for bringing it to our attention). What, the viewer almost cannot help but constantly (and thanks to the music, throbbingly) wonder, will happen next — or at all?
Investigator Stephen Pratt writes: I was a bit disturbed to read (in mini-AIR 2010-02): “Dr. Beatrice Golomb will discuss objects she has found in patients’ rectums”. I admit that I have rarely, if ever, thought before of more than one rectum at a time but surely recta would be the more ‘elegant’ way to form […]
A 2002 Ig Nobel Peace Prize-winning device is coming to the iPhone and to Twitter. Crunchgear has a perfect headline and a succinct report: Bowlingual: iPhone app translates what your dog barks, posts it to Twitter Do you remember the Bowlingual, the portable dog language translator that was released in Japan last year? The basic […]