I do so hope this is true…

Alleged insider trader Andrew Carlssin claims to be a time traveller, explaining the fact that in just two weeks and with starting capital of $800 he managed to create a portfolio worth $350million in only 126 trades…

Story from Yahoo here. Can’t find any more references to it yet, but keep clicking here for Google searches…

Oh. Just found out that (rather unsurprisingly) this is a hoax – at Yahoo WWNtv it’s April 1st every day

Genghis Khan, he said, you are a wanker

Wow… Following a general Douglas Adams (RIP) thread I came across a site dedicated to Wowbagger the Infinitely Prolonged. This site actually has a very detailed and well put together COM object to allow you to assist Wowbagger in his quest (which was to insult every living thing in the universe, in alphabetical order – reference).

Anyway, the links page of the wowbagger site has a link to a Java version of the Infocom Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy Game. Mint. (Made all the better by the fact that I was once employed by an Infocom – although sadly not the same one).

For those with more than a passing interest… download the right Z-machine for your platform here and download your prefered Z-file here.

In case of nuclear radiation…

…stand directly behind your door, but do not open the door, even if the radiation knocks.

Thanks Doug for this. My favourite bit from the site where all these images come from?

“If there is a significant radiation threat, health care authorities may or may not advise you to take potassium iodide. Potassium iodide is the same stuff added to your table salt to make it iodized. It may or may not protect your thyroid gland, which is particularly vulnerable, from radioactive iodine exposure.”. This page may or may not interest you.