Interesting Stories/Images

A collection of things that I found interesting


last update: 2014/12/01

Stories

R.W. Hamming's "You and Your Research" [ PDF ]
A very inspiring talk given at Bell Labs in 1987. Worthwhile reading for any researcher aspiring to greatness.

Jokes [ html ]

True stories [ html ]

Bizarre things said to an airline reservations help desk [ html ]

Silver ladle story (joke) [ html ]

How to bathe the cat (joke) [ html ]

Understanding Engineers (joke) [ html ]

Rocket Science (joke?) [ html ]

Good Luck, Mr. Gorsky (True Story) [ html ]

Hell (joke) [ html ]

First Date (joke) [ html ]

The Eve of Destruction (joke) [ html ]

Word Perfect Hotline (True Story) [ html ]

Modern version of the birds and the bees [ html ]

ID ten T error (joke) [ html ]

Steve Jobs "You've got to find what you love" [ html ]

Computer Tech Support for those who are afraid to ask [ html ]

Typoglycemia [ html ]

Which group are you in: 98% or 2%? [ html ]

And you think journalists have a better grasp of English? [ html ]

A question (no tricks) [ html ]

Serene Computer Messages [ html ]

Bill Gates to High School Students [ html ]

GM vs. Microsoft [ html ]

How Smart Is Your Right Foot? [ html ]

Holiday Eating Tips [ html ]

Looking for new computer software? [ html ]

Things you always wanted to know? (True?) [ html ]

Word test [ html ]

Gandhi's wit [ html ]

A Message by George Carlin [ html ]


Images

How to stop viruses (joke image) [ JPG ]

Earth from space [ html ]

Xmas fun [ html ]

From Japan (joke?) [ html ]

From China [ html ]

What do you see in these images? [ html ]

Computer humour [ html ]

How NOT to take the family for a walk [ JPG ]

Ukrainian card trick [ html ]

Women explained [ html ]

Drawn on a sidewalk [ html ]

Supersonic Flight [ html ]

Man of the year awards [ html ]

Snow shovelling anyone? [ html ]

Looking for a new home? [ html ]

Looking for a thrilling roller coaster? [ html ]

Looking for a new car? [ html ]

Things you don't see every day [ html ]

Some strange deep water fish [ html ]

Diamond Mine [ html ]

Some beautiful scenery [ html1 | html2 | html3 ]

The amazing falling woman (help her with your mouse) [ Flash ]

Do you know what your PC is doing when you aren't watching? [ Flash ]

Sunset at the North Pole [ JPG ]

Ice sculptures [ html1 | html2 ]

How does your brain work? [ GIF | GIF | GIF | GIF | JPG | [ Others ]

Optical Illusions [ html ]

Vegetables anyone? [ html ]

The ideal vacation? [ html ]

Photos from NASA [ html1 | html2 ]

Interested in some new bathroom fixtures? [ html1 | html2 ]

How the Sultans fly [ html ]

Having a bad day? It could be worse. [ html ]

Winter scenery [ html1 | html2 | html3 ]

Looking for a new job? How about these? [ html ]

Interesting Clouds [ html ]

The future of the PC? [ html ]

A new car from Mercedes (SCL600) [ html ]

Perfect man and woman [ Flash ]

Halloween Pumpkins [ html ]

Know how to ride a bike? [ html ]

You have to get the right camera angle... [ html ]

Driving in Bolivia [ html1 | html2 ]

Watermelon art [ html ]

Egg art [ html ]

Where does the extra guy come from? [ GIF ]

Toilets signs in China [ html ]

Funny pictures [ html ]

Life explained by graphs [ html ]

The man in the coffee beans [ html ]

Coffee barista [ html ]

Animations [ html ]

Rainbows in Nagano [ html ]

Life with the Internet [ html ]