WQXR has the story behind the reason orchestras are laid out as they are today. Turns out it is a pretty new idea.
I’m moving my site back to currawong.net.
Today’s quake in Japan, showing intensity on the Japanese scale. First time ever I’ve seen the whole country affected.
Crazy pictures — it’s like Rockhampton is being washed away.
If you need a visual guide to the colossal amount of money spent on the Large Hadron Collider, look no further than these pictures. Remember too that the whole ring is super-cooled for added impact.
No, they aren’t bashing Apple, they are just abusing them as an easy target for sensational journalism.
That example par excellence of stellar journalistic accomplishment The Melbourne Age, tells us this morning that iPods and iPads are nothing less than the Typhoid Mary of the looming global apocalyptic pandemic. Well, they stop just short of putting it exactly like that, but it’s hard to understand exactly why they’re running an article headlined ‘Apple Store Teeming With Germs’, if not to warn good citizens about the looming plague.
Because they surely wouldn’t be doing it just to bash Apple.