The Peter Principle

The Peter Principle was most famously described in a book of the same name by Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull. The principle states that over time people in a hierarchy who are good at their job tend to get promoted until they reach a position where they are no Read more…

Volkswagen Sausages

Believe it or not Volkswagen have been making sausages since 1973 and the Volkswagen currywurst (Part No. 199 398 500 A) is supposedly Volkswagens most produced part. It’s sold not only in the canteens of their factories but at supermarkets and football stadiums, if you’re in the UK you can Read more…

Mad Honey

I came across something interesting the other day, a hallucinogenic honey known as “Mad Honey” that is produced in mostly in Nepal and the Black Sea region of Turkey. It’s called mad honey because of the effect it has on people who consume it, below is a quote from Book Read more…

Hanno The Navigator

I decided to write about something non technical for a change! Hanno (sometimes referred to as Hannon) was a Carthaginian explorer from the 5th century BCE and he’s famous for his naval exploration of the west coast of Africa. He is one of a relatively small number of Carthaginians who’s Read more…

Kilobytes vs Kibibytes

The title of this article should probably read “Kilobytes vs Kibibytes and why I hate them”, even the more technically capable of you who stumble across this blog may never have heard of a Kibibyte, I know for a fact that my spellchecker hasn’t and is busy angrily highlighting it Read more…