Everything else. (If you're not sure where to post, post it in here)
User avatar
By Glamdring
#2314
Yes. The gene removes the brown colour and that reveals the blue. They'd been looking for one particular gene for ages but found it on a completely different one.
User avatar
By Wooster
#2315
Glamdring wrote:
Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:27 pm
.. 6-10000 years ago.
My direct male ancestor arrived in Britain around the top end of that estimate.

-edit- Or the area that Britain would appear from, at least. ;)
User avatar
By Glamdring
#2316
At 10000 years he'd have walked. At 6 he'd have needed boat because by then Doggerland had been demolished in a wild Tsunami.
User avatar
By Wooster
#2317
The markup on memory foam/polyurethane mattresses must be huge, there's at least two companies on TV tripping over themselves to give them away for 100 days trial.
I'd have an entirely uneducated guess that they'll cost about £30 all in.

(I hate the stuff)
User avatar
By Wooster
#2756
Gaining the Freedom of the City of London grants the holder the right to a silken rope, if hanged.

Talk about hedging your bets. :)
User avatar
By Wooster
#3147
Noticed in last weeks New Scientist:

Someone wrote in to say that their Cup-a-Soup now boasted 30% less salt on the packet.
On checking whether this was the case, they discovered that it did have 30% less salt.


..due to the fact that it was 30% less everything, including the amount of water required. :roll:
User avatar
By Splinter
#3152
Diego Maradona fans have created their own church in his image, known as Iglesia Maradonania and founded in 1998 in a tribute to 'the greatest footballer of all time.'
User avatar
By AlexC
#3205
Of God. :mrgreen:

For £1000 give Penny's maiden name in The Big Bang Theory.

You may use whichever search engine you prefer.
User avatar
By Wooster
#3206
They tried to do that with Malcolm in the Middle, but their surnames were revealed in the pilot.
Bugs & Feature Requests

I have the feeling that certain others may disagre[…]

Apple OS Updates

Just doing 11.4 now.

QNAP NAS

Another firmware update this morning. Two in a fo[…]

Yes. I hoped you meant that. Split. Now see if I […]