Facts that few people know.

In the true tradition of the Internet you should send these facts to everyone you know so that these facts become more widely known. Cold water boils quicker than warm water and a saucepan of solid ice boils quickest. Cardinal Ratzinger (now Pope Benedict XVI) once won a karaoke competition…

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The year begins

It is the first day of the working year for me and I am sitting in a morgue. Not literally. I am on the train, but I have never heard it so silent. No one is talking or even making a sound apart from the occasional cough. The sound of…

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Back into the ice

63° 38 minutes South 143° 27 minutes East I think the sun set last night at about 0130. Not that it got dark as such. The sun just dipped below the horizon briefly and then came back. By 0430 there was enough light streaming into my cabin to wake me…

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