* Posts by Martin Bjelk

9 publicly visible posts • joined 16 Jan 2008

Sellafield gull cull mulled

Martin Bjelk


So, when can we expect the (stop) motion picture?


Also, when can we start exporting our local sea gulls to Sellafield?

Google execs protest Italian guilty verdicts

Martin Bjelk

"Google paid $1.6bn for YouTube in October 2006"

Does that mean that the Google execs are being held liable for something that happened before they owned the company (Youtube, that is)?

Iran launches rat, two turtles, some worms into space

Martin Bjelk


Why were there no elephants standing on the turtle's back and, more importantly, what sex is the turtle?

Spiderman Beetleman wall-crawl glove/boot tech invented

Martin Bjelk


Any word on what effect a thin film of soap on the smooth surface will have on the surface tension of the blobs?

'Bloody' is an offensive word, declares ASA

Martin Bjelk

Harry Potter

I thought Ron Weasly said "Bloody hell" all the time in those books..?

Doesn't that mean that UK kids have seen/heard that word many times?

US rolls out 'Vicinity RFID' to check IDs in moving vehicles

Martin Bjelk

Policing opportunity

Is it just me, or does this seem like a great opportunity for the police to trawl traffic for wanted criminals who (are stupid enough to) carry these RFID IDs (Is that RFID2 then?)? The police wouldn't even need the biometric data, just the unique ID number and the cause for being wanted...

Or for that matter, for society to keep track of ordinary people in a way that would make Orwell cringe?

// Mine's the one with a tinfoil wallet

David Tennant quits Who

Martin Bjelk

Hugh Laurie...

Would that be Dr Whouse, then?

The lab coat, please.

I want a baby, coos broody Paris Hilton

Martin Bjelk
IT Angle


How's this for an IT angle:

At the time of writing, the entry for Benji Madden states

"Benjamin Levi Madden (born March 11, 1979) is the guitarist and backup vocalist of the band Good Charlotte.

He is GAY!!!!!."

If the article tells the truth (at Wikipedia?!?), the world would be safe...

Hungarians unleash dog bark translator

Martin Bjelk

English version

Is there any word on whether the english language version will include "My hovercraft is full of eels"?