Sunday

1. Fancy a game of ballistic chess? Variation on Russian roulette:

2. Presume you saw this at El Reg:

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/07/14/technician_trapped_in_atm/

3. The Wirral appears to be into buffering:

4. Rossa’s mother sends this:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4695208/Stunning-photo-sums-Australia-s-bitter-cold-spell.html

… but not sure what the fuss is – it gets down to minus 12/15 in rural areas in winter in the south. Not often but often enough. [By the way – can’t insert hyperlink, iPad playing up.]

5. Suggestion to take care of those nasty jihadi rapists:

[H/T Chuckles and haiku]

6 comments for “Sunday

  1. opsimath
    July 16, 2017 at 10:45

    The board is oriented the wrong way; apart from that, pretty cool — thanks.

    • July 16, 2017 at 11:25

      Ah, well you’d know that. I’m not a devotee.

    • Twisted Root
      July 16, 2017 at 12:35

      The board is correctly orientated but assuming that the pieces closest to us in the photograph are black then the white king and queen are transposed.

      • The EU is Dead
        July 16, 2017 at 12:58

        The eighth square on the first rank is white/light (standard notation a8).
        Queens take their colour.

        • Mark Matis
          July 16, 2017 at 13:07

          Them’r sure some funny lookin’ checkers, man!
          }:-]

  2. July 16, 2017 at 13:22

    Well I never!

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