Category: Art & architecture

painting, sculpture

Space Station

1. What is the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer for? 2. What percentage of earth’s gravity is it at the ISS? 3. When did assembly begin? 4. What was the first module of the ISS launched? 5. What’s the joint airlock’s name?…

The Genesis of Nick Park

Not sure if Nick Park’s first release [though not his first project], Creature Comforts, gets much screentime these days – not having a tele nor going to the cinema nor gaming, I’d not know. Anyway, here’s the original – it…

Are British cars better or worse now?

Second question – is there anything which can be called a ‘British’ car anymore?  Stupid questions, as Dearieme might say.  😀 Simon [Richards, CEO Freedom Association] gives his take: The Marina worse than the Pinta in the US? https://carbuzz.com/features/the-worst-british-cars-ever-made https://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-2047860/British-car-industry-Why-none.html…

The teardrop yard

This is going to take some explaining, it follows on from the last post on rig. The sail is essentially the oceanic lateen – there are upsides and downsides to it. The up are that it spills wind better than…