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Thursday 4 August 2011

Looks like the economy is tanking

A quick snapshot of the Footsie100 today.


footsi 3 day

That’s three straight days in a row.

As of last trade, FTSE 100 Index (FTSE:FSI) traded at 5,460, 7.68% above its 52-week low of 5,071, set on August 25, 2010.

An interesting Hobby.

A Swedish man has been arrested after attempting to split atoms in his kitchen, claiming that he was only doing it as a “hobby”.

I must say that I’ve never thought of taking up a hobby like that. Mmmmm.

Handl, 31, said he had tried for months to set up a nuclear reactor at home and kept a blog about his experiments, describing how he created a small meltdown on his stove.

The best bit about the article is the comments that follow.

“If he sold his story to the tabloids, he could make a bomb.”


“I think my wife split some atoms in our kitchen this evening.
She called it 'dinner', but I have my doubts.   If I glow later on, Let me know.”


“Didn't he know that the easiest way to split atoms is to put them in a box marked "Fragile" and send it through the post?”


“Blue Peter has much to answer for

Finally another man who won’t be getting any how’s your father any time soon.

“Judging from my wife's attempts at cooking and the frequent 'meltdowns' which occur in our kitchen,  I think she has proven beyond all doubt that 'cold fusion' DOES exist.”