Archive for November, 2006

Purple frog

Sunday, November 26th, 2006

This chubby, 7cm-long, purple amphibian with a pointy snout was found hopping around in the Western Ghats hills in western India in 2003. link

The Robotic Chair

Sunday, November 26th, 2006

Rush Hour

Sunday, November 26th, 2006

We’ve got one version of the ‘Rush Hour’ puzzle on our Fun page. Here is a different version with 40 levels. link ‘Sheep Trials’ on the same website is also fun. link


Saturday, November 18th, 2006

Keep on zooming in and zooming in and zooming in….. link

Spell with flickr

Friday, November 17th, 2006

Type in a word and this website (link) turns it into a selection of pictures from flikr. Like this: Click on the pictures and you can change them: Click here to read a message spelt out in buildings. Then make your own message and email it to someone else.

The vegetable empire

Friday, November 17th, 2006

Some of you like playing with our ‘Archimboldo Art Producer’ link so here are some picures of other ‘vegetable people’ from Amedee Verins book – ‘The Vegetable Empire’ c.1840 link If you prefer ‘butterfly-people’ look here

Rose of Jericho

Friday, November 17th, 2006

The ‘Rose of Jericho’ is plant that lives in desert areas and can dry up and blow along in the wind. When it has a supply of water it blooms and becomes green. This process can be repeated over and over again. The video is a time-lapse compressing 6 hours into 20 seconds. Hawkin’s Bazaar [...]


Friday, November 17th, 2006

This a game where you build a castle and its surroundings just by clicking in the right places. You haven’t finished until you see the fireworks! link

Balloon pop

Friday, November 17th, 2006

Here are some high speed flash photos taken a fraction of a second after a balloon has been popped. link

Incredible machines

Friday, November 17th, 2006

Lots of you like playing ‘The Incredible Machine’ at school, so you might like to download ‘Souptoys’ which lets you build machines right on your desktop. link Here is a real-life incredible machine built in a Japanese lab: And here is Blueprint another good ‘Incredible Machine’ type game. link