Archive for October, 2006

Diet Coke & Mentos – stage 2

Monday, October 30th, 2006

Check out after 30th October to see stage 2 of their diet coke and mentos experiments. This time they seem to be setting off chain reactions of coke fountains.

Rob Gonsalves

Sunday, October 29th, 2006

We’ve got Rob Gonsalves’ ‘Imagine a Day’ and ‘Imagine a Night’ books at school. Here are a couple of web-sites with more of his paintings (which all include optical illusions). link and link

Look and Learn

Sunday, October 29th, 2006

Mr Dyer used to read this magazine when he was a boy! Now you can download thousands of pictures from this website There are lots of pictures that might useful for your homework or at school.

4 year old drummer

Saturday, October 28th, 2006

Watch this Youtube video of Igor Falecki !

Tiny horses

Saturday, October 28th, 2006

Thumbelina, a 17 inch tall mare, has been recognised as the world’s smallest horse by the Guinness Book of Records. Thumbelina survives on a cup of grain and a handful of hay, served twice-a-day. Harry Hill has a new book out, about an even tinier horse. See him reading from ‘Tim the Tiny Horse’ here

3 year old stuck in vending machine

Saturday, October 28th, 2006

A stuffed Sponge Bob in a vending machine’s bin caught Robert’s eye. He tried without success to fish it out with a plastic crane. “I told him I could get it for him,” his grandmother said. “He’s a character. He said, ‘Oh no, I can get it.’” When she turned her back to get another [...]

This month’s wax cylinder music

Friday, October 27th, 2006

‘Arabian Nights’ by the All-star Trio 1919.  Listen while you read! [audio mp3="" ogg="audio.ogg" wav="audio.wav" autoplay="off" loop="on" preload="on" controls="on" flash_fallback="on"] For a jukebox full of cylinder music click here

Game of the month

Friday, October 27th, 2006

..or really toy of the month – Line rider – watch this video, then play the game A good selection of other Flash games can be found here