Propriété intéressante : si le rayon du cercle est de 1, alors AB x AC x AD x AE = 5. Et cela fonctionne avec tout polygone régulier !
A Swedish gentleman, citing a a curiosity about whether or not it’s possible to split atoms in one’s own home, has been arrested for trying to induce fission of radium, americium, and uranium in his kitchen. No joke.
After catalyzing a “small meltdown” on his stove he wrote an inquiry to the Swedish Radiation Authority asking if his activities were, strictly speaking, legal.
In July 2010, a Russian tourism company forced a donkey to parasail over the Sea of Azov as part of a publicity stunt. “As soon as his ordeal was over, a lot of the people on the beach ran forward to soothe him.””
Keith Richards tells a great story about Charlie Watts, legendary drummer for the Stones.
After a night of drinking, Mick saw Charlie asleep and yelled, “Is that my drummer? Why don’t you get your arse down here?”
Richards continues, “Charlie got dressed in a Savile Row suit, tie, shoes, shaved, came down, grabbed him and went boom! Don’t ever call me “your drummer” again. You’re my … singer.”
Acceptance speech for a Hugo Award. So touching… (via Best Fanzine – The Garcia Moment, Worldcon Captured on Ustream:2011 Hugo Awards Conference)
Levi’s aspirational ad that was pulled from the UK: Legacy – Now is Our Time (by agencyspy)
The most terrifying fact about the universe is not that it is hostile but that it is indifferent (…) However vast the darkness, we must supply our own light.” – Stanley Kubrick
The problem with the Internet startup craze isn’t that too many people are starting companies; it’s that too many people aren’t sticking with it.” — Steve Jobs [Fortune, Jan. 24, 2000]
A Korean artist playing God … June Bum Park 1 Parking (by thegrandnarrative)