Monthly Archives: March 2013

.tek: Easter Egg Gift Sets: Toxic Transfer from Melamine Dinnerware

If, like me, you have received an Easter Egg gift set containing melamine products this weekend, please bear in mind the toxicity of melamine and the possible risks of ingestion. A recent study reported in the LA Times mentions that … Continue reading

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Happy Easter Everyone!

I hoped you enjoyed your chocolate eggs. I just scoffed mine right down. Now I’m going to hide under the tent I made by draping the Quilt of Questing over the Sofa of Plotting and watch The Hitch Hiker’s Guide … Continue reading

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#TV #Fantasy: Ready for Game of Thrones Season 3? Here’s What You Need

GOT returns today (or tomorrow night at 9pm on Sky Atlantic HD in the UK), are you ready? Catch up with this summary of the story so far. Make yourself a Game of Thrones style coat of arms here, (see … Continue reading

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#TV #Review: David Bowie and the Story of Ziggy Stardust

You can still watch this here if you are quick as it will be online for a couple of days. After watching this, it is difficult to judge whether there is anything left to know about Bowie, other than the number … Continue reading

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#SciFi #Movie #Review: Earthling (2011)

Earthling (2011): A woman comes to realise that she is not human, but part of a community of extra-terrestrial’s living on earth. There are echoes of Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) and Alien (1979), but it has it’s own … Continue reading

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Happy Holi!

Photograph showing The Bachchan in Sholay (1975) Happy Holi! My mum emailed to remind me that today is the Hindu festival of Holi. Holi is the holiday commemorating the sparing of Prahlad (see Wiki or Beeb) and is, basically, the … Continue reading

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.tek Technobilge: 3D, Mac OS X, Beats Branding, Hot PCs, Hotel Thermostats

3D: Remember the other dumb trends that seems to have started with a wedge of lime in your beer bottle and then Apple sticking an “i” in front of everything? (Imagine a time when you will be able to step … Continue reading

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