Pigeon carrier vs. Telkom

Just saw this on WatKykJy: A South African company will be transporting data via a pigeon carrier in parrallel with it’s ADSL line from a branch office to see which is faster. Test runs indicate the pigeon is the favourite to win, and they are looking at savings of R35k per month using the pigeons compared to Telkom :-P

An eye for the immaculate

From the DailyMail: “Even before his eyesight drastically deteriorated, Will Palmer was never to be seen when the housework needed doing in his home. But after a corneal transplant to correct a serious visidailn problem, the father-of-three has suddenly become…

Hello Darkness my old friend

From the DailyMail: “Britain faces the first widespread power blackouts since the 1970s because of looming energy shortages, Government documents reveal. For the first time, ministers are expecting that the supply of electricity will fail to meet demand at peak…