Choosing a Monitor for Gaming and Graphics

Choosing a Monitor for Gaming and Graphics

CPU capabilities have stalled in recent years which has prolonged the life of my rig and monitors. It's time to consider adding the latest monitor tech and culling the worst one ...
bruges

A Trip to Bruges by Eurostar

Our trip to Bruges started at 5 am and it was only later, on Eurostar, that I deduced that the route we were taking didn’t seem to include Bruges ...
A PC Build for X-Plane and Microsoft Flight Simulator

A PC Build for X-Plane and Microsoft Flight Simulator

Here are some of the things I discovered when trying to pick parts from an online PC builder. Be aware of the pitfalls you can encounter ...
basic orchid care for beginners

Basic Orchid Care for Noobs

If you have an orchid but don't know the first thing about how to look after it, this article will help you to get to the first level of basic care ...
Quantum Physics in a Nutshell

Quantum Physics in a Nutshell

Quantum Physics is the science of the very small. It has revealed the construction and behaviour of the atomic and sub-atomic worlds ...
humans in motion

The Human Condition

Here are a few things that interest me about being human. Just some thoughts that have grown over ...
Cell World: Cell and Plants Animation

Cell World: Cell and Plants Animation

The first two stages in the development of an evolution sim called Cell World. Cells move independently and plants radiate out from a point source ...
orbital cycles

The Climactic Effects of Earth’s Orbital Cycles

There are three orbital features that combine to shape the Earth's natural climate cycles, known as the Milankovitch cycles ...
Polarising Sunglasses

Polarised Sunglasses

What is polarised light, where does it come from, how are polarising lenses made and why are they better than normal sunglasses? ...
volcanoes - three rock samples

Spanish Volcanoes & Potentially Pointless Pumice Properties

I didn’t know there were volcanoes in Europe or that I’d be stood in the middle of them… Someone has been keeping quiet about this! ...
T-Flight HOTAS X Maintenance

T-Flight HOTAS X Maintenance

The T Flight HOTAS is a great controller for a good price but if it creaks it can be annoying and you might want to risk lubricating the ball joint ...
Random Number Generator

The Search for a Random Number Generator

A bit shifting random number generator makes a great, compact source of random numbers. It's quick and effective but is also very cute ...