• Arts

## The Geek’s Guide To Distilling Commercial Grade Whisky For £8 A Litre Bottle

First, for those people in the UK and other countries where it is illegal to distil spirits without a licence, here’s the legal bit: “It is illegal to manufacture spirits in the UK without a [more...]

## The Necessary and Inevitable Recession to Come

Perhaps the most destructive premise of modern, mainstream economics is that a central bank-induced monetary/credit expansion can cause an economy to grow without adverse consequences. Let’s be perfectly clear from the start…this policy has been [more...]
• Mathematics

## Heads, Tails And Beans |S|=3

Subsets Let’s suppose that set $$S$$ contains a full deck of playing cards. Therefore, $$|S|=52$$. We can split the cards into four suits: $$♠,♣,♥,♦$$. Let’s make a set $$T$$ that contains only the clubs suit [more...]
• 15th Century

## The Fall of Constantinople 29th May 1453 – The Plans and Opening Moves

Sultan Mehmed II knew that he would have to strike quickly to take the city, before the western powers such as Venice or Hungary could interdict his campaign. But he also wanted to be patient, [more...]
• 19th Century

## A Bear’s Diary – Part 26

February 22nd, 1811. Late last night, as we were heading north-west in a moderate wind, a tremendous grinding crash threw the whole ship askew, and we found ourselves drifting with the sails flapping dangerously, threatening [more...]

• ### The Geek’s Guide To Distilling Commercial Grade Whisky For £8 A Litre Bottle

First, for those people in the UK and other countries where it is illegal to distil spirits without a licence, here’s the legal bit: “It is illegal to manufacture spirits in the UK without a [more...]

• ### The devil is always in the detail

Cast your mind back to the morning of Friday the 2nd of May 1997. The British electorate had overwhelmingly swept Anthony Charles Lynton Blair to power, in a landslide victory that conjures imagery of a [more...]

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• ### The Geek’s Guide To Distilling Commercial Grade Whisky For £8 A Litre Bottle

First, for those people in the UK and other countries where it is illegal to distil spirits without a licence, here’s the legal bit: “It is illegal to manufacture spirits in the UK without a [more...]

• ### The Fall of Constantinople 29th May 1453 – The Plans and Opening Moves

Sultan Mehmed II knew that he would have to strike quickly to take the city, before the western powers such as Venice or Hungary could interdict his campaign. But he also wanted to be patient, [more...]

• ### A Bear’s Diary – Part 26

February 22nd, 1811. Late last night, as we were heading north-west in a moderate wind, a tremendous grinding crash threw the whole ship askew, and we found ourselves drifting with the sails flapping dangerously, threatening [more...]