Saturday, 21 June 2008 7 more insects

Friday, 20 June 2008 7 facts about pineapples

  1. The latin name ananas comosus means tufted pine
  2. The fruitlets of a pineapple are arranged in two interlocking spirals, eight spirals in one direction, thirteen in the other; each being a Fibonacci number.
  3. The natural (or most common) pollinator of the pineapple is the hummingbird.
  4. Pineapples should also not be consumed by those with Hemophilia or by those with kidney or liver disease, as it may reduce the time taken to coagulate a consumer's blood.
  5. Pineapples, like bananas, are chill-sensitive. Therefore, they should not be stored in the refrigerator.
  6. SpongeBob SquarePants lives in a pineapple under the sea.
  7. Certain bat-pollinated wild pineapples, do the exact opposite of most flowers by opening their flowers at night and closing them during the day.

Thursday, 19 June 2008 7 things said to me/by me recently

  1. Found it, please release the hostage immediately
  2. I have Brazillian feet
  3. There's nothing worse than turning up one day with hair
  4. You threw the chicken out of the sink
  5. Where's he getting all those heads from
  6. I think we've been drugged by the Smurfs in the forest
  7. Get the pineapple at all costs

Wednesday, 18 June 2008 7 tv sport theme tunes

  1. Test Match Cricket : Soul Limbo - Booker T and the MGs
  2. Wimbledon Opening Titles : Light and Tuneful - Keith Prowse
  3. Ski Sunday : Pop Looks Bach - Sam Fonteyn
  4. BBC Snooker : Drag Racer - Doug Wood Band
  5. London Marathon : The Trap - Ron Goodwin
  6. Grandstand : Grandstand Theme - Keith Mansfield
  7. Match of the Day : Offside - Barry Stoller

Tuesday, 17 June 2008 7 references to ancient flight

Submission day, and another post from my dad :D

  1. In 1766 BC the Emperor Cheng Tang apparently had a flying craft built.
  2. The Babylonian "Epic of Etana." describes a prehistoric flight in a cuneiform fragment dating back to a period between 3,000 and 2,400 B.C.
  3. In the 3rd century BC the Chinese poet Chu Yun made a detailed aerial survey of the Gobi desert. He praised the durability of his craft.
  4. Written records of oral traditions from Nepal mention powered flight. The secrets were known only to the Yavanas.
  5. The sacred Hindu book, the Samaranga Sutradhara, contains over 200 hundred stanzas concerning almost every aspect of flying.
  6. The Columbian 'plane': Considered to be well over a thousand years old, is a small gold model 'aircraft' identical in design to a modern jet.
  7. The Indian sacred scriptures The Vimana's make numerous references to flight.

Monday, 16 June 2008 7 things Bekie does the right handed way

I should point out that Bekie is left handed ;)

  1. Open bottles
  2. Play tennis
  3. Play the guitar
  4. Grind pepper
  5. Hold a knife and fork
  6. Cleaning her teeth
  7. Texting

Sunday, 15 June 2008 7 dishes in tonights chinese meal

  1. Peking Duck
  2. Chicken with Bamboo Shoots and Water Chestnuts
  3. Chicken Satay
  4. Egg Fried Rice
  5. Prawn Crackers
  6. Seshwan Chili Beef
  7. Sweet and Sour Vegetables