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Month: May 2009

Influenza and the World Community Grid

Influenza and the World Community Grid

The Worldcommunity grid is a datagrid style project where almost half a million people are offering computer cycles to help advance scientific research in a number of fields such as health, nutrition and more. One of the most recent projects to be added to the collection is the one for Influenza. If you so chose you can help speed up the process of finding a solution to the influenza problem. There is an interesting documentary on History HD called The…

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The Running of the Bulls

The Running of the Bulls

Whilst in Switzerland people stand in the streets as they watch the cows go up the mountains and come back down the Spanish enjoy a more extreme version with the same species. I was in the same street as the bulls were running up and down whilst in Spain and this was a fun experience. I watched as the locals stood in the street chatting. One guy was dancing as he chatted to one group of girls whilst to my…

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The octopus fell from my mouth during a dive and I watched as the regulator freeflowed air. I tried to grab it but didn’t get it on the first try. I didn’t panic. I went back to take hold of the regulator attached to the tank on my back but that wasn’t needed. I was able to get hold once more of the other regulator and waited for the water to be gone from my mouth before breathing in again….

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