Category Archives: Technology

Jesus is my Follower

I wasn’t aware what kind of important people were following my Twitter account until one of my tweets was retweeted by none less than Jesus himself. Jesus apparently liked this post from my German blog. Now you know what you … Continue reading

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Easily Confused (45) MAD

Mutually Assured Destruction: Mutually Assured Distraction:

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“1493” by Charles C. Mann

1493 refers to the year after Christopher Columbus “discovered” America and as the second part of the title suggests, the book describes how Europe’s discovery of the Americas revolutionized trade, ecology and life on earth. That sounds like an enormous … Continue reading

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Free Internet

But only for lawyers: (Spotted in Trani, Apulia, Italy.)

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Did you notice the Irony? (17) Robots

“Please prove you are not a robot,” I am being asked – by a robot.

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Macedonia by Train

A lonely steam engine rests on the tracks. It is no longer operational, but it fits well into the image created by the train station. Prilep is the fourth-largest city in Macedonia, but the train station looks like that of a … Continue reading

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The worst thing about MH17

Death in itself is nothing to fear. We know it will happen, and we know it has to happen, for otherwise the world would become even more crowded. It is the time and the manner of death that we fear. Regarding … Continue reading

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