Category: Comedy Break

The Caffeine Did It?

Warning: Irony alert. People without a sense of humour should proceed with caution. Some time ago the National Geographic did a piece on the connection between the introduction of caffeinated drinks into Europe and the Industrial Revolution. It’s hardly a coincidence that coffee and tea caught on in Europe just as the first factories were ushering in the industrial revolution. The widespread use of caffeinated drinks—replacing the ubiquitous beer—facilitated the […]

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BP Target of “Irresponsible Act”

Click for full view Courtesy: Marc Roberts Greenpeace shut down 50 BP flagged petrol station franchises in London in order to apply pressure on the incoming CEO, Bo Diddley, er… I mean Bob Dudley, as his predecessor heads for Siberia. I can’t see him giving a tuppenny shite, personally. He’s got a whole planet to fry and his paradigms ain’t for shifting. Nice try though.

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How Small We Are

I had to cheer someone up the other day. In my bid to be imaginative and put their blues into perspective, I remembered Monty Python’s ‘The Galaxy Song’ from The Meaning of Life. Yes, that’s right, don’t put me at top of your list of those who might be there to lift you out of depression or save you from suicidal tendencies – it’s not in my repertoire of talents…. […]

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Cool Collage of the Ten-Week Internship Program

David Stockhausen, who is doing some cool work in San Francisco, recently came out to take our January-April 2010 Internship program, and went beyond the call of duty to also put together a rather cool collage of the experience. Nice one David! The April-July internship is now underway, and there are only a couple of seats left on the July-October program.

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