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Why has the Eiffel Tower not fallen down yet?

I know it’s been ages since I last posted, but hopefully there will be lots more posts coming! :)

Imagine if the Eiffel Tower fell down, all 10,100 tons of it? 390 more words


Rigidity and Tensegrity

As mentioned in my previous post, this blog was inspired by a course I recently attended, a sort of taster of university mathematics. One lecture in particular I found very interesting – it was on the topic of rigidity, something which I had not been expecting to encounter on a maths course. 1,349 more words

From this week's Observer [UK]: The lunchtime revolution at a school for children with autism

School meals can be tricky. Now, thanks to a remarkable Brazilian chef, one west London school for children with autism has changed mealtimes for the better… 47 more words


Reflecting on Robert Greene's "The Seven Deadly Realities of Social Intelligence"

As long as we have lived on this planet, we have dealt with a lot of things whether it’s other creature, natural disasters, etc. The one huge obstacle I can say that we probably have faced is the interaction with other people. 899 more words


I Need To Stop Getting Up At Two In The Afternoon

(I can’t even complain of having a comfy bed. I have a mattress with my clothes piled on it because I can’t be bothered to sort them into a proper place) 529 more words


The Overrun Tenure of Hierarchy

If you are in a collectivistic culture, like Asia (India) lines of command are a way of life, even if you are not part of the military and armed services. 483 more words


Day 49: A Feather Floats

The white feather bounced from blade to blade of grass in the lawn like the round dot on sing-a-long words. It danced and swirled with every soft breath of wind. 364 more words

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