Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Tuesday Trivia: Best of Summer

Summer is here (fingers crossed it stays) so it's time to enjoy this great weather wherever you might be.

Try a new sport? There are some odd ones on here for sure.

Visit one of New Zealand's best beaches?

Take in a game from the Cricket World Cup being hosted in Australia and NZ this Summer.

"Summer afternoon, summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the english language" - Henry James

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Tuesday Trivia: Christmas of course

Christmas cake
Christmas around the world. How does everyone else celebrate christmas?

How well do you know the lyrics of these christmas carols? This was quite hard.

How do christmas lights work and why can they fail?

"Maybe Christmas, the grinch thought, doesn't come from a store." - Dr Seuss

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Tuesday Trivia: Cities of the Future

Image: McKay Savage (actually of Dubai)
Pedal powered pods for public transport. No waiting and no congestion.

Rubbish bins that let the city know when they're full. Pretty flash eh.

Cities in space were once the future. Perhaps they could be again?

"It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see." - Winston Churchill

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Tuesday Trivia: Blast from the past

Old 90s dotcom ideas are back. Ideas that failed in the late 90s bust are back in our increasingly connected world.

A return of a ferry to Lake Ferry? Sounds like a great addition to the ever expanding New Zealand cycle trails.

In 2007 Mark Zuckerburg thought people over 30 weren't worth hiring. Well now you're 30 yourself Mark. Good thing he seems to have changed his mind since then.

"How did it get so late so soon? It's night before it's afternoon. December is here before it's June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?" - Dr Seuss

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Tuesday Trivia: Walking, Work and Wellbeing

A nice long walk to work?

Active commutes improving wellbeing at work? Ditching the car seems to have more than just environmental benefits.

Henry David Thoreau on walking. Surprise surprise, he was a fan.

Workplace noise. Working in a coffee shop might be better for you.

"All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking" - Friedrich Nietzsche