- Breakfast, lunch and dinner: Have we always eaten them? | BBC News
Similar to the way we now sleep, our eating habits have evolved in line with economic demands.
- Why You Always See Crushed Stones Alongside Railroad Tracks | Gizmodo
In case you ever thought about this while taking the train.
- Why do aircraft still have ashtrays in the lavatory? | Fear of Landing
“…despite the prohibition, there is always the risk that a passenger will smoke anyway, and hidden away in the lavatory is the only real place someone might hope to get away with it. Surveys have shown that it continues to be a problem, despite years of prohibition and warnings in bold red fonts. When the fire alarm kicks off and the cabin crew start banging on the door, a panicked passenger should not be tempted into shoving the cigarette into the paper towel dispenser”.
- Unplanned Freefall? Some Survival Tips | The Free Fall Research Page
In the oft-chance that someone does stub out her/his cigarette on something that isn’t an ashtray and you find yourself freefalling from a mile high in the sky.
- Could the eagles have flown Frodo into Mordor? | Sean Crist’s Homepage
And finally, while we’re still on the topic of flying – a speculative question regarding Frodo’s journey through Middle Earth.