Santa is here!
Amazing reflections on how good humans are at throwing. The drum stick analogy should still you into silence. #totrblog
New: @whatifnumbers, a Twitter feed of numbers I find while answering questions. Prev · High Throw. How high can a human throw something? —Irish Dave on the Isle of Man. Humans are good at throwing things. In fact, we’re great at it; no other animal can throw stuff like we can.
Wow. That's something I didn't expect to see in DB. Rather beautiful, apart from the image that moves. #totrblog
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Not something you're likely to see in IFC, a Red-necked Keelback catches a frog on Lantau. Not sure what either of them were doing on top of a mountain. According to the internet, the snake is rare for being both poisonous and venomous. Didn't really get to know the frog.
My kind of commute. Thanks rain shower. The Kong is on sparkly diamond form this evening. #totrblog
Good day for the grey market to the mainland. That’s a lot of wheely luggage (and people) under Canal Street flyover. The couple of cases I saw open were stuffed full of perfume / goo. There were a similar number of people behind me as well. #totrblog
Excellent factoid. It has snowed in Hong Kong. Two of the four recorded days were at the top of HK's highest mountain (957m), so less surprising, but the east side of HK island (Cape Collinson) does surprise me. #totrblog
Tom Voute originally shared this post:
Did you know there were 4 recorded days of snow in Hong Kong?
Date of snow report Place of snow
02 February 1967 Cape Collinson
13 December 1967 Tai Mo Shan
29 January 1971 Tai Mo Shan
14 December 1975 Very widespread throughout New Territories
Last time it snowed in Hong Kong,