October 24th, 2004

krazy koati

See the world spinning 'round

I've got a fine cochlea, if I may say so without bragging. I tend not to get motion sickness, rarely lose balance, and it ordinarily takes a lot to disorient me. So I'm at a loss to explain the Singapore Discovery Centre's repeated successful attacks on my balance.

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The moral, so far as I can figure: The Republic of Singapore is kept safe by whiny robots who are regularly subjected to cruel psychological experiments.

On the bus home I saw the Discovery Centre is to close at the end of October for a S$25 million renovation, which may fix the Interactive buttons.

Trivia: The first known play based on the life of Edward Teach -- Blackbeard the pirate -- was performed at the Royal Circus in London, Easter Monday of 1798. Source: Under the Black Flag: Exploits of the Most Notorious Pirates, Don C. Seitz.

Currently Reading: Featuring The Saint, Leslie Charteris.