Red Pepper and Sweet Corn Sweet and Sour Stir-Fry

Ingredients Vegetables 2 red peppers, chopped into long strips 1 onion, chopped into thin rings or half-rings Baby sweet corn 2 red chilli peppers, chopped Sweet and Sour Sauce 4 tablespoons water 2.5 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons vinegar 1.5 tablespoons cornflour 1.5 tablespoons soy sauce 1.5 tablespoons tomato puree 1 tablespoon orange juice 1 tablespoon […]

Moon

This is an odd question about the moon. Here is a picture of the earth-moon system. As you can see, there is a new moon. My question: where is the sun??? If it’s on the left, then why is the Earth dark on the left? The Moon can’t be blocking the light, because that would […]

How I Started Using Linux

I bought my first copy of Linux in 1999 – it was SuSE 6.2. I got it from the local branch of Software Warehouse (now called jungle.com) and it cost me about £30. I bought it partly because I knew that I would be using a UNIX system when I started University and wanted a […]

Helium

We all know what helium is, don’t we? It’s the stuff they put in children’s balloons to get them to float. It’s used in airships too, because hydrogen was too flammable. I’m sure it has 101 other uses as well. My question is… where do they get it??? Helium is the second lightest element (only […]