After an inexcusably long and unexplained absence the curiosity index returns (cue fanfare and much rejoicing).
The Economist explains why gun control isn’t coming to America anytime soon (something that baffles pretty much everybody else). The Onion says pretty much the same thing but with less explanation.
On an equally cheery note scientists believe we’re entering earth’s sixth great phase of extinction, and this one is our fault.
And one more to make you think this really is the apocalypse – some amazing photos of volcanic activity in 2015.
On a more positive note BMW have reinvented the street light as an electric car chraging station. Very clever.
Lastly a little bit of house candy. Not too long ago the Swedes came up with apparently the ideal Swedish house (plus here and here) although I prefer this one with a rooftop sledging hill. If you like forest living then maybe this one.