More newspudding: Moguls, Magnates and Sexual Harassment

The  unlucky episode around Harvey Weinstein. When it started to develop, my initial reaction was something like: no surprise here, after all, the man is a movie-mogul – and isn’t harassment exactly what moguls are supposed to do? But on second thought I … Continue reading

Deep dive into the marvelous world of amazing creatures #newspudding

At university, I was most impressed by one professor for molecular genetics, who not only was extremely knowledgeable in his field of study, but also suffered from the worst case of dandruff I’ve ever encountered. The shoulders of his black … Continue reading

Get Smartner ! Cool comet Oumuamua. More #Newspudding

I was intrigued by the news about ‘Oumuamua, the first known interstellar body observed within our solar system. Speeding at tremendous speeds, ‘Oumuamua’s trajectory is hyperbolic, which will take it out of our solar system. And as the object doesn’t seem to have … Continue reading

Is this a #Newsflash? No, more like a #newspudding. Topic: movies and #cinematic successes & failures

I have been looking at a couple of articles that, although not #realnews, may be interesting for you to take a quick, superficial glance at. Stumbled across an article about a Bodybuilder from Germany, Ralf Moeller, who became quite a celebrity in … Continue reading

Never stop learning. Keep on reading; knowledge is the gateway to the world. #newspudding

Links to events and people – That I stumbled across: Did you ever hear about Timur? His armies were […] feared throughout Asia, Africa, and Europe, sizable parts of which his campaigns laid to waste. […] his military campaigns caused the deaths … Continue reading

Top Tip to find Betelgeuse. Turn right on your way from Monoceros to Alzirr.

Always wondered how to find Betelgeuse?  The picture below will elucidate the location of this gigantic star. Betelgeuse is also called α Orionis. Betelgeuse is the true name, from the Arab yad al-ǧauzā, the hand of the giantess, and is a … Continue reading