As a regular Rocketboom viewer, I was introduced in December to the german show Ehrensenf (ES) (anagram of Fernsehen, or television), which I since then catch daily, too.
An article titled Icelandic euros sold on eBay in Morgunblaðið caught my attention today.
The genitive is in grave danger
Indo-European languages all had this beautiful case system with at least four base cases, nomenative, accusative, dative and genitive (which is the Icelandic order) and usually a few more.
Speed skating and the goal for the end of this season
Hmm… today, I heard we’re supposed to do 30 rounds (without rest) in less than an hour by the end of the season… That’s next month by the way.
U2 - Stay (Faraway, So Close!)
I was pointed to this U2 music video (transcoded to h.264) yesterday.
Steve Jobs on DRM
In response to the European countries which are starting to take action against the closed-off DRM software by Apple called FairPlay, Steve Jobs personally responded with an open letter to the European government and the music industry titled Thoughts on Music on the website of the computer company.
First information meeting of Kalmar
Well, this is filed under holiday, but of course it will be hard work. I applied today for Kalmar, the Scandinavia Study Tour in 2008 of GEWIS. This study tour will visit the cities of Trondheim (world famous for their bike elevator… well at least among Rocketboom viewers, Stockholm and Helsinki.
Obligatory reading material for every IKEA fan!
hip ikea music machine
Back to Berlin
Als das Kind Kind war, ging es mit hängenden Armen,With these words starts Der Himmel über Berlin, a movie by Wim Wenders (who is from Düsseldorf). It is set in 1987 Berlin, the divided Berlin. At that time cracks were already starting to show, the Cold War was thawing.
wollte der Bach sei ein Fluss. Der Fluss sei ein Strom. Und diese Pfütze das Meer. Als das Kind Kind war, wusste es nicht, dass es Kind war.
Alles war ihm beseelt und alle Seelen waren eins.
News from the skating rink
Since well over a year now I’ve been speed skating regularly, so maybe it is time for an update on the state of affairs up until now.
Uurtje IJsland #05: De Aller Allerlaatste
Nou, vooruit, dit is dan echt de allerallerlaatste.
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