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Non-Euclidean Æthercast #55: Horrors of both Education and a Lack of Education

https://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/aethercast.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/NonEuclidean56.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:13 — 13.2MB) | EmbedThe last week has seen some stunning displays of ignorance by various politicians (to nobody’s surprise) and I have personally struggled with an astonishing lack of knowledge in certain areas in my favourite class. Today’s episode of the …

Lest we forget – Overlord 06.06.1944

  75 years ago, the battle to liberate Europe began, had Overlord failed, it would have been a battle between two autocratic dictators, Hitler and Stalin, that would have decided the fate of Europe and we all would have lost. Remember their sacrifice and remember it let to the longest …

BBC News: Is this house really zombie-proof?

The headline was too awesome to pass. Check it out, a zombie-proof house you can assemble in the wilderness in about a day. Provides its own heat and electricity via solar power: BBC News – Is this house really zombie-proof? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48337819

Azathoth payed us a visit (maybe…)

OK, maybe it was not Azathoth who caused what happend to the Milky Way (our home galaxy, not the chocolate bar, obviously), but he is the kind of guy who would be capable of doing exactly that.What happened? Well, there is a hole in our galaxy as if something really …

Something utterly awesome from Poland

Last Thursday, I went on a mission to Poland. It was actually school business and connected to ERASMUS (check out the link), so the awesomeness happened more or less (well, less, to be honest) along the way. Some background-information: As some of you may remember, I spent two weeks in …

Non-Euclidean Æthercast #55: Taking Newbies to the Planescape Part 2

https://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean55mp3.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:56 — 13.9MB) | EmbedWell, here we went again. The group of novice role-players set out to crawl their first dungeon. It was an exciting experience for everybody involved (except the mimic) and it started with a critical hit. Please enjoy my …

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Is the EU democratic? Does my vote matter?

I am a citizen of the EU, as such, I want my voice to be heard in Brussels and I want my vote to count. The upcoming election for the European Parliament has been a hot topic in European news for a few weeks now and many are asking: Is …

#Python for Pupils – The first Project

Well, I am about to embark on my first teaching mission concerning actual coding. Since none of my pupils have ever coded before and some do not even have a proper computer at home, only smart phones and tablets, I will start with a very basic project. What I have …

Interview with Sailor Yuggoth

Most of us have at least heard of Sailor Moon, beloved main character of the Manga and Anime of the same name. She fights alongside Sailors Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto to prevent some cosmic evil from destroying our solar system. Few of us, however, know …

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Non-Euclidean Æthercast #54: Taking Newbies to the Planescape Part 1

https://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean54.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:17 — 16.5MB) | EmbedWe are playing D&D Planescape at the English Club of my school. Yay! I am the Dungeon Master, and last Monday, we started the campaign. It went very differently from what I had expected with some very interesting …