How to Get a Free Phone PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 23 November 2006 08:49
Sony Ericsson Z710i FreeIt was with firm conviction that everyone's favourite Jim phoned the O2 customer services department to cancel his mobile phone contract. When the girl on the other end answered the phone as the 'Rentention Centre' Jim laughed, there was no way they were keeping him as a customer... or was there.
 
Stripey Toothpaste - The Hows and Whys PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 31 October 2006 16:57
How do they put the stripes in toothpaste?Toothpaste. You squeeze it on your brush, stick it in your mouth, rub it in to your pearly whites, tongue and gums, then spit it out as if it were nothing. Did you ever stop to think about the effort the manufacturers put in to make it look pretty just for you? How the bloody hell do they get the stripes in there? Science Gimp knows, and he's telling you, so listen up.
 
Catfood vs Dogfood PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 15 October 2006 17:00
Catfood vs DogfoodBeing a bit of a science-fiction/comedy geek everyone's favourite Jim is a big fan of Red Dwarf. So watching Red Dwarf Smeg Ups on VHS (yes they're still around) Kryten was asked if Craig Charles actually ate dogfood in 'Marooned'. The answer was negative "It was catfood". Ever on the lookout for an excuse for science, JimmerUK set out to see if the right choice was made.
 
Do Cups and String Work as a Telephone? PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 09 September 2006 05:03
We all know about it, get a couple of cups, get some string, put it all together and you've got yourself a makeshift telecommunication device that would make Blue Peter proud. Does it really work? How does it work? If it's really that good, how come we pay stupid amounts of money to mobile network operators? Can you use it for text messages? Get the answers to all those questions (except the last two) from the one and only Science Gimp.
 
A Day at the Trax PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 05 September 2006 13:48
With a spring in our step, and happiness in our hearts Team JUK headed up to Silverstone to the Trax car show. Having been there last year everyone's favourite Jim and Science Gimp knew exactly what to expect: HOOTIES! Oh, and a few cars.
 
JimmerUK's Italian Job PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 27 July 2006 06:59
Everyone's favourite Jim has spent the last week skiving off work and holidaying in Milan. Why? Because Missus JimmerUK wanted to see some fella called Robbie Williams. Jim on the other hand had plans up his sleeve.
 
Why do M&Ms Melt in Your Mouth, but not in Your Hand? PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 12 July 2006 14:38
Some people think that confectionary is magic, given the example of a humble M&M you could forgive them. M&Ms melt in your mouth, but not in your hand. Can science overcome this strange fact, or will magic prevail?

We don't call him Science Gimp for nothing, read on to find out why.
 
Why Does Bread Land Butter Side Down? PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 09 July 2006 15:44
It's an age old question, and is something that probably ranks as one of the most annoying things to ever happen to a person (getting hit by a bus, and pissing on your own shoes excepted), but why does buttered bread always land butter side down?!

Science Gimp knows the answer, and after reading this article... you will too!

 
Magical Colour Illusion PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 17 June 2006 03:41
Ever wanted to look at a black and white picture and magically put colour in it with the mere power of your eyes? It's not possible I hear you cry. Isn't it?! Everyone's favourite Jim has discovered a way to do just that!

 
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