Welcome to Heather Palmer's Fun page
Here are a few bits of computer fun. I can't really show them on my other web sites, so I thought you might like to see them here.
Please note: if you are using a 64-bit computer none of the videos from You-Tube will work, as Flash does not yet have a version for 64-bit systems. You could try to download the 32-bit version of your browser, e.g. Internet Explorer. Go to this website to read how to do it, but only try it if you are an experienced user: www.ehow.com/how_5865152_change-internet-browser-32-bits.html.
You-Tube videos are marked with a red * .
Some mouse fun. Some different mouse fun. See your mouse tell the time. See if you can guess how this magic card puzzle works !
To brighten up winter ! When it starts, click on the screen to see what happens.
Silver Surfers - does this apply to you? And perhaps to some of the rest of us !
Good advice for young and old - help your best friend, your liver !
Some food for thought - read the ant's story, and ponder how it could affect your life !
I am horrified by the wrong use of apostrophes. Read definitive instructions on when to use apostrophes (found on the Mantex website).
Do you like Maths? No! You will feel differently after you've seen "Welcome to Maths" and "The Beauty of Maths". (PDF files 500 Kb).
Here is a FUN maths site for kids. You will enjoy Math Playground. Also good fun for grown-ups!
Do you struggle to know where all the North African and Middle Eastern countries are exactly?
Try this interactive map to learn where they all are.
A collection of poetry of all varieties:
"Drink & be Merry", a short, educational poem !
"So we'll go no more aroving", by Lord Byron.
* I would like to show you the most momentus event of the 1960s, even of the 20th century - man's first landing on the moon in 1969.Here is a film of the 1st moon take off & landing (5mins 6secs).
See the historic moments of Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon (1min 45secs).
In 2009 there was a 40th celebration of the first moon landing (3mins 24secs).
* In 1968, prior to the first landing on the moon, film director Stanley Kubrick made the epic science fiction film 2001: A Space Odyssey.Here you can see the wonderful opening sequence (1min 17secs).
See the Official Trailer for the film (3mins 36secs).
* Play a couple of videos about 007 - James Bond:
James Bond's gadgets, a profile of the amazing spy gadgets that James Bond 007 has used. (5min 35sec)
James Bond's cars, a little background infotainment on the cars used in the James Bond 007 films. (3min )
* Play these videos featuring the Two Ronnies, Ronnie Barker & Ronnie Corbett:
The Fork Handles sketch - unforgettable British humour. (6min 46sec)
An Understanding of Class, with John Cleese, from The Frost Report. (1min 40sec )
Modern and Ancient Life, with Stephen Fry, 2000. (3min 45sec )
* Play a couple of Robot videos:
A Defective Robot's story, Vancouver Film School 2007. (2min 23sec)
Robot solves Rubik's Cube, British Toy Fair 2008. (1min 27sec)
* Play different Monty Python videos:
Monty Python's "Lumberjack" song, one of the all time Python favourites. (2min 11sec)
Monty Python's "Quest for the Holy Grail", the Killer Rabbit scene. (2min 08sec)
* Play video: "The Night Mail" GPO 1936 advert film, words written and spoken by poet Auden. (3min 23sec)
Latest update 15 August 2011
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