La fábula de las cuatro Pantallas

9 Dec

30 years ago television had no competitor in the field of home entertainment. Then PC appeared, later the Internet, and nowadays it is almost untraceable the technological development: iPad, iPod, tablet, smartphone…, as if they were sons of a very fertile rabbit couple. David Cuen’s tale is about the four of the brothers: television, computer, mobile phone and tablet. Cuatro pantallas

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Chistes para principiantes

8 Dec

One of the best moments of language learning when you understand the first joke in a foreign language. Today I collected some jokes which are easy to understand even if your Spanish is elementary.

En la escuela, la maestra dice:
A ver Luis, ¿cómo te imaginas la escuela ideal?
¡Cerrada, maestra!

Tiene ojos y no ve, tiene pico y no pica, tiene alas y no vuela, tiene patas y no camina, ¿Qué es? Un pajarito muerto.

Si tú estás en un avión y éste se prende en fuego, ¿Por dónde sales? Por las noticias.

El jefe ordena a su secretaria escribir una nota, citando a reunión con todo el personal, para el próximo viernes. La secretaria no muy experta en ortografía, pregunta a su jefe:
¿Cómo se escribe viernes, con v o b?
El jefe responde:
¡Cambie la reunión para el lunes!

Llega un niño donde su mamá que esta embarazada y le pregunta:
Mamá, ¿Qué tienes en la panza?
Un niño.
¿Y quién te lo dio?
Tu papá.
Y el niño va corriendo donde su papá y le dice:
Papá, ¡No le andes dando niños a mi mamá porque se los come!

Gato-helicóptero

7 Dec

A Dutch artist, Bert Jansen stuffed his deceased cat and turned him into a radio controlled helicopter. I doubt if it’s art, not to mention the dignity that the pet should deserve. What do you think? Gato-helicóptero

Juegos de Papá Noel

6 Dec

Christmas is approaching, in some countries Santa Claus has already delivered his presents today. My present for you on 6th December is a link with 5 Father Christmas Games. Try and share with us which one is your favourite.

Juegos de Papá Noel

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El alma de Alfred Hitchcock

5 Dec

It is said that ’Behind every successful man there stands a woman’. Behind Alfred Hitchcock, the director of world famous movies such as Psycho or The Birds, stood 4 women – as he admitted when accepted the American Film Institute Life Achievement Award. 4 outstanding people impersonated in his wife, Alma. Learn more about their story on the occasion of coming release of the movie ’Hitchcock’. El Alma de Alfred Hitchcock

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Cigarrillos en paquetes repugnantes

4 Dec

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Do you smoke? Want to quit? Let’s see the shocking Australian way to make you not buy more cigarettes

Cajetillas de cigarrillos sin personalidad

 

Asesinos sonámbulos

3 Dec

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You may have heard funny stories about sleepwalkers who rearrange the furniture or eat the dog’s food while sleeping, but what happens when a sleepwalker does something more serious: drive a car and cause an accident or commit a murder? How to prove they are not responsible? And how to prevent the re-occurance of such cases? An exciting article about a man who killed his wife while both sleeping: Sonámbulos crimenes