The Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon Game

For those of you who don’t know about The Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon Game. It’s a play on the John Guare play “Six Degrees of Separation,” where any two people in the world are no more than six acquaintances or links from another person. In this game, it’s within six degrees, or connections, of the actor Kevin Bacon

Bacon claimed in an interview with “Premiere” magazine in 1994, that he’s worked with pretty much everyone in Hollywood or someone who’s worked with that person. read more

British Police Officer Deaths 1900 – 2012

Following the awful killings of the two WPC’s in Manchester yesterday (18/09/12) I thought i’d do a little bit of research to find out how many Police Officers have died whilst on duty.

The charts below are based on this wikipedia article which only includes those Police Officers who were killed as a direct result of a crime or while attempting to prevent, stop or solve a specific criminal act. The article omits those who died in more common or regular circumstances, such as in road traffic accidents or air raids during the Second World War. read more

Martin Dumont – WordPress Blog Scam

This morning on one of my old blogs On Canvas Art, I received a comment from someone called Martin Dumont. Claiming to be from a advertising agency called PAKBB wanting to place a banner on the site. All I had to do was email him what I would charge.

Obviously as the occasional blogger that I am, I got a little bit excited about the prospect of actually earning money from a blog. read more