Open your eyes to what a Charity is SUPPOSED to look like

Nov 30th, 2008 | By

The Tzu Chi Foundation – the world’s largest Buddhist charity http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/11/30/tzu_chi_foundation/ What a great look into something that I imagine most of the world has never ever heard of.  A charity where the vast majority of it’s members never get paid, not built to further a religious ideal (“bible = food” – Southpark) but strictly
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Duke Nuken Forest Actually Exists

Nov 29th, 2008 | By

And Jace hall has played it which I think makes his experience more rare than Neil Armstrongs.. Who would have ever thought that 3D Realms was actually working on something for the past 12 years but apparently it is true. Now whether or not they are going to let anyone else play it is another
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Laser TV not Vaporware afterall – Mitsubishi releases LaserVue

Nov 27th, 2008 | By

www.laservuetv.com I’ve been following Laser TV technology for some time now and for a bit there I was convinced this was all Vaporware.  Years of promises and nothing to show for them.  Well that is all changed now with the release of Mitsubishi’s ‘LaserVue’ TV.  The 65-inch LaserVue (L65A90) TV features 500 nits of brightness;
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Did you know?

Nov 27th, 2008 | By

My father sent me this video today and while most of the stuff you take for granted there is something powerful seeing it all at once and having it strike home just where we are going and at what speed.  Karl Finche and colleagues put this study together to show just where are world is,
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Great TED Talk – Moved by Foie Gras

Nov 26th, 2008 | By

Being a Vegan it takes something really special to move me about a talk about eating meat, let along something like Foie Gras, but this actually did it..



Unhappy People Watch more TV

Nov 26th, 2008 | By

TV is EVIL An interesting article on physorg.com goes into detail about the watching habbits of happy vs unhappy people from a study done by the University of Maryland.  The study looks at the watching habits during a financial crisis and even likens the Television viewing habits to that of a person suffering from addicition
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zamzar.com – Cool file conversion website

Nov 26th, 2008 | By

http://www.zamzar.com/ Found this today via a wired blog article as I needed some conversion work done..  Apparently Kword is supposed to be able to import PDF files and then save to .doc however it kept on crash over and over again so I reverted to an online method.. I definitely thought that I would have
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Reno’s begin today!

Nov 24th, 2008 | By

So my wonderful father was over at 11 this morning and we started to Tile the ensuite.. Should prove to be fun as he was only here for 3 hours or so and we got a fair bit done, tomorrow will be more cutting of tile and fine tuning everything.. Hopefully we can be grouting
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Secret Service Set to Stun

Nov 22nd, 2008 | By

Ha, you can call me Mr. Alliteration. Found a great article on Wired today detailing the secret services use of directed energy weapons to protect the president.. http://blog.wired.com/defense/2008/11/presidents-secr.html Super Sweet



Every OS Sucks

Nov 21st, 2008 | By

In all fairness for my rant on Apple I figured I would put up an internet oldie that just never gets old 🙂 Every OS has it’s downsides just seems that Apple’s is a little more Orwellian