Tetris Grand Master

Dec 18th, 2008 | By

I have rarely ever seen ability or hand eye coordination like this before demonstrated..



Toyota and Ford in a Canoe Race

Dec 13th, 2008 | By

A friend sent me this in the mail today so I thought I would share: A Japanese company ( Toyota ) and an American  company (Ford Motors) decided to have a canoe race on the Missouri River .  Both teams practiced long and hard to reach their peak  performance before the race. On the big
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How to update php5 or any port in BSD

Dec 9th, 2008 | By

Well I figured I would join the throng of blogs with a brief run down of cvsup , considering I just wrote a nice email about it and all I have to do is copy and paste to share it with the world : Basically you just need to install cvsup by compiling and installing
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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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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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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