Momma Says Spock You OUT.
For anyone looking to reprise Ahnold’s role in Eraser, I present: the Gauss Pistol. Sure, it takes 20 seconds to charge in between shots, but, c’mon, it’s a hand-held railgun, for cryin’ out loud! Heh. Via Hack A Day.
Slashdot: finally moving to CSS-based layout, and not a momentfive years too late. Heh. Maybe it’ll finally render correctly in Firefox, for a change.
I’ve long deplored the “www.” prefix for my websites. There’s very little point in it existing these days, unless you’re actually pointing to a server that goes by the name of “www.[domain name].[top level domain]“. I generally eschew the prefix whenever I can, although I’m by no means as much of a stickler as the [...]
Heh. This one’s right up there with Summoner Geeks: Reno 911 takes down a LARPer. “I’m wearing Boots of Escaping!” has now officially become the catchphrase around the office for those wishing to extricate themselves from unending conversations. *chuckle*
If you’re a *snort* geek like me, you may very well enjoy Engadget’s retrospective “from” 1985, featuring the latest news on cellphones, Windows 1.0 and the Engadget “Tapecasts”. It starts out thusly: WELCOME TO THE ENGADGET BBS August 22, 1985 | 12:35 Callers to date . . . . . . . . . . [...]
I knew that ribbon campaigns (AIDS ribbons, Breast Cancer ribbons, etc.) had Jumped the Shark when Rush Limbaugh began touting a method for turning $1 bills into “tax awareness” ribbons. I knew that magnetic “ribbon” campaigns (Support Our Troops, Autism Awareness, etc.) had J’d.t.S. when I saw a “Midnight Green” Support the (Philadelphia Football) Eagles [...]
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