Thursday, June 21, 2007

Lost America

...came across this one toady... Lost America

Photography of all kinds of abandoned stuff at night - lit up all cool

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

a fun book to read

The Dangerous Book for Boys - How can you ignore a title like that?

Friday, June 15, 2007


TED - Inspired talks by the world's greatest thinkers and doers.

That's how the site describes itself. Some of the talks will inspire you. Some will make you mad. All should make you think.

Thursday, June 14, 2007

who knew?

I don't have to use the command line that much in Windows, but I have been known to use some batch and kixtart scripting from time to time. What I wasn't aware of, though, was the SUBST command. It gives you a nice way to map a deep folder on your PC as its own drive letter. There is a catch, but it's still handy if you refer to a folder from the command line a lot. If you're a mouse junky, it's ok, but you could just make a shortcut to the folder.

Lifehacker: Give a folder its very own drive letter

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

RIP Mr. Wizard

Don Herbert, aka Mr. Wizard, goes to his rest at 89.

How Old Are Leviathan's Children?

A fragment of a bomb lance from the late 1800s was found embedded in the neck of a bowhead whale hunted near Alaska. This gives the creature an estimated age of 115 to 130, and some say they can live to 200. I wonder how many times this one contested with whalers over the years.

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Monday, June 11, 2007

TV Links

It's a bunch of TV episodes available for download: TV Links

Warning: You will be tempted to spend too much time here.

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

Massive Deep Purple

From one of those "weird news" feeds: 1683 guitarists got together in Kansas City to play Deep Purple's "Smoke on the Water" in a bid to capture the Guinness Book's record for most people simultaneously playing a song.