Thursday, July 27, 2006


step 1: order something on-line from a company in new york and select ups 3 day shipping.
step 2: order something on-line from a company in memphis, tn and select ups 3 day shipping.
step 3: watch where they converge..... in my case they converged in louisville, ky where they boarded a plane for seattle, wa and are now on their way to sparks, nv.

Tuesday, July 25, 2006

fuel economy describes a 1986 chevy sprint that is about 8th on their list of most fuel economical vehicles. Pending your acceptance of picking your toes out of your teeth if you get in a wreck, that might actually be a good investment - considering the cost of the car and the fuel for a year is usually what i pay a year for fuel alone in the subaru. Run it 2 years and also save the equivilent of what needs to be paid for the emessions and liscencing and your ahead of the game.

Monday, July 24, 2006

time wasters

markTaw's time wasters sent me to the ultimateshowdown a horrendously stupid flash movie, but is still capable of surpassing modern animation. chuck norris, power rangers and even mr. rogers make an appearance.

even more interesting is classic arcade games online through java emulation at

Thursday, July 20, 2006


reviewing the rules of fencing, I noticed a particularly low 'valid' target area. that makes me no longer interested in the sport.

Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Sunday, July 16, 2006

Saturday, July 15, 2006

sound effects

a honda

open source movie

free to download, free to get the origional 'source' and edit.
made with free software (think blender)
check out Elephants Dream
it was interesting to connect to download 814mb through a torrent and find 65000 people in the swarm (over 6000 seeds). now, i've seen 6000 seeds before, but never more then 45000 people total in a swarm I've been in. cool.


how about a WYSIWYG web editor that supports cut and paste from other editrs that is open source and lives in javascript? check out tinymce. i haven't figured out how to get my edited content to save, but thats because I'm a moron. at least one of you guys should fnd this useful.

Friday, July 14, 2006

bridge troll

this is one funny snippet about boulder colorado. do you have $1?

thin client

linux terminal server project gives you the opportunity to recycle something as old and archaic as a P75 with 16 meg of ram and 4 meg video card to boot over lan and interface to modern OS's. sounds perfect for the 16 meg P100 laptop I have in the closet.

microsoft seems to have their own flavor here

Thursday, July 13, 2006


8oz bowl.......$1.00
12oz bowl........$1.65
In my marketing class I remember vaguely discusing pricing, and what I saw in the cafeteria today goes against what I thought was traditional marketing. maybe the 12oz bowl costs more?

Wednesday, July 12, 2006

cell phone towers

trying to figure out which way to point your cell phone to complete that call? check out they'll probaly even tell you who owns the tower, and overlay the results on a google map.

Saturday, July 01, 2006

barcode trivia

try 2d or 3d variety