Monthly Archives: June 2006
This trap was catching large rats that were digging into the compost bin. It looks like it took three smaller mice to trip the same trap. Sometimes it doesn’t pay to share, since if only one mouse had eaten at a time, it probably wouldn’t have had enough pressure to trip the trap. If you … Continue reading
Press Release for Chew on This published by Houghton Mifflin Company • A single fast-food hamburger may contain meat from hundreds, even thousands, of different cattle. • Each can of soda contains more than ten teaspoons of sugar. • A single animal infected with E. Coli 0157:H7 can contaminate thirty-two thousand pounds of ground beef. … Continue reading
SnapStream Blog » Blog Archive » Beyond TV 4.3 Delivers More TV! Today, Beyond TV 4.3 delivers more TV to my HTPC. Beyond TV now supports ShowSqueeze for HDTV recordings! I can take massive ATSC transport streams and ShowSqueeze them down to a very manageable DivX or Windows Media format files. Beyond TV 4.3 also … Continue reading
I just tried to post to Blogger, and it’s still performing slowly. Google. Need. More. Servers.
I updated the Spamassassin from 3.0.4 to 3.1.3 on our mail server. Hopefully, the update will be more efficient and catch more spam. Lately, the amount of spam being let through has been going up again.
Henry Paulson’s conflict of interest. By Daniel Gross I love the last paragraph. GW, thank you for our modern day plutocracy. What’s the worst thing that could happen if Paulson held on to his Goldman stock? It’s possible that a government in which the treasury secretary had a gigantic stake in Goldman might recklessly cut … Continue reading
I don’t care how many metrosexuals read Fortune magazine. Please remove the frakking perfume/cologne sample ads. I find the scent strips highly distracting when I’m trying to read a story. My wife has the subscriptions to Vogue and W – I don’t need the Giorgio Armani Parfum ads in my magazines!
Cool Tool: X-treme Tape This looks like the perfect tape to finish off your handlebar tape jobs.