Archives for September 10, 2008

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Up Uranus Microsoft!

Your computer breaks. You are a Microsoft user. So you call technical support. You: My desktop isn’t displaying anything but a error message John: I am sorry to hear that, what seems to be the problem. You: My screen is displaying an error message. John: I am very sorry to hear that, I would like…

The same way, more or less, that Bush beat Gore:

McCain Gone Wild

In 1992, McCain sparred with Dolores Alfond, the chairwoman of the National Alliance of Families for the Return of America’s Missing Servicemen and Women, at a Senate hearing. McCain’s prosecutorlike questioning of Alfond – available on YouTube – left her in tears. Four years later, at her group’s Washington conference, about 25 members went to…

Scientology: It’s back on You Tube

Well, not the actual Scientology, but rather, the Anti-Scientology videos that had been pulled. According to The Standard, YouTube may be rethinking their process for handling DMCA takedown notices this week, after receiving thousands of bogus notices alleging illegal content on the site. According to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), over a period of 12…

From the Wall Street Journal: The biggest project that Sarah Palin undertook as mayor of this small town was an indoor sports complex, where locals played hockey, soccer, and basketball, especially during the long, dark Alaskan winters. The only catch was that the city began building roads and installing utilities for the project before it…

The Male Boob Gaze

The Sexy Hawt Bodies discussion is back, and Zuska is in full iconic form, hypocrisies included. Well, maybe hypocrisy is too strong a word. Let’s just say bending the truth when not really necessary to make her point, and shutting out allies and reasonable voices by being, well, sexist. Zuska: I puke on your shoes.…

This is a very complicated machine, so it is very hard to say exactly when it “turns on.” Some would say that the ‘start’ is when the first (of two) energy beams starts running around the track like crazed Einsteinian greyhounds, others would say that it ‘starts’ when there are two beams, they collide, and…

drip drip drip ….. zaaaap