Some Cool Antarctica Pics

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on February, 8 at 9:49 am

Most of Antarctica has about 2 1/2 miles of ice covering it, and that cold, white wasteland is what most people picture when they think of the South Pole. But a series of dry valleys in Antarctica, about 4,000 kilometers square, have no ice on them at all. The moisture is sucked from the dry [...]

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Global Warming? Or Maybe Not?

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on February, 7 at 9:55 am

As time goes on, the global warming hysteria machine seems to be losing its steam, as evidenced by a number of articles denouncing pretty much everything they claimed was going to happen. From the Globe and Mail: In 2007, the most comprehensive report to date on global warming, issued by the respected United Nations Intergovernmental [...]

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Careful – This Is A Big One!

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on February, 6 at 7:51 am

Despite having served for years as a distinguished Pakistani diplomat, Akbar Zeb reportedly cannot receive accreditation as Pakistan’s ambassador to Saudi Arabia. The reason, apparently, has nothing to do with his credentials, and everything to do with his name — which, in Arabic, translates┬áto “biggest dick” Now that is funny. Sort of the opposite of [...]

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Now, There’s Lazy, And Then There’s The USPTO

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on February, 5 at 8:22 am

It has come to light that the United States Patent and Trademark Office are unable (or not smart enough) to turn a fax 180 degrees (but to be fair, 180 is a lot of degrees). In an article in BNET, it shows a patent application rejection letter, as one of the pages was faxed in [...]

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Look Out PETA! – Scientologists May Take The Title Away From You!

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on February, 4 at 10:36 am

In a 2 bags of hammers dumb move, Scientologists in Haiti, to ‘help’ after the earthquake, are woefully unprepared for their trip. From an article on Gawker: I arrived at JFK last week, ready to go. I knew we were traveling with doctors and EMTs, but I didn’t expect to see 50 scientologists, in their [...]

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Sony Pictures Blames Woes on Economy, Technology – Not the Crap They Produce

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on February, 3 at 7:45 am

Sony Pictures has come out recently, saying that they need to lose 6.5% of their employees, and are blaming the economy and illegal downloads for their drop in revenue. As long as they aren’t the ones to take the blame, right? It couldn’t be that they are making crappy movies? With inflated star’s salaries? Movies [...]

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My First Electronics Project

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on February, 2 at 8:51 am

Taking a little turn off the usual path. I would like to present my first electronic project: While it may not look like much, this represents a bit of a triumph for me, as I only got into electronics less than 2 months ago, and it has been a steep learning curve. But, it all [...]

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The Definition of A Class Act….Seriously

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on February, 1 at 10:54 am

A Cleveland newspaper has managed to get an interview with Bill Watterson, 15 years after he ended his popular strip, Calvin and Hobbes. As he tells in the article, he has no regrets about ending the strip. “This isn’t as hard to understand as people try to make it. By the end of 10 years, [...]

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