“I Want More Money!!”

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on May, 31 at 10:18 am

We hear this a lot these days, don’t we. Well, here’s something interesting. This is the Queen of England saying this. Apparently, her expenses are £6million more than the money allocated to the Royals from the government. Given that the Royals really don’t do anything, how about they cut back on the spending instead?

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Government Waste…Again!!

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on May, 30 at 9:43 am

From Greg Weston, Toronto Sun: Today’s tour of the federal funny farm takes us to the department of talkathons and tear-gas festivals where no expense is being spared on the G8 and G20 summit meetings in June. There we find government genius transforming a relatively fruitless gathering of international leaders into an historic billion-dollar boondoggle [...]

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So, There I Was Passed Out…..

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on May, 29 at 7:33 am

A woman from Ferndale, Mich. is suing United Airlines after she was left alone on a plane for hours after it had landed. Ginger McGuire was aboard a United Express flight from Washington, DC to Philadelphia. She says she fell asleep during the flight. It landed shortly after midnight Tuesday but no one woke her up until a [...]

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Ewok Shirt FTW

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on May, 28 at 7:42 am

The best parody of the 3 wolf moon shirt yet!! Available at www.starwars.com

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30 Years Later, Harrison Ford Tells All About ESB.

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on May, 27 at 8:05 am

At a special 30th anniversary screening of Empire Strikes Back, Harrison Ford filled in guests with some trivia from the shoot. These tidbits were revealed at a fundraiser, where donors paid $100-175 for the special screening. The cast stayed in the best hotels this side of Hoth Scenes on the ice planet Hoth were filmed [...]

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Geek Quiz Answers

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on May, 26 at 7:40 am

Here are the answers to the Geek Quiz: Answers Comics 1) The Sandman 2) Wolverine 3) Self-publishing 4) Miracleman (USA), or Marvelman (UK) 5) Infinite 6) Asp, Black Mamba, Black Panther, Cable, Captain America, Cloak, Dagger, Debrii, Diamondback, Doctor Strange, Echo, Falcon, Firebird, Jane Foster, Nick Fury, Goliath, Hawkeye (Kate Bishop), Hercules, Hulkling, Human Torch, [...]

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Happy Towel Day

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on May, 25 at 10:17 am

Welcome to Towel Day. Do you know where your towel is? Popularized by Douglas Adams Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy (a trilogy in 5 parts!) today is Towel Day, so carry your towel with pride! More info at http://towelday.org A towel, it says, is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have. [...]

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LOST?

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on May, 24 at 9:24 am

So, I was reading the recaps of the Lost finally this am, and my main question is WTF? I watched the first 2 seasons, but left it after it seemed they kept adding puzzles on top of puzzles, not answering any mysteries. And now, after all the rampant speculation over the last 6 years, yes, [...]

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So Long, Get A Mac Ads

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on May, 23 at 8:50 am

Apple has announced that the Get A Mac ads are no more. So, here is a compilation of them.

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Prove Your Geekness

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on May, 22 at 8:44 am

In honor of the Geek Pride event in San Diego, I present the Geek Quiz: Comics 1) Which DC character was Neil Gaiman’s “Sandman” based on? 2) Incredible Hulk 181 is important for introducing which Marvel mainstay? 3) Dave Sim is known as “The Godfather of” what? 4) Which now out-of-print series did both Alan [...]

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The Rikers!!

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on May, 21 at 7:25 am

Too Funny!! But, I would watch it.

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Oops!

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on May, 20 at 8:08 am

Three would-be thugs have learnt their lesson after setting upon a fellow train passenger in a dimly-lit alley in Sydney’s west, Australia. The three men attacked the 27-year-old German medical student after getting off the train and following him down the alley at Kingswood on Tuesday. What the muggers did not realise was that the [...]

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The Origin of “Fanboy”

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on May, 19 at 7:45 am

Tech writer Harry McCracken hunted down the origins of the now-pejorative term “fanboy,” as in “Apple fanboys defend everything Steve Jobs says.” His adventurous history, which plunges into old comics, zines and computer bulletin-board systems, is highly recommended. In short: Both Merriam-Webster and the Oxford English Dictionary get the etymology of “fanboy wrong,” and McCracken is [...]

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Really? Isn’t It A Little Too Late?

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on May, 18 at 10:25 am

Word on the street is that NBC is approaching the producers of their recently canceled superheroic drama about some kind of closure event, a climactic good-bye movie. Should they even bother? The cancellation news was like the pulling-off of a prime-time band-aid: a twinge of pain, but something that had to be done. So the [...]

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Yes, It Was Rogers Fault You Had An Affair

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on May, 17 at 10:38 am

A Toronto woman says the billing practices of Rogers Wireless Inc. led to her husband discovering her extramarital affair. Now the woman, whose husband walked out, is suing the communications giant for $600,000 for alleged invasion of privacy and breach of contract, the results of which she says have ruined her life. In 2007, Gabriella [...]

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Now This Is Thinking

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on May, 16 at 8:29 am

You may not know the name Haim Saban, but you know his work. In the early 90′s, while in Japan, he saw a program know as Super Sentai. He liked it, and made a deal to buy the footage, and bring it to America. That program was called Zyuranger. He turned it into Mighty Morphin [...]

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Clouds From Space

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on May, 15 at 8:14 am

Awesome pic from space. Nothing else to say about these.

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Well, They Would Know, Right?

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on May, 14 at 7:56 am

I guess if you want to fight childhood obesity, you go talk to someone who knows what obesity is all about. What’s next – a discussion about the pros of the Hippocratic Oath with Dr. Death Jack Kevorkian? A discussion with Tiger Woods on fidelity? One with Michael Jordan on never gambling? Rachael Ray, the [...]

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Maybe They Need To Hire Rocket Surgeons?

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on May, 13 at 8:06 am

Yes, you are reading that right. Yield is spelt wrong. Welcome to Sparks Nevada. Just past Los Altos Parkway is one of two signs along Vista Boulevard that tells drivers to Yield to bike riders. However, yield is spelled “Yeild.” Down the road about another mile is the second sign, E before I. Now, people [...]

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I, For One, Welcome Our New Bionic Overlords

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on May, 12 at 7:43 am

A BIONIC hand with fingers that move and react independently has been developed by boffins in Britain. The cutting-edge ProDigits provides a lifelike replacement for full or partial hand amputees. It is the first of its kind, treating each multi-jointed finger as a unique functional unit. Developed by Touch Bionics, based in Livingston, Scotland, the [...]

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