Hey Leno – Karma is a Bitch!

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on October, 31 at 11:24 am

To hear most comedians talk, Jay Leno committed a crime against comedy last winter when he reneged on a promise that would have, once and for all, given NBC’sThe Tonight Show to Conan O’Brien. There were anti-Leno tirades for weeks from Rosie O’Donnell, Jimmy Kimmel, and others. Then, O’Brien headed off to a successful comedy tour, a [...]

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41 Years Ago Today…..

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on October, 30 at 8:54 am

Forty-one years ago today, a pair of computer scientists tried to send the world’s first computer-to-computer message via the internet. The message was to be the word “log.” Their connection crashed before they got to “g.”

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Al Gore – Hypocrite

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on October, 29 at 7:16 am

Al Gore — He did it again. Recently, Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore toured again. Or maybe he does that all the time. This time, he turned up in Gothenburg (Sweden) for the usual alarmist talk. In advance, all distinguished guests were politely advised to – if possible – use any form of public [...]

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You Have No Honor!!

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on October, 28 at 7:32 am

Posted, just because I could.

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Are You The Evil Twin?

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on October, 27 at 7:57 am

Are you the good twin or evil twin? Sometimes just looking for the goatee isn’t enough (especially for the ladies). Luckily, Everything Explained Through Flowcharts has you covered! Determine your evilness in this week’s excerpt. Click to embiggen.

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Talk About Taking Things Too Far

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on October, 26 at 9:19 am

Melinda Gates, Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has, apparently, tightened up her no-Apple-stuff policy for the Gates’s home. In an interview with The New York Times, Mrs. Gates said that she has a Zune, and that her kids are told they can have a Zune if they ask for devices like the iPod. This is [...]

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Sony Retires the Walkman 10 Years After Everyone Else Did

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on October, 25 at 10:04 am

After retiring the floppy disk in March, Sony has halted the manufacture and distribution of another now-obsolete technology: the cassette Walkman, the first low-cost, portable music player. The final batch was shipped to Japanese retailers in April, according to IT Media. Once these units are sold, new cassette Walkmans will no longer be available through the [...]

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BMW Drivers the Worst?

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on October, 24 at 9:54 am

Ok, here’s an oldie but a goodie. What the difference between a porcupine and a BMW? With the BMW, the prick’s on the inside! Anyways, a recent report in Britain  has shown that motorists who own the flashy German built cars are more likely to tailgate, flick the finger and speed than anyone else on [...]

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Top 50 Jokes of All Time

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on October, 23 at 7:58 am

1. A woman gets on a bus with her baby. The bus driver says: “Ugh, that’s the ugliest baby I’ve ever seen!” The woman walks to the rear of the bus and sits down, fuming. She says to a man next to her: “The driver just insulted me!” The man says: “You go up there [...]

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RickRoll in Student Paper

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on October, 22 at 7:56 am

A computer science student, Reddit user Mayniac182, spent five hours formatting his paper into the acrostic Rickroll you can see in the image below. Papers will be returned today, so let’s see if the professor noticed or not. I’ll update when I know more.

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This is the Droid You are Looking For

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on October, 21 at 7:09 am

Too Classic!!

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Lunar Transit

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on October, 20 at 8:33 am

This was a first for SDO and it was visually engaging too. On October 7, 2010, SDO observed its first lunar transit when the new Moon passed directly between the spacecraft (in its geosynchronous orbit) and the Sun. With SDO watching the Sun in a wavelength of extreme ultraviolet light, the dark Moon created a [...]

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Happy 25th NES!!

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on October, 19 at 2:30 pm

It’s not just Super Mario Bros. turning 25 this year. Today, October 18, marks the 25th anniversary of the Nintendo Entertainment System going on sale in the United States. While a widespread release of the console wouldn’t take place until 1986 (the same year it was released in Europe), it was in late 1985 at the [...]

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Wayne Manor, Illinois

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on October, 18 at 9:44 am

So, apparently, Batman actually lives in Illinois, not Gotham City.

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10 Lessons Learned in the Toronto Mayoralty Race

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on October, 17 at 10:18 am

From Lorrie Goldstein, Toronto Sun: Here are 10 things I learned during the marathon Toronto mayoralty race, which finally ends Oct. 25. 1. Rob Ford is the Don Cherry of Toronto politics. Or, if you prefer, Don Cherry is the Rob Ford of the CBC. Ford shouldn’t be a star candidate for mayor in Toronto, [...]

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RIP Manimal

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on October, 16 at 8:37 am

Renowned film and television actor Simon MacCorkindale has passed away at the age of fifty-eight after a lengthy battle with cancer. Though best known recently – to British audiences, at least – for his work on the BBC mainstay CASUALTY, MacCorkindale occupies a special place in the heart of genre fans for his performance as [...]

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Protostar Forming

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on October, 15 at 9:41 am

Low-mass stars like our own Sun start life as “first cores,” which is the earliest point where gas and dust clump together to form a coherent structure. They’re an essential part of stellar evolution, but we’ve never seen one…until now. Stars like our Sun can last for many billions of years – the Sun is [...]

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Spiderman Gets The Calvin and Hobbes Treatment

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on October, 14 at 8:52 am

This better summarizes the Spiderman titles over the last 5 years, than anything else I’ve seen. Click to embiggen.

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Microsoft – “Don’t Buy Our Phone”

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on October, 13 at 9:44 am

I mean, what else are they trying to say with this ad?

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Sesame Street Old Spice Commercial

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on October, 12 at 7:41 am

I LOL’d

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