Saturday, April 25, 2009

quote of the day

It's sad what's happened to the Republicans. They used to be the party of the big tent; now they're the party of the sideshow attraction, a socially awkward group of mostly white people who speak a language only they understand. Like Trekkies, but paranoid.

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-maher24-2009apr24,0,6983740.story


Tuesday, April 21, 2009

BAD Fark Headline of the day... BAD FARK, BAD!

"Stephen Hawking expected to make a full recovery. Well, not a "full" recovery, per se, but you get the point"




Sunday, April 19, 2009

Tripods are for wimps...



ok... where this is concerned, I'm a wimp...

from gizmodo...



Thursday, April 16, 2009

"Overheard in New York" of the day

That Jerk Never Returns My Calls

Girl #1: This whole Ben situation is really starting to piss me off.
Girl #2: I know! I just don't know what his deal is.
Girl #1: He called me like twelve times yesterday.
Girl #2 (stopping in the middle of Penn Station): He called you? (pauses for a moment) Oh, you mean Ben your boyfriend, don't you?
Girl #1: As opposed to?
Girl #2: Ben from Lost.
Girl #1: Don't talk to me for an hour, please.

http://www.overheardinnewyork.com/



Monday, April 13, 2009

tweenbots

from boingboing
Tweenbots are are simple robots bearing a flag with their destinations.
Random humans they encounter in the street have to pick them up and aim them in the right direction.

Sunday, April 12, 2009

New toy

Got a new toy last night... time to move up from the 250.






Saturday, April 11, 2009

found on the interwebtubes... somewhere...



I just liked it...



Friday, April 10, 2009

FARK headline of the day

Snake venom is being marketed as the new budget alternative to botox, just in case cost was the main factor stopping you from injecting one of the world's deadliest toxins into your face




Tuesday, April 7, 2009

QUote of the day

"The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off."
-Gloria Steinem


Friday, April 3, 2009

"Girls need things fixed"



There seems to be some discussion over whether this was supposed to be tongue-in-cheek or not.

from http://contexts.org/socimages/2009/04/02/boys-fix-things-girls-need-things-fixed/


Thursday, April 2, 2009

Is the President a copyright crook?

President Obama reportedly gave an iPod, loaded with 40 show tunes, to England's Queen Elizabeth II as a gift. Did he violate the law when he did so?

You know your copyright laws are broken when there is no easy answer to this question.

Handy ToDo List

found on Tumblr...