Archive for the ‘Check this out!’ Category

GigPosters.com Is A Good Idea

Thursday, September 1st, 2005

GigPosters.com is your source for posters from, well, gigs. You know those crazy posters you see on walls or sides of building around the city that you look at and think: "Maybe I should go to that concert...Nah, better play it safe and just stay at home, play with ...

Go Get Opera For Free

Tuesday, August 30th, 2005

To celebrate their 10 year anniversary, Opera is not only throwing a party, but also throwing some free registration codes your way. Just go to http://my.opera.com/community/party/reg.dml and fill in your email address, and they give you codes for any of the flavors of Opera they have (Windows, Linux, Mac...). I looked and ...

Jabber Chat Via Your Web Browser

Wednesday, August 24th, 2005

With the rumor, then confirmation of Google Talk in the last 24 hours, I guess the theme for today is Instant Messaging. In a effort to not break the unintentional theme of the day, I've got more Instant Messaging stuff for you to choke down. JWChat is a SourceForge project ...

Random Blog of the Week #11

Thursday, August 11th, 2005

Yes I know I'm late, and I may have forgot to do this last week, so to my 1 reader out there: I'm sorry. This week blog is: Cinematical Take a wild guess what its about? Movies. Thats all. If you are looking for fun gossip ...

Retro Wallpaper

Wednesday, August 10th, 2005

A user of SpyMac by the attractive name of "PixelMutt" (I would link to his profile, but you have to be a member and it kicks out you if your aren't. Lame.) has put up some very cool black and white backgrounds of old movie stars. Cagney, Lana ...

Girls: Get Yourself a Trashy Costume!

Saturday, August 6th, 2005

I saw this via @, Trashy.com. It looks like it sounds, but the kicker here is the costumes that all women should buy for their significant others'. What if you are a girl and don't have a "significant other"? Get a costume anyway and wear it around...then ...

Japanese Advertising Is Weird

Friday, July 22nd, 2005

Star Wars has been involved in some weird advertising, but the latest advertising in Japan is some of the best. It involves Darth Vader hanging with school girls and Yoda stealing a guy's girl (pictured above). Yoda is my personal favorite, but you can see the others at ...

Buy a Kid an iPod, Recieve a Short Story

Wednesday, July 20th, 2005

I know what you are thinking: "I give this guy some crappy iPod and he will write me a 3000-5000 word short story about anything I want? What a deal!" I know...it sounds to good to be true. But it is! If you buy me an iPod, ...

Buy A Mech on E-Bay

Wednesday, July 13th, 2005

I'm sorry, I didn't mean "Mech". I meant to say: "Buy A Bipedal Exo-Skeletal Semi-Robotic Vehicle on E-Bay" I think I've talked about this thing before, during its construction, but I couldn't find the link, so you will have to trust me on this one. Someone made a "working" Mech...ya know, ...

Watch Erica’s Tivo…then wish for something else to do.

Tuesday, July 12th, 2005

Erica Sadun over at O'Reilly has decided to start a little experiment. After much talk about the legality of sharing TV shows, she has decided to allow one person at a time to instant message her via iChat and watch her Tivo. Its a fairly simple setup, but ...