I have a goodly number of clocks in my house, so you’d think I always know what time it is. Not so. I have several clocks, but they all have different times on them. What’s more, my wife and I can’t seem to agree on which clock is actually correct. Now I’ve found the official [...]
OK, I’m trying to place the joke that goes with this punchline: “Rectum? Damn near killed ‘em!” (or, alternately, “Wrecked ‘em? Damn near killed ‘em!”) The closest I got was a reply to a blog posting that mentions the joke, saying “that’s not a joke, it’s a punchline that needs no joke.” ARG!
Here’s something fun, or at least interesting. The USB-UIRT is an infrared reciever and transmitter that hooks up to your computer. So you can not only program your computer to do various things when you press a button on your remote control, you can also control your tv, TiVo, stereo, and so on from your [...]
The Senate has passed an amendment to a defense appropriations bill that removes the ability of the courts to rule on whether or not an individual is being held illegally at Guantánamo Bay. The relevant text: (d) Judicial review of detention of enemy combatants – (1) in general — section 2241 of title 28, United [...]
The person who sent this to me said it was “too good to keep,” and he’s right. Make sure you read this to the end. Technorati tags: panexa | humor | pharmaceuticals | humour | parody | drug | squirrels
I love Lava Lamps. (Please forgive me, oh Lava Lamp gods, for I know you are a trademark, but do not know the proper way to cite you. [UPDATE: The proper citation is "LAVA LITE lamp", but that's just too awkward to say, I'm sorry.]) I am also incurably meddlesome. Translation: I love to shake [...]
I don’t write for magazines, but it’s not because I don’t want to. It’sy mostly because I’m too occupied writing for online publications and doing other corporate writing. But every once in awhile, I think about it, so I found Robert McGarvey’s Twenty-Five Writing Secrets very interesting. Perhaps the biggest secret he lets out of [...]