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A Wiki For Firefly
Like the title says. There I was combing the internet at a leisurely speed heading nowhere in particular, when all of the sudden the ruttin’ links I clicked led me to a Firefly wiki. It’s all you need to know about the Firefly ‘verse, characters, …
Saturday Jul 23, 2005 | 0 Comments
I Sashed My Site
Via Martin “proxima centauri” Breton’s weblog, I came across the Jim Thompson’s journal, and what caught my eye was the post Sash Your Site, where you can put up a diagonal striped banner on the top right hand corner of your web page. I tried …
Thursday Jul 21, 2005 | 1 Comment
No Bloody A, B, C or D…
James Doohan, the actor who played Chief Engineer Montgomery Scott of Star Trek, has passed away. He was one of the original series cast who loved attending cons and interacting with fans. Reading his obituary, I have to say that I was pretty amazed by …
Thursday Jul 21, 2005 | 1 Comment
Samuel Guthrie, He Ain’t.
Now, although the title of the article “Cannonball Fired for Fear of Flying” might induce eyebrow raising at the very least, there’s nothing funny about the logic that led to Todd Christian being fired by his employers from his job as human cannonball. An excerpt: …
Saturday Jun 18, 2005 | 0 Comments
First Extrasolar Non-Gas Giant Planet Found
Space.com’s report of a planet with a probable “iron core and a silicon mantle” should be getting me excited more than I actually am. The fact that I blogged it here is somewhat of a proof that I did give the news a second thought, …
Tuesday Jun 14, 2005 | 0 Comments
Things You Didn’t Know About Vin Diesel
Here are some things you might not (and probably don’t) know about Vin Diesel, the famed action star from Pitch Black, The Chronicles of Riddick and uh,... The Pacifier: Vin Diesel was taught to play the spoons by a reclusive and grizzled Chevy Chase. Vin …
Sunday May 8, 2005 | 0 Comments
Travel Corridor
You’d never know which sites you browse before you realize that the site’s administrator is an old friend from school. A year ahead of me in school, Jim Wong has created the site Travel Corridor that was “conceived to provide quality articles to all irregardless …
Wednesday May 4, 2005 | 0 Comments
Which File Extension Are You?
Find out what file extension you are by trying out this quiz on BBSpot. You know the drill: they ask you some multiple choice questions, some with quite entertaining choices I might add, and then they give you an image file that says what you …
Thursday Apr 28, 2005 | 6 Comments
404!
I was going through mambo-phpshop.net for an open source e-commerce package for my college assignment when I accidentaly stumbled upon their Error 404 page. It has a poem by Dan Black, named “404!”, which caused my to chuckle out loud. Which is a feat considering …
Sunday Apr 3, 2005 | 1 Comment
Dinosaur’s Soft Tissue Discovered
Wired posted an article today about the discovery of soft tissue in a Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil. But a Jurassic Park-like scenario, where cloned dinosaurs rampaging throughout the jungles, or at the very least someone’s backyard, is unlikely because this is fossilization at a molecular level. …
Friday Mar 25, 2005 | 0 Comments
Who Approved of Hisham’s First Post?
Recently I was reminded of this true story in my life: Once upon a time I needed orthodontic treatment. The dentist’s office was located in my small town’s mall. A dark, dank place festering with those little flying parasites called mosquitos. By the time it …
Thursday Mar 24, 2005 | 5 Comments
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