Archive for October, 2005

Mathematical Proof of Wobbly Tables

Thursday, October 27th, 2005

Did you know you can just rotate wobbly tables and at some point, all four feet will touch?
Someone at CERN proved it.

Your Moment Of Zen

Saturday, October 22nd, 2005

Review: Franz Ferdinand’s You Could Have It So Much Better

Friday, October 21st, 2005

This is one of the few times a band’s sophomore album is superior to their first one. And I think that in general the strenght of the second album really speaks to actual talent. Most bands show start to show their weakness by number two and send themselves on the path of obscurity. This album […]

Right Corner!

Thursday, October 20th, 2005

Here is my first (and most likely last) edition of the “Right Corner”. Its where we get to hear something from the Right Wing nut jobs.
Let me make a note… this is not something I wrote, but something that was written by Carter Clews, an insane crazy person (yes, both).
(emphasis mine)
Dear Laptop America Leader,
A militant […]

Note to Sellers on Toronto’s Craigslist about Pricing Old Computers

Wednesday, October 19th, 2005

Dear Craigslist Computer Sellers,
Hi, its your old friend Hampton. How are you doing? Good, good, good. Well, I’m writing you to give you a small little friendly note about that computer you put up for sale on craigslist. Look, I know you probably spent an aweful lot of money on that computer back in 1998. […]

AJAX anyone?

Wednesday, October 19th, 2005

Anyone reading this ever used AJAX before in PHP or JSP?
I’m considering some different toolkits to re-write a few of my sites to be more interactive (I’m looking at you howdtheyvote.ca).
SAJAX seems almost too simple. I think it might make me learn Javascript, which is what I’m trying to aviod.
Dojo (http://dojotoolkit.org/) seems really cool. They […]

I *need* this cellphone.

Wednesday, October 19th, 2005

And yes it is available…. only at neiman marcus! For realz, ya’ll.
(Image courtasy of Engadget)

Slowly Losing My Mind

Monday, October 17th, 2005

I’ve been trying to solve this puzzle for a day now and I can’t get it out of my mind.
Go to this page to try it.
If you solve it, do not put the solution in the comments, just say that you solved it. However, I hope I’m not the only one stuck by this damn […]

Betting Time

Thursday, October 13th, 2005

How long until someone will break the DRM on the new xbox 360 after its release?
Place your bets in the comments section!

Re-imagining The Shining

Thursday, October 13th, 2005

Hilarious.