Archive for January, 2005

Monday, January 31st, 2005

i was out walking my dog the other morning, and it had just snowed a little, so there was a thin layer of snow on the ground. on my way back, i ran across a set of odd tracks in the snow. Average Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 188 user reviews. [ | [...]

Monday, January 31st, 2005

i spent the weekend reading an epic manga, lone wolf and cub. 28 books, about 300 pages per book. it was really good, and i couldn’t wait to get to the end to find out if the main characters would be true to the main theme, and die, either by the enemy’s hands or by [...]

Monday, January 31st, 2005

Wow, a supercynical software development process. I likeee! http://www.kuro5hin.org/story/2005/1/28/32622/4244 Average Rating: 4.4 out of 5 based on 183 user reviews. [ | | | from us based pharmacy | ]

Friday, January 28th, 2005

it is not. it’s not. it isn’t. it’s’nt. Average Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 180 user reviews. [ | | | from us based pharmacy | ]

Friday, January 28th, 2005

two things that make me uncomfortable. expectations. people who expect me to be good at something piss me off because i’m usually not. people who expect me to be bad at something piss me off because i usually am. expectorations. phlegm is just gross. Average Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 197 user reviews. [...]

Friday, January 28th, 2005

Slate had their human guinea pig try to beat a lie detector using various methods found on the web, including the flexing of the anus muscles. Read it here Average Rating: 4.4 out of 5 based on 223 user reviews. [ | | | from us based pharmacy | ]

Wednesday, January 26th, 2005

hippity hoppity happy burpday baby! Average Rating: 4.8 out of 5 based on 176 user reviews. [ | | | from us based pharmacy | ]

Tuesday, January 25th, 2005

while my parents were fretting over whether or not tiff and i would be ok in japan by ourselves, i surprised them by making the declaration, “watashi-wa nihongo-ga wakarimas!” (i understand japanese!) Average Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 162 user reviews. [ | | | from us based pharmacy | ]

Monday, January 24th, 2005

some tasty stuff at tastystock.com. i used one of their templates for tiff’s newly created blog. Average Rating: 4.9 out of 5 based on 299 user reviews. [ | | | from us based pharmacy | ]

Monday, January 24th, 2005

while browsing some site, i found minty mp3. an mp3 player built into an altoids box. how cool is that? it’s way over my head though, so although i’d like to try building it one day, it’s not likely to happen. Average Rating: 4.7 out of 5 based on 247 user reviews. [ | | [...]

Monday, January 24th, 2005

every once in a while i stumble across a site i find really interesting, but don’t have the time to read, so i add it to my bookmarks list, never to be looked at again. i’ve decided that instead of leaving them there for me to ignore, i’ll post them here on my blog so [...]

Friday, January 21st, 2005

i’ve had an empty traditional stapler (as opposed to the staple-less stapler) at my office desk for a while now. it was empty and harmless, and my hands are always fidgety, so i had gotten in the habit of absentmindedly playing with it, “stapling” my fingers and what not. today, while hanging out at the [...]

Thursday, January 20th, 2005

let the festivities begin… Average Rating: 4.4 out of 5 based on 155 user reviews. [ | | | from us based pharmacy | ]

Wednesday, January 19th, 2005

whoops, i accidentally had the comment moderation option on. so to anyone who may have commented before (all two of you), i wasn’t ignoring you. really. at least not until now. anyway, the option has been turned off, and i’ll probably leave it off until i get some comment spam. Average Rating: 4.9 out of [...]

Wednesday, January 19th, 2005

hey now! we got more ondemand channels! for free! time warner cable rules! aol music ondemand kids ondemand g4techtv ondemand comedy central ondemand bbc-america ondemand and more! time to make a permanent dent in my couch… Average Rating: 4.9 out of 5 based on 241 user reviews. [ | | | from us based pharmacy [...]

Tuesday, January 18th, 2005

png would be a useful format to understand. it’s a graphics format which lets you combine/create graphics on the fly. this would be especially useful for web-based games. and it seems everything’s nicely packaged for me in libpng. yes, yes, nicely packaged. for me to poop on!!! don’t mind me, i’m just adding more to [...]

Tuesday, January 18th, 2005

speaking of instant messaging, one of the goodies dreamhost supplies is a jabber server. from my limited understanding, it’s an xml-based open-source streaming protocol mostly used for instant messaging. Average Rating: 4.5 out of 5 based on 274 user reviews. [ | | | from us based pharmacy | ]

Tuesday, January 18th, 2005

for those not in the know, skype is a free instant message that supports ip telephony aka voice over ip aka voip. basically, you can im or talk to your friends online. now normally, i would just shrug and say, “who cares, ” but its use has become mandatory at my office so that we [...]

Saturday, January 15th, 2005

Apparently there are “‘negative effects’ of long hair on ‘human intelligence development’” because “long hair ‘consumes a great deal of nutrition’ and could thus rob the brain of energy.” Well, if the North Korean government says so, it must be true. Read more at boingboing Average Rating: 4.4 out of 5 based on 214 user [...]

Thursday, January 13th, 2005

i’ve been playing this game on yahoo games called insaniquarium. it’s basically a fish tank, with fish that crap money. all you have to do is keep the fish alive by feeding it and fighting off a monster or two every once in a while. you can also buy more fish with the money you [...]