Archive for September, 2005

Tough cat!

Friday, September 30th, 2005

OK, this image just cracked me up! It looks like something my cat, Mango, would do after having his paralysis ticks pulled out.

Brazilian soldiers

Thursday, September 29th, 2005

From Moby: Donald Rumsfeld is giving the president his daily briefing. He concludes by saying: "Yesterday, 3 Brazilian soldiers were killed." "OH NO!" the President exclaims. "That's terrible!" His staff sits stunned at this display of emotion, nervously watching as the President sits, head in hands. Finally, the President looks up and asks, ...

Religion is society’s biggest threat: author

Wednesday, September 28th, 2005

From The Australian: Religion is society's biggest threat: author September 28, 2005 LONDON: Religious belief can cause damage to a society, contributing towards high murder rates, abortion, sexual promiscuity and suicide, according to research published yesterday. The study says belief in and worship of God are not only unnecessary for a healthy society, but ...

Giant squid caught on film

Wednesday, September 28th, 2005

From The Sydney Morning Herald: The breakthrough has come from Tsunemi Kubodera of the National Science Museum in Tokyo and Kyoichi Mori of the Ogasawara Whale Watching Association. Writing in a British scientific publication, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, Kubodera and Mori describe how they also used sperm whales ...

Comic strip generator

Wednesday, September 28th, 2005

Make your own comic strips!


Monday, September 26th, 2005

While out playing golf one day, three Texas surgeons were discussing some of the surgeries they'd performed. One of them said, "I must be the best surgeon in Texas. A concert pianist lost 7 fingers in an accident, I reattached them, and 8 months later he performed a private concert ...

Two Do Not Finds

Sunday, September 25th, 2005

Random! by DrCarlo S 33° 44.158 E 151° 16.573 (ratings out of 5 stars. 1 is easiest, 5 is hardest)Difficulty: 1.5 Terrain: 1.5 RandoM! A home to travelbugs, and the answers you have been looking for. RamdoM! Located in the middle of a splashing of ...

First cicada

Saturday, September 24th, 2005

Ryland Riddle by cache_angel S 33° 41.789 E 151° 11.063 (ratings out of 5 stars. 1 is easiest, 5 is hardest) Difficulty: 2 Terrain: 3 The name of the track is the name of the riddle (see cache name), the cache is about 2 km from where you can ...

Complaint Letter

Friday, September 23rd, 2005

From Puree Soiree: Dear Cretins, I have been an NTL customer since 9th July 2001, when I signed up for your 3-in-one deal for cable TV, cable modem, and telephone. During this three-month period I have encountered inadequacy of service which I had not previously considered possible, as well as ignorance and ...

It is forbidden…

Friday, September 23rd, 2005

How far from a bag do you have to be before it is 'unattended' and you become a terror suspect?


Thursday, September 22nd, 2005

Just found out about EyeTV, which allows the user to watch pause and fast forward live TV on a Mac. Not bad!

Bluetooth keyboard and iPod Nano

Wednesday, September 21st, 2005

I finally got myself a Bluetooth keyboard. Typing on a laptop keyboard is difficult to do for any long period of time. But I need to be able to type for long periods of time. I’m doing an Advanced Narrative Writing course, plus I plan to enroll for the National Novel ...

International Talk Like A Pirate Day

Tuesday, September 20th, 2005

International Talk Like A Pirate Day was yesterday. I missed it! [pirate] Arrrr... [/pirate]

More T-shirt Humour

Monday, September 19th, 2005

More t-shirts from T-Shirt

T-Shirt Humour

Friday, September 16th, 2005

From T-Shirt Humour:

Moon cake

Friday, September 16th, 2005

My boss bought a box of moon cakes back from China. Moon cakes are round, with a flat top and bottom and a golden pastry shell, with a fancy pattern embossed on top. These particular moon cakes are full of sweet, dark bean paste. I love them but I think other people ...

He’s right

Thursday, September 15th, 2005

Obesity: the new crisis for women

Thursday, September 15th, 2005

From The Sydney Morning Herald: Obesity: the new crisis for women By Julie Robotham and Justin Norrie September 15, 2005 Women in their 20s have put on an average five kilograms in just seven years, according to a landmark national survey that suggests an imminent health crisis for Australia. More than half of middle-aged women ...


Sunday, September 11th, 2005

Went to the beach for the first time today. The air was warm and the water was freezing. I didn't go in, but it was nice to be there again.

iTunes 5

Sunday, September 11th, 2005

My Mac update program just upgraded my Mac to iTunes 5, and somehow during the upgrade I lost my music files, and all the data associated with them, such as ratings, playlists and playcounts! I'm furious. I wish I'd never seen iTunes 5. Found out about PodUtil on ...