Friday, December 30, 2005

Got some time for a big download?

Found it! I saw Utica Cartoon a few years ago and it should still be good. I can't find the Conquor the Finger Lake Region game he used to have here though.

Geek out- badudud ba dup a dup a duh

Quiz me!

I got 6. Bill got a mere 5.

Monday, December 26, 2005

John O'Connor is dead

Dang Another fine actor has passed. Best remembered for smoking a lobster pipe.

Slack, at long last

Because the pinks saw X-day LCIIV would collide with Doty New Year I don't know about you but I'll be using my spare second to direct a few hundred wire transfers between my secret numbered accounts.

Monday, December 19, 2005

52 Questions- Here's the first half

Quiz me!


Bill and I are scoring pretty solid 8s and 9s.

Sunday, December 18, 2005

It has a stupid name to boot

Hey, this crap I found in the vacuum cleaner bag tastes bad!I would like to say that if you use Wikipedia you deserve what you get but in this case I'd be allowing a grave injustice. Who uses Wikipedia as a source? Unfortuantely the main Wikipedia audience is a lot of students who don't know any better. We don't deserve to raise a generation of High School kids who accept Intelligent Design because the open source solution allows it being posted on the Wikipedia page for Charles Darwin one review cycle every 24 hours.
I hope that the debacle this week gets the attention of teachers who will force secondary sourcing of all Internet research, especially if the largely unattributed Wikipedia is one of the sources. Excluding it from acceptable bibliography would be even better. That could create a classroom discussion of why it available but not authoritative.
A final note: this was headlined "Wikipedia science 31% more cronky than Britannica's " and the related stories are just as well captioned,"Linux zealots proud to be as miserable as planes." Thank you Register.

Saturday, December 17, 2005

Purple, pudgy and full of kelp for texture

Snarking McDonalds is this guys job? This is uneven but totally worth it for the Shamrock shake commentary.

Here's a palate cleanser from a woman who dressed like Ronald for a year and had her picture takn in a variety of daily situations. It would be better if her daily routine did not usually involve McD's.

Friday, December 16, 2005

Bangalore Tor-pid-o

Quiz me! I got 4 and Bill got 5 noting, "I missed all the Sharia questions when I took the bar exam."

I am just bummed I switched away on the Bangalore question. Take an extra point if you get the in-joke in this post's title.

Thursday, December 15, 2005

'A Few Tricks For Christmas'

An An Article for the Season
It reminds me of my annual retelling of "The Gift of the Magi" but without the foul language and subsequent hangover.

Sunday, December 11, 2005

A mountain, some trees, and a midget

It's pretty! Your handy guide to Pastafarianism, in .swf format.

Renee told me I could get one of these for the miniature van. Help me decide which one before she realizes I'll probably do it, unlike the time she said she didn't care if I dug a tunnel from the house to the garage.

Friday, December 09, 2005

Show what you know. Guess on the rest

Quiz me! I got four and Bill got five. It's a snappy little quizz this week, here's a hint-go with the funniest answer.

Monday, December 05, 2005

Born on a Christmas Day, when the New York Times said ID is Dead

My favorite part is when Mr. West implies that mainstream scientists' skepticism shows that they're threatened by ID. In other words: "Do you believe in this?" "No." "It must be true!"

New York Times

I'm considering ramifications of this approach to dating. "Want to go out with me?" "No." "Wahoo!"

Friday, December 02, 2005

Doing the Time Warp

I Gocco Pogo Yep. Just sitting around watching the Tick and printing up some lunch bags for tomorrow. What, this isn't 1996? You could have fooled me.

And remember, it's almost Yule tide.

BBC NEWS | Americas | Weekly world news quiz

Quiz me!
Bill got a 7. WTG.
I got a perfect 0. WTF?

Since I missed last week
Quiz me again!
Bill got a seven on that one too. Can he get the hat trick? I got 5.