Category: News

The Mojave Experiment

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Someone sent me a link to the Mojave Experiment: http://www.mojaveexperiment.com/ This is amusing, and good marketing on their part. Unfortunately, if you’re smart enough to realize it – there’s a huge hole in this campaign – they are showing Vista…

Who will watch the Watchmen?

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Morticai’s Journal, August 4th, 2008. The accumulated filth of all their sex and murder will foam up about their wastes and all the whores and politicians will look up and shout “Save us!”… and I’ll look down and whisper, “no.”…

Shelfari

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Spent some time yesterday trolling a new site I discovered: Shelfari. I went ahead and signed up and put in as many books as I could. A link to my shelf is: http://www.shelfari.com/thenewuniverse/shelf Check it out – sign up and…

The Touch Free Car Wash

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I wish I’d invented this. I mean, it’s a fantastic scam and has to be hugely profitable. The concept: pull your car into a car wash where water and soap is sprayed at it. No ‘harsh and abrasive’ thingies whipping…

Upgrade

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I upgraded WordPress tonight – boy was that a HUGE mistake. 🙁 It doesn’t work in Firefox (the back end stuff) at all on my Mac and Safari it works a little bit. BLEH!

News from around you may not have seen

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Haven’t done this in a bit, so I decided that today was the day!  I encourage you to click the links and read the stories from the sites that publish em. News from around (That you may not have seen):…

Star Trek: The Experience is closing its doors

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After ten years in Vegas, Star Trek: The Experience is being decommissioned. Sorry – couldn’t help but use some Trek talk there. Scifi.com’s SciWire is reporting that, as of Sept. 1st, the Vegas attraction for Trekkies and Trekkers young and…

Stargate's Don S. Davis Has Passed Away

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Don Sinclair Davis, our own ‘General Hammond’ from Stargate:SG1, passed away from a heart attack on Sunday, June 29th. Mister Davis was a veteran character actor, best known for his appearances on some of my favorite shows including: Stargate SG-1…

Suing Google for bringing you business

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It seems silly to me that people keep filing these lawsuits against Google for basically bringing them business. Some Belgian newspapers are suing Google for violating their copyrights by reprinting headlines and linking to their stories on their websites. Ya…

NASA – why they don't matter anymore

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NASA put another craft on Mars over the weekend – did you notice? I didn’t either.  I didn’t realize it until today when I went to lunch and someone mentioned it on the radio. NASA people have mentioned in various…