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Tuesday, June 24, 2008


Melissa Plaut (a/k/a/ New York Hack) has finally made a post again. Just a brief missive to let us know she is still out there. And to promo the fact that her book is now available in paperback.

Finding a hand grenade is common in areas where there has been combat. But a new grenade, still in its original packaging, in the back yard of a suburban home in Canada is a bit more rare.

Cell phone going dead? Try dancing to recharge it.

Need a good laugh? Might want to contemplate a trip to England.

You've probably seen him. That guy who plays a guitar in Times Square, wearing only a cowboy hat, boots and his jockey shorts is a famous tourist attraction. Well M&M candy used a parody image of him in a commercial. I guess the didn't realize that his act is copyrighted and trademarked. And they didn't pay the licensing fee. Court proceeding are in progress.n

Former Fed Chairman, Alan Greenspan, when asked if we are on the brink of a recession said the odds are better than 50% that we will be in one shortly.

The famous basketball player, Shaquille O'Neal, has lost his badge.

"Let's all be careful out there!"


More animation magic from Pixar & Disney. Bet GS #4 would like this. Hell, I would like this. Lets face it I am just a big kid.

WALL-E opens Friday.

All these new electric cars that will, most likely, become part of our future have one major flaw. You can't hear them coming. And, if you are vision impaired, that could be dangerous.

What type of monitor do you hav? Did you know that flat screen LCD monitors don't "burn in" like CRT monitors do. So you can dump that screen saver and save some energy. Think green

The more they look the more they learn about the Mayans.

Another LLDE entrant.

Police in Tampa FL arrested God for selling cocaine near a church. All snarky remarks would be appreciated in "comments".

"Let's all be careful out there!"


"Let's all be careful out there!"



Not anymore. Yesterday United announced it was furloughing 950 of its 6,600 pilots. The result of reduced capacity plans to bring fuels costs down. They are going to spend $20 billion more in av-gas costs over 2007.

There are now over 1 billion PCs in use worldwide and that is expected to double by 2014. I think I need to add more foreign language fonts to my browser.

Some George Carlin quotes:
I think it's the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately.

If it's true that our species is alone in the universe, then I'd have to say that the universe aimed rather low and settled for very little.

There's no present. There's only the immediate future and the recent past.

Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that.

By and large, language is a tool for concealing the truth.

At a formal dinner party, the person nearest death should always be seated closest to the bathroom.

Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things.

Electricity is really just organized lightning.

Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.

Frisbeetarianism is the belief that when you die, your soul goes up on the roof and gets stuck.

I have as much authority as the Pope, I just don't have as many people who believe it.

I'm always relieved when someone is delivering a eulogy and I realize I'm listening to it.

If we could just find out who's in charge, we could kill him.

Not only do I not know what's going on, I wouldn't know what to do about it if I did.

The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live.

The status quo sucks.

And an intelligent article about those 7 words you can't say on television.

The faux Presidential seal the Obama sported over the weekend has been discontinued. But you can still see it if you scroll down or go back into the archives. At least for as long as the source I hyperlinked to keeps it online.

Ladies, keep this in mind if you are ever lost or stranded.

His Blood Alcohol measured 0.301% when he was arrested for operating a vehicle while under the influence, by Brisbane Australia police at 10AM. He was unconscious and his vehicle was unique.

Ever heard of "beta-amyloid"? Me neither but it may be a cause or major contributing factor for Alzheimer.

Glass. A solid or a liquid? Yes!

NBC-TV is going to offer the Olympics on the web for free. But it will only work if you have Vista.

"Let's all be careful out there!"