They must have been passing out parkas today. I just signed up for Facebook. Sigh.
The Mars rover that wouldn't die. xkcd: OpportunityWe all remember those famous first words spoken by an astronaut on the surface of Mars: “That’s one small step fo- HOLY SHIT LOOK OUT IT’S GOT SOME KIND OF DRILL! Get back to the … [unintelligible] … [signal lost]”. |< · < ? > >|. xkcd updates […]
Warning!! There is a phishing scam going around purporting to be a refund notice from CRA. First warning that it's fake: it's apparently from CRA Second warning that it's fake: Poor English in the email Third warning that it's fake: It's addressed to "Dear <insert-your-email-address>" instead of "Dear <insert-your-name>" Fourth warning that it's fake: The […]
Yesterday Spring sprung, in the form of +Illyana V getting her hair coloured (only weeks after lopping it all off). In a whirlwind of various clients (including the lovely +Danielle V) and various colours, the amazing Arica created a work of art. Pity you're not here to enjoy the colours, +Niel McGill, as I know […]
Our beloved "Moosh" earned his dragon wings today. Mikey was just 10 years old, or so, but his body betrayed him these last few weeks, and the hard decision was made this morning. As a Somali variant (the result of breeding an Abyssinian to a Somali in order to strengthen the Somali bloodline), Mikey was […]
An "aerofarm", using LED lights, a nutrient mist, and other tricks, to grow food in an old steel mill. Very cool idea. Something to keep an eye on. The World’s Largest Vertical Farm Is Being Built In an Old Steel Mill Across the Hudson and over Newark Bay, about 15 miles from Manhattan, a group […]
Damn. 1 2 3 4 5, 6 7 8 9 10, 11 12. Do do de do do…. (h/t www.toughpigs.com) RIP Sesame Street Animator Jeff Hale « Muppet Fans Who Grew Up – ToughPigsBeyond the world of the Muppets, Hale was also the animator behind Lenny Bruce’s “Thank You Mask Man“, Transformers, The Charlie Brown […]
I don't usually follow rumour sites,,but this one caught my eye. The footage seems legit, but given the editing magic that made the DS9 crew part of TOS "Trouble With Tribbles" episode…who knows. Still, it's funny. 286 days until Star Wars: Deleted scene shows C-3P0 was a ruthless killerThat’s stone cold murder, Threepio.
I saw a clip of this on CBC News Network. After posting the Downton Funk the other day, I had to share this, too.