Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Happy Anniversary Explorer 1

Fifty years ago the United States launched it's first artificial satellite (10:48 pm EST, January 31, 1958).

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

If we're stuck with "Reality TV" during the strike

Could we at least get "Junkyard Wars" on U.S. television again? Creativity, ingenuity and skill instead of high-school one-upmanship.

Monday, January 28, 2008

Humpty-Dumpty - The Night After

I can imagine some of the king's men going home that night and explaining their day to the family: "...and then His Majesty ordered us to use his horses!... Horses?!

Saturday, January 26, 2008

New Header Logo - The Thought Criminal

Rendered with Poser 6.

Friday, January 25, 2008

Curses! Foiled Again!

When lined up outside of the security screening at an airport, I always find the "Bomb" icon on the warning signs amusing. It reminds me of something Snidely Whiplash would carry. However, you probably can't point this out to your fellow passengers without spending a some very uncomfortable time discussing it with people who do not find it funny at all.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Tin Foil Hat Conspiracy

The truth is that tin (or aluminum foil) hats actually amplify the mind control beams that the government is using. The conspiracy theories that you read are created by the government to convince you to wear them. For further reading:
On the Effectiveness of Aluminium Foil Helmets: An Empirical Study


Years ago, I read that "Uncopyrightable" was the longest word in the English language that did not repeat a letter. I turns out that is is the longest "Common" word, but there are others:

Dermatoglyphics, misconjugatedly also have 15 non-repeating letters. "Subdermatoglyphic" has 17 letters.
From: Word Trivia

Monday, January 21, 2008


Are you sure this is our exit?

My favorite I-10 Arizona sign.

Sunday, January 20, 2008

To Serve Man

Geological Epochs