Updated: August 5th, 2011
Not so much… After looking at TheSoftwareJedi's (that's our Dana) timeline out of curiosity, I saw the following gem which definitely takes The Most Useless Tweet To Date award in my book. Here it is:
Yup, it's real and it was not rhetorical or followed up by some witty response. Nope. This was it.
Well, the answer is right there, Dana, …
Updated: October 6th, 2009
Mom sent me this picture the other day, taken in Kharkov, Ukraine, my home city.
My question is… wtf? I'm assuming the truck started where the road was – what kind of speeds were involved here? Those trains usually go at speeds around 15-25mph… No word on the injuries.
Updated: July 1st, 2010
From time to time my, still curious, mind accumulates a variety of questions and concerns which it has to spill onto the pages of this blog. How random are these? Pretty damn random, and I need to see some answers, quick. Oh, and I’m deliberately not searching Google, as I want to facilitate discussion. What fun would it be if I just looked up all these?
Password Protected Garage Door Remotes
As a paranoid person and a recent homeowner, I started to wonder how safe I actually am in my house. Consider this likely scenario that nobody seems to be concerned with:
I park my car outside for one night and don’t take out my portable garage door remote, the
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My Experience With First American Home Buyers Protection Corporation Or How To Deal With Evil Corporations
Updated: October 24th, 2012
I’m now convinced that insurance companies exist in this world for the sole purpose of making our lives a living hell any time we need to deal with them. The worse each experience, the less likely we are to file another claim. Of course, we’re also less likely to continue coverage with the same company, but at that point they’d already received our money and, if we accept a notion that most insurance companies have the same evil idea in mind, there’s little one can do to get satisfaction. Except for one thing – spread information about such especially heinous institutions.
Does my story have a happy ending? Maybe, or maybe not, it depends on whether you think the …
If you are experiencing a weird feeling in your pants, it's normal. Here's to hoping they won't fuck it up. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0409459/…
Today Travis was messing around with a Chinese site blinkx has indexed a short while ago http://www.tudou.com and saw a cryptic error message that started coming up on all pages. The message looked something like this:
3月14日凌晨0:00 ~ 夜间24:00，我们的服务暂停24小时。
In order to provide you with better service, we are expanding the relocation of the central room of potatoes.
March 14 at 0:00 to 24:00 at night, our services will be suspended for 24 hours.
March 15 at 0:00 new room on the relocation is …
Courtesy of OSnews. This comic still cracks me up, weeks after I saw it. It's one of those comics that your CS teacher would print out and slap on his door, so that in the moments of doom students would at least have something humorous to look at. Here it is: