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{ Monthly Archives } August 2006

New Weird All Song

Weird Al’s Don’t Download This Song: Don’t Download This Song Even Lars Ulrich knows it’s wrong Go and buy the CD like you know you should The record store is where you belong A list of funny things on that page: The ‘Lynwood’ jacket The Goatee The Giant Dog Premiering on Yahoo!?!?! The ‘Click Here […]


Iran’s President’s Blog

يادداشت هاي شخصي احمدي نژاد is the blog of Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. I’d post a long, thought-provoking entry about his policies, but the site doesn’t work in Safari.

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Twelve Benefits of Writing Unit Tests First

Twelve Benefits of Writing Unit Tests First: How do you solve a software problem? How do they teach you to handle it in school? What’s the first thing you do? You think about how to solve it. You ask, “What code will I write to generate a solution?” But that’s backward. The first thing you […]

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Saved locations on Google Maps

Saved locations on Google Maps: One of the most common requests we’ve received is for the ability to store a list of personal addresses on Google Maps — and now you can. (Via Google Blog.) Neat stuff with one glaring omission; once I turn off auto-save, I should be able to click on a location […]


Uno Cracko

Sonja and I got bored with a deck of Uno cards and this is the result. We’ve only play-tested this with two players, but it could theoretically work with more. At some point you’d probably need to add another deck of cards into the mix, but we don’t know when that point would be; six […]

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New Sci-Fi Channel Show: The Amazing Screw-On Head

The Amazing Screw-On Head is a new show that Sci-Fi might be putting on, if the online pilot is well-accepted. And it should be. From the creator of Hellboy, this is a witty, fast-paced romp through civil-war-era America staring a cast of characters that can’t be beat: the villian is a zombie and his henchmen […]