There's a new technology that will simply amaze
you. Bio Optical Organized Knowledge (B.O.O.K.
) is wireless, spam-free, and it doesn't need a mouse! [at trailervision
What temperature will you be baking at on the tube
tomorrow? A commuters' guide
to cooking temperatures [via minor 9th
On the upside, a tense 90 minutes
saw England go through to the quarter finals
this evening. Mr. Rooney
we salute you. Not a normal football fan, lazylaces was glued to his television set for the whole match, well for those sections he wasn't 2 foot off the sofa screaming at the top of his voice. Job well done.
is a fine new gaming blog from the same stable as engadget
How to convert
a full size car into a remote controlled toy. You know you want to...
Checking out google news
the other day I sprayed piping hot coffee over my keyboard when I read the news of a proposal to build a monorail
There seem to be some serious objections from Transport For London regarding such minor issues as practicality and cost. I especially like the part where they dismiss it as an "anorak's* dream" (I have to admit my inner anorak* was looking at the picture, and saying in it's best Beavis and Butthead voice "cooool").
What really killed the idea for me though was that all I could think of as I read the story was the episode of the Simpson's where Springfield gets duped by the monorail salesman. Remember the song? "Well, sir, there's nothing on earth
Like a genuine,
*Anorak - UK Slang - Noun - An often socially inept person, having an obsessive interest in a hobby or subject. Usually has little or no fashion sense, and errs towards eccentricity. Originates from the 'trainspotter' look, of wearing anoraks; spending so much time at the end of station platforms in all weathers necessitates the wearing of such attire. Cf. 'trainspotter'. Derog.
Declare all out war in the battle of the living room with a remote control jammer
. Guaranteed to start more arguments that it resolves.
Aside: This is the first link I've submitted, and had accepted, at the fabulous gizmodo.
I'm already using windowblinds
to give my Windows XP apps a nice Mac-esque brushed metal look, but Engadget
's guide to turning your PC into a Mac
is much more comprehensive in it's approach. It should be enough to fool even the greatest Mac-o-phile, until you hit your next BSOD
. Of course I've abandoned this kind of malarky since I started runnning an iMac alongside my PC
- if you have the means I highly recommend
it (or if, like me, you can get hold of one cheap/free).
So you're net savvy, you've seen emotion eric
, but have you seen who's lurking in the background of his football game
? Subtle Strong Bad goodness, yeh! [originally via op-pop, I think