Archive for December, 2007

SunTable brings solar power to your patio

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

SunTable brings solar power to your patio

Illy Push Button House

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

Illy Push Button House At least the cafe looked usable. This thing looks like a glorified trade show display. [via BoingBoing]

Wait. $149 wireless chat handheld? I don’t get it.

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

Wait. $149 wireless chat handheld? I don’t get it. WiFightClub doesn’t have comments? The previous model was easier to stomach at $70 and running linux.

Language barrier

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

ubahnDo I plan on learning German? No. In fact I make a point to say “thankyou” instead of “danke”. I’m using it as an apology, as in: “sorry if I appeared simple in the previous conversation; I only speak English”. (more…)

Erowid is now a non-profit

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Erowid is now a non-profit [via BoingBoing]

w00t is Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year for 2007

Wednesday, December 12th, 2007

w00t is Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year for 2007 C.K. should be pleased.

Ryan Budke Loves Ponies

Tuesday, December 11th, 2007

Ryan Budke loves ponies

Monte Carlo rally cancelled for 2009, and that’s not all…

Tuesday, December 11th, 2007

Monte Carlo rally cancelled for 2009, and that’s not all… The WRC will start alternating countries every other year. So we’ll see rallies in 24 different countries instead of the current 15 schedule.

Marc Orchant has passed away

Sunday, December 9th, 2007

Marc Orchant has passed away

Berliner

Saturday, December 8th, 2007

berlin fountain
On Tuesday, we hopped a train to Berlin. Fabienne met us at Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Europe’s largest two level train station. From there we preceded to the apartment she had found us. It’s fully furnished and has one bed plus a very nice futon. The only real issue is an unfriendly IPCop firewall. Friends from Austria are staying with us right now since there’s a tattoo convention this weekend. (more…)