Category: interesting

got hacked, sorry.

If you’ve been here the last week or so you probably saw tons and tons of posts about schools, test taking, etc. Well they were all spam that someone put here after they hacked my admin account. I contacted the testing places and schools thus advertised but of course they disavow all knowledge of who [Continue]

arrow boys of sudan

Sudan’s ‘Arrow Boys’ Lash Out At Vicious Militants “Since being displaced from Uganda four years ago, a vicious group of militants — known as the Lord’s Resistance Army — has pillaged, murdered and raped its way through the remote forests of Central Africa and southern Sudan. A new bill in Congress calls on the United [Continue]

gobar gas

Gobar Gas Go read the whole article, it’s three pages, but there are lots of pictures. This is very interesting technology. Basically you make a concrete pit with a domed top and dump in poop (people as well as animal) and you end up with good fertilizer (better than raw poop) and a biogas that [Continue]

miles for nothing

Circulating $1 Coin Direct Ship Program: “Only Need a Few? Try the Circulating $1 Coin Direct Ship Program! Is a $1,000 box of $1 Coins too much for your needs? Here’s your solution: the Circulating $1 Coin Direct Ship Program. Now you can get circulating Presidential $1 Coins and Native American $1 Coins (non-numismatic coins) [Continue]

a tale of two customer services

Just got off the phone with Boonie Parker, the makers of the Redimag. It’ll be a whopping $5, including shipping!, to get the missing parts for the Redimag. Very cool! Boosted by that call, I called Taurus, to see about ordering parts for the pistol I got Saturday. Despite their website saying that their lifetime [Continue]

prof splains how to lecture properly

Pretty interesting, and no reason why this wouldn’t work in meetings or when giving speeches. Boring Within or Simply Boring? “Frankly, it gets my dander up when I hear professors proclaim they “don’t have the gift” for giving good lecturers. Lecturing is not genetically determined like eye color or a receding hairline. The most common [Continue]

papercraft wing commander ships

Paper Commander “This space offers replicas in paper of the ships of the great saga Wing Commander, this great game of space combat that it revolutionized the world of the games, with their innovative ideas and attractive history. The models that they are offered here for download, healthy relatively simple of they be built and [Continue]