April 30, 2005

Windowed OS, emulated in Javascript

It's amazing what you can achieve with Javascript.

April 29, 2005

VPN How To

How to do IPSEC on any OS that can do it.

April 27, 2005

Geek of the day

Han Solo in Carbonite: awesome model. This must have required a gazillion dollars worth of LEGO bricks.

April 26, 2005

Addictive Game

Traffic Control 2: keep traffic flowing smoothly through a city. You control the lights.

Found them!

Where are my socks?

April 25, 2005

Free Mag 7 Star Charts

Free star atlas licensed under Creative Commons.

April 22, 2005

The oops list

Pictures for people who are afraid to fly.

April 20, 2005

Freaky optical Illusion of the month

Motion induced blindness. Make things disappear, while they are still there.

April 15, 2005

Friday Game

I have fond memories of playing NetHack 2.2 for days on end. The newer 3.4.3 is also quite wonderful. Play it, but don't get too addicted.

April 11, 2005

Text Generators

You can try malevole's text generator, or the many languages from Duck Island.

Kaboodle achtung sparkin ich stoppern flippin corkin. Frau und der, oof footzerstompen underbite buerger das. Floppern in footzerstompen er ist bar sightseerin buerger sightseerin die. Spitzen deutsch strudel morgen floppern mitz wunderbar die unter ich.

Relaxern sightseerin poppin strudel noodle frau biergarten gestalt keepin underbite. Yodel underbite octoberfest dorkin du mitten. Gestalt frau sparkin, hast in biergarten cuckoo blimp, biergarten lookinpeepers er, leiderhosen. Spritz rubberneckin, zur biergarten ist poken handercloppen rubberneckin stoppern sie die ker. Auf, hans waltz und blitz, weiner.


I went to see U2 last night. I even took pictures.

April 10, 2005

Get Perpendicular

Hitachi found a way to increase disk storage density 10x, so they put up this rather catchy flash animation. Worth seeing once. Could spawn a new meme.

Short film review

A scathing review of the forthcoming hhgg movie.

Building an Infrared Transmitter for Your PC

Add an IR transciever to your PC, assuming your motherboard has the pins for it, for a mere $1 instead of the hyper-expensive prebuilt modules.

April 08, 2005

Oklahoma Geological Survey Catalog of Nucleat Explosions

Locations and other information about all nuclear explosions from unclassified sources, up to 1998.

Google Maps: Lots of B52s

Zoom out or pan around for lots more aircraft and stuff.
Need more?
  1. Drag the TerraServer-to-Google-Maps bookmarklet to your toolbar.
  2. Visit the TerraServer's famous places page

April 07, 2005

Google Maps: "LUECKE"

Some guy had too many trees, so he had a load of them chopped down to spell his name.
As mentioned by NASA (see bottom of page).

April 06, 2005

Plants In Motion

Dancing plants. Someone should add a soundtrack. Or, better, listen to your MP3s while you watch.

April 05, 2005

The Feds can own your WLAN too

Lock up your WLANs... with more than just WEP. It took them just 3 minutes to crack a 128-bit key.