September 26, 2023

Archives for January 2007

Out Of Town

Just a quick note. I have a funeral to attend tomorrow, and then I’ll be catching a plane that night to Dallas for the weekend. I’ll be catching a Robert Earl Keen concert while I’m there, so that should be fun. If you’re trying to contact me about something for, or, or […]

Treat Your Valentine To A Romantic Dinner At Che Castle.

Looking for a romantic candlelit dinner this valentines day? Look no further than your local White Castle. On February 14th (That’s valentines day guys, you’re running out of time) select White Castles will be offering hostess seating, candlelit dining, and your own server from 5-8pm. This isn’t just a normal even though, you’ll need to […]

Why Doesn’t Google Buy Wikipedia?

How come Google hasn’t bought Wikipedia yet? Google usually buys technology over traffic (although with youtube that’s changing), and Wikipedia fits well being the first to do wiki. Not only that, but Google heavily favors wikipedia results at the top of their own search results, and references it often. Even some internal documents and contract […]

Stock Spam News

Ever wonder what the news would read like if the people who wrote stock spam emails were in charge of it? Looking at my inbox from this morning, it’d sound something like this: Idyllwild, Missouri: Several thousand GOP supporters cheered Bush Friday for blowing a small airplane carrying Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle off course which […]

Will SEO and Search Engines Change How The Web Works?

Way back in the day, SEO was easy. Search engines looked at something called META tags for keywords to determine what a website was about. This made it easy for webmasters to tell the search engines what their site dealt with. Unfortunately, it also made it easy for people to rank highly for any term […]

Kitten Pictures Part II

Continuing in the typical blogger tradition of posting cat pictures, here’s some more pictures of my cat Whodey. Whodey is a 14 week old bengal kitten. That means she’s like a regular cat, but longer (and will grow bigger), and a little smarter. She’s not afraid of water, plays fetch, hide and seek, and is […]

6 Girls Charged in Energizer Bunny Plot

From the schools don’t over-react to things file comes this story on CNN claiming that 6 girls (ages 14-15) have been charged with homicide consipiracy for planning to kill a list of people including the Energizer Bunny, Tom Cruise, and Oprah Winfrey. While none of the girls had any weapons, it would seem one of […]

It’s Ok To Fire Bad Employees

USA Today reports that there seems to be an alcohol jihad occuring amongst the taxi drivers in Minnesota. To sum up the story, muslim taxi drivers from somolia are refusing to fare airport passengers carrying alcohol due to religious beliefs. Since many of the airports flights are international, a lot of tourists have duty free […]

Extending Copyrights Only Discourages New Music

There’s a battle going on in the UK trying to extend music copyrights longer than the 50 year term originally imposed. Musicians argue that they need the money that copyrights create for them, and that without longer copyrights they’ll have no incentive to create new music. It seems to me though, that the opposite is […]

Study Reveals Researchers Don’t Know Difference Between Correlation and Causation

LiveScience (via has an article stating that children in homes full of books and educational games are less likely to be spanked than their counterparts. The article goes on to imply that if you give your kids books and games they won’t cause as much trouble as kids that don’t have such luxuries. While […]