Daily Archives: March 19, 2008

Congratulations Vista Users!

Untitled document You've all been enlisted as unpaid Microsoft beta testers! Vista service pack one has been released – and has promptly caused serious problems for many Vista users. A day after it was released for public download, Windows Vista … Continue reading

Posted in Geek Stuff | 5 Comments

Requiescat Intra Astra

Untitled document Bruce Webster over at And Still I Persist used that phrase as the title for his post about the death of Arthur C. Clarke. I think that's more fitting than 'rest in peace.' Bruce's tribute is worth reading … Continue reading

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Market Manipulation

Untitled document British banking officials and financial regulators believe they have a potential rogue trader out there who may be manipulating the markets. If true, it makes one wonder exactly how much of the current madness in the financial markets … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, World news | 1 Comment

Well Heeled Pram

Untitled document German efficiency reaches new heights. A German couple recently purchased a stroller from an internet auction and were surprised to find that it came fully loaded – with six rounds of 9mm ammunition and a nifty little Sig … Continue reading

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Getting Bagged

Untitled document One Irish pub in New Jersey has a curious custom. For the past 24 years they have held a post-Saint Patrick's Day party known as "Bag Day." Revelers at The Irish Pub must attend the celebration wearing a … Continue reading

Posted in Humor | 2 Comments