Tuesday, 17 November 2009
quote [ Pingtest.net is a free broadband quality analyzer designed to complement Speedtest.net. This troubleshooting tool grades your connection on how well it is likely to handle things like voice services (VoIP), streaming music or video, telecommuting or online gaming. ]
[sci&tech] [by yeller@3:08amGMT] [+1] [62 comments]
Thursday, 12 November 2009
quote [ Longtime CNN host Lou Dobbs shocked his viewers Wednesday by announcing that he would be leaving the network effective immediately. ]
*applause.[politics] [by yeller@12:53amGMT] [+10 Good] [45 comments]
Wednesday, 28 October 2009
quote [ This is the strangest audio device I believe Iíve ever seen in my life. ]
...'nuff said. I don't even *KNOW* where to start. I'm afraid to even think of what the sub's port tube smells like. =S =P
..."Governator Prose" in extended. =P
[humour] [by yeller@3:04amGMT] [+4 Funny] [21 comments]
Saturday, 17 October 2009
quote [ Canadian film star Ryan Gosling makes macabre music on "Dead Man's Bones" ]
Halloween's really the only time of year that people can actually *ALL* get a little crazy and not be judged (as much) by all the other sheep. Links to a song that I'd been hearing on KEXP.ORG in extended
[music] [by yeller@9:57pmGMT] [+1 Good] [17 comments]
Wednesday, 30 September 2009
quote [ The goal of Documentary24.com is to collect the best documentary films available on the internet and to present them to your for free. All documentaries can be watched inside the browser without the need of registration or downloading the movies. ]
Linked direct to archive list so you'd have a quick look at the content. Not a *HUGE* catalogue thus far but content seems to be fairly diverse. *MY* vote for most ENTERTAINING...let me say that again, 'en-ter-tain-ing', in extended. =P
[art] [by yeller@7:42amGMT] [+10 Good] [22 comments]
Monday, 28 September 2009
quote [ Geographers from Kansas State University did a study called "The Spatial Distribution of the Seven Deadly Sins within Nevada." They also looked at sins nationwide and compiled these maps with "hot spots" ]
*points finger directly at the SLOTHful Carneys from Harney County Fair in Burns, Oregon. I mean, who the hell *ELSE* could it be?!?! =)
Link to slightly more detailed Las Vegas Sun post with State *AND* County Boundary's (w/ fullscreen feature), in extended.
[politics] [by yeller@10:37pmGMT] [+8 Interesting] [15 comments]
Thursday, 24 September 2009
quote [ A punk-rock band with an unprintable name and a 300-pound frontman who's known to strip down to his underwear during performances has won the C$20,000 Polaris Music Prize for the best Canadian album. ]
"Inspired by honours like the U.K.'s prestigious Mercury Prize, the Polaris is judged by a panel of music journalists and industry representatives based on musical merit, rather than other awards based on sales."
They beat Canadian Heavyweights K'naan and Metric!! Myspace tunes in extended.
[music] [by yeller@3:24amGMT] [+3 Good] [22 comments]
Tuesday, 22 September 2009
quote [ New tool to fight syphilis? Wal-Mart gift cards. N.C. health officials try financial incentives to halt disease's climbing rates. More 'fun with carbon' in extended. ]
On the tails of JOECAM's
previous post, I found this story got me laughing aaaaaaaand suppressed my appetite all at once. Funny thing.
[humour] [by yeller@2:25amGMT] [+2 Informative] [5 comments]
Tuesday, 15 September 2009
quote [ We are a group of MIT students seeking to share the artistic aspects of science with others. On Sept. 2, 2009, we launched a digital camera into near-space to take photographs of the earth from high up above. ]
Regardless of application, it's cool to see previously over-priced technology becoming more accessable to the average schlep with a brainwave or 2.....Or MIT grad students with a hundred and fourty-eight bucks to spare. Mouthwatering isopods, Swayze-Ticks and 'mobile phone radiation ratings' in extended.
[sci&tech] [by yeller@3:15amGMT] [+4 Underrated] [4 comments]
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