Monthly Archives: September 2010

How Not To Play AC/DC’s “It’s A Long Way To The Top”

I love AC/DC. I’m a huge fan and “It’s A Long Way To The Top” is one of my favorite tunes. It gets covered a lot and I salute the efforts of these folks to cover this song. You need … Continue reading

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Ugliness

I think the look of my blog is horribly ugly. If anyone has suggestions of how to improve the look of this, do tell, because my design sense is not the greatest. Related Posts:No Related Posts

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Geek come-ons & pickup lines

Cheesy guys have always used tacky come-ons to pick up ladies. I am sure there are some in latin, traded in some long-lost Roman version of “Capt. Billy’s Whiz-Bang“. Geeks, though, have never done well in this department. Sure, we … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Lipstick

I took this photo, recently, of a “dog stinkhorn”, a member of the Phallaceae family of mushrooms. These mushrooms are notorious for their hideous stench and rather naughty appearance. Related Posts:No Related Posts

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Mysterious Sounds!

Once recording technology was developed, people started recording mysterious noises… here are a couple. The Bloop This sound was recorded in the deep Pacific in 1997. It’s source has not been identified. It is here, sped up 16x. Some folks … Continue reading

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Commentary

Since I don’t know much about my readership, yet, I would like to make a request. Please let me know what sorts of things you would like me to write about. I have a lot of different topics inside my … Continue reading

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TIL: Steve Moore is a Mad Drummer with Mad Moves

I have become a fan of Steve Moore, The Mad Drummer. He has an enthusiasm for his drumming that is matched only by the east African drummers of Burundi. Check out this comparison video. It’s pretty impressive. Buy a Drummers … Continue reading

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The Saddest Photo I Have Ever Taken

Somewhere in a campus basement, an ancient Amiga monitor reflects on its amazing past as it slowly decays… it is the saddest photo I have ever taken. Related Posts:No Related Posts

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Bibliophile!

I love books. I’m hopelessly and forever enamored by them. I like how they feel, how they smell, how they look, and what I can learn from them. There is something about a physical book that a pdf file just … Continue reading

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My Homeboy: Jonathan Coulton

I have been a fan of Jonathan Coulton ever since I first heard his Mandelbrot Set song. He hooked me like a giant, nerdy bass. The above song is one I have a lot of empathy for; he used to … Continue reading

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