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Way to Go, Steve-o

Why does Apple only stand up and say, “this is what we’re doing, and this is why” every year or two? When they do, it usually makes the hairs on the back of my neck stand up.

Thoughts on Flash

Flash was created during the PC era – for PCs and mice. Flash is a […]

Build a Better Stirplate

It probably isn’t necessary to stir Iodophor.

OK, so the world probably won’t be beating a path to my door. But there’s a right way to do it, and a wrong way – and a lot of home brewers are doing it the wrong way.

The basic idea behind these homebrew stirplates is to […]

Sunday Runday

Now that my endurance is (nearly) where I want it, I’m trying to build in some pacing work. This is a course record for me.

Name:    5K Date:    Apr 18, 2010 1:36 pm Map:    Google Maps Distance:    3.30 miles Elapsed Time:    26:41.5 Avg Speed:    7.4 mph Max Speed:    7.6 mph Avg Pace:     08′ 06″ per mile Min Altitude:    679 ft Max Altitude:    797 ft


It’s the Little Fittings

I know, my kettle is filthy…

When I moved off the stove several years ago, I picked up a cheap stainless steel kettle on eBay. It’s only 8.5 gallons, but it had a thermometer and ball valve installed, and the price was right – $99. The only downside was that it had the pipe […]

Unless They’ve Figured Out How to Open Doors

Thai Away Teams

I know it’s wrong and I shouldn’t find this funny, but I can’t help myself. People need to be aware of pop culture when naming themselves.

Thai “red shirts” defiant after 21 die in clashes


I’m going to hell.


Happy Belated Birthday, QT

I was driving around the other day, trying to find a use for all the cranial capacity that goes un-utilized in my day to day life, and I started to wonder if there was some way to quantify some of my wholly unscientific views about Hollywood. Specifically, why some directors it seems can do no […]