Archive for August, 2007

links for 2007-08-31

/mathlete/ Wake n’ Bacon. Alarm clock which wakes you up with a real strip of sizzling bacon. (tags: art clock bacon food fun tech sleep) DLO | OpenFM Determines the best local frequency for your FM transmitter. (tags: radio tech fm) — Linux on the Nokia 770 Internet Tablet (tags: nokia 770 linux) […]

links for 2007-08-30

This Article is About Cat Urine. From Something Awful. (tags: cats cleaning home fun) How Dark Were the Dark Ages? Not quite so dark as they’re made out to be, it turns out. (tags: medieval history) Space Wolf! What happens to a werewolf astronaut? (tags: space cartoons video fun) YouTube – Male Restroom Etiquette. Why […]

Blue Heron of Lock 2

I’ve posted photos of this particular heron before, but this time it stood at just the right angle below the towpath between 29th St and 30th St NW, as close as I’ve gotten to it, and it didn’t mind when I sat on the ledge with my camera, snapping away. Lovely creature.

links for 2007-08-28

My Shepherd Will Supply My Need. Isaac Watts words sung to “Monora” by William B. Bradbury. (tags: music faith) Dynamic Dummy Image Generator – (tags: tools free images) A few MP3s of Luca Marenzio works. (tags: free music) A List Apart: Articles: CSS @ Ten: The Next Big Thing The return of web fonts! […]

Mobile Catchup

Owing to intermittent Flickr mail2blog problems, mobile content has not been getting properly posted, so here’s a quick catch-up on cellphone photos taken on the go in recent days: (Top left) A black squirrel in Foggy Bottom. (Top right) New Le Pain Quotidien coming to Georgetown. (Middle left) Cloudy gray sky over Pennsylvania Ave NW. […]

links for 2007-08-27

Attorney General Alberto Gonzales Resigns – (tags: news politics doj government) Klingons Crossing the Delaware by ~judgefang on deviantART (tags: art startrek fun) Manuel Quezon III – Mala Malu, Nuestra Senora de la Matapobre. On Malu Fernandez and cursi. (tags: philippines culture language) Tokyo on One Cliché a Day – By Seth Stevenson – […]

Harpers Ferry Honeymoon

Two months since our wedding, Amy and I still had not gone on a honeymoon for lack of time and money; so we decided to go on a quick weekend getaway to Harpers Ferry, WV, that famous little historical town at the confluence of the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers. To stay relatively cheap and completely […]


(Hiding from the Vacuum uploaded by amy kow.) Today’s Pandora photo comes to you courtesy Amy’s shiny new Flickr photostream. These are Pandora’s tail and paws as she flees under the couch from the noise of a vacuum cleaner. (She does likewise during thunderstorms.)

links for 2007-08-22

Metroblogging DC: Metroverheard: P.I. In which I hear tourists getting it wrong. (tags: dc metblogs metro fun language) Badmouth – The Comic Book Apocalypse. Remembering the comics and cards boom of the mid-1990s. X-Men! Superman! Magic The Gathering! Deathmate! So much wasted money. (tags: comics) Don’t Stop. Green and red at war. (tags: video light […]

Switched to uStream

You may have noticed a change on the webcam page: the live cam now runs on rather than Stickam. See my Metafilter post about Stickam for details on the whole pornography controversy. But even outside of the whole “AVS-and-porn” brouhaha, I was more swayed by the fact that my Stickam password has been hacked […]