Archive for September, 2007

Books really are Weapons!

Posted: September 23, 2007 in Social commentary

Thanks to Mike the Mad Biologist.

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An animated gif of the math of global warming by by Craig Damrauer from Mother Jones. The Math of Global Warming

What Pirate are You?

Posted: September 20, 2007 in fun stuff


Pirates of the Caribbean – Which character are you?


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What type of carnival ride are you?

Posted: September 18, 2007 in fun stuff

You Are a Roller Coaster


You live for excitement, adventure, and the most intense of thrills.
Nothing is better than feeling you’re truly alive, and you’re willing to take risks to feel this way.
In relationships, people often feel a bit nervous about what they’re getting into…
But generally, everyone enjoys the wild ride you take them on. Unless they stay with you too long – then they’re apt to feel a bit nauseous!

Your life has more low points and high points than most people’s lives.
But that’s okay – you love them. You figure that a smooth ride is boring!
Besides, you know that super high highs only come from knowing super low lows.
You cherish every emotion you feel and feel it fully. Why deny what life is truly about?

At your best, you are loving life and sharing your wild times with everyone you know.
You are able to open your friends up to a whole new world of experiences.
At your worst, you feel extremely disoriented and even a bit dizzy.
There’s only so much intensity a human (even you!) can take.

The Cutest Animals? You Choose.

Posted: September 16, 2007 in fun stuff, Science

Check out LiveSciences.com and vote for your favorite cutest animal.061013_wcs_otter_02.jpg

Pretty Logical, huh?

Posted: September 10, 2007 in fun stuff, Social commentary

You Are Pretty Logical


You’re a bit of a wizard when it comes to logic
While you don’t have perfect logic, you logic is pretty darn good
Keep at it – you’ve got a lot of natural talent in this area!

So you have taken the time to creatively come up with a clever domain name for your site.  Next step you take the time to register your domain name or names.  After you register them you have to remember when the expire and when to renew so those evil domain squatters don’t steal you hard fought domain name.  Well The Linux Gazette has a great article on how to prevent domain squatters from taking your domain and how to track when your domain registration expires including the domain-check Perl script to do the tracking for you.  Well worth the read to keep your domain name.