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Google Reader Shared Items for 03.01.2008

  1. Gattaca 1997 720p BluRay x264-SEPTiC - Releaselog |

    This article has been published at - visit our site for full content.Ah, here is another old-timer released on HD: Gattaca (1997). This Sci-Fi/Thriller has nice ratings and I’ve checked this out myself too. It was decent, not top-notch. If you have nothing to do for the weekend (and...

  2. It's the Pepsi Degeneration - Overheard in the Office

    Assistant: I went to the grocery store this past weekend. Do you know my kids drank five two-liters of Pepsi since then? Three and a half kids drank five bottles of Pepsi.Sales guy: What'd you do with the other half a kid? ... That must have been awful!8220 England StreetCharlotte, North Carolin...

  3. And Right Up Until Then, They'd Had No Idea She Was Retarded - Overheard in the Office

    Susan*: What language was that?Office lady, hanging up phone: Croatian.Susan: Oh, wow, I didn't know you were black. [Entire office goes silent.]Boss, from his office: Susan*, you're fired.Garden City, New York

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  4. I Hear Metallica Is Going to Call Their Next Album "Butterfly" - Overheard in the Office

    Male staff #1: Hey, check out that butterfly on the window sill.Male staff #2: Wow! That's cool. Man, I'm not trying to sound girly, but butterflies are beautiful. I have this bush outside my house that they just love, and it's so cool to watch them.Male staff #1: Yeah, man, seriously. I'm not go...

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  6. RIAA Not Sharing Settlement Money With Artists - Slashdot

    Klatoo55 writes "Various artists are considering lawsuits in order to press for their share of the estimated hundreds of millions of dollars the RIAA has obtained from settlements with services such as Bolt, KaZaA, and Napster. According to TorrentFreak's report on the potential action, there may not...

  7. Ubuntu Brainstorm Launched - Slashdot

    thorwil writes "Brainstorm is a new site where everyone can submit and vote on ideas for Ubuntu. It's inspired by Dell's Ideastorm. By default, you see the ideas submitted by the community sorted by popularity. Each idea is accompanied by arrows so you can vote it up or down (you have to log in first...

  8. Military Steps Up War On Blogs - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader writes "The military's war on blogs, first reported last spring, is picking up. Now the Air Force is tightening restrictions on which blogs its troops can read. One senior Air Force official calls the squeeze so 'utterly stupid, it makes me want to scream.'"Read more of this story...

  9. Woulda Been a Lot Easier Just to Say, "Sure, No Prob" - Overheard in the Office

    Boss: Hey, can you make a calendar that looks like this? [Hands a paper to her.]Underling: Yeah. You know this is from [the other agency], right?Boss: Yeah, the client likes it. We have to go with that.Underling: But their calendar is a copy of the one I did for the client. The client just handed i...

  10. Quick Link: How to recreate Silverback’s Parallax -

    A stunning parallax effect, very nicely explained in a tutorial. How to recreate Silverback’s Parallax


  11. This Is How #2 Gets His Proofreading Done for Free - Overheard in the Office

    Coworker #1: Have you filed your travel voucher for that conference in Indianapolis? Coworker #2: Yes.Coworker #1: Let me see your copy so I can fill mine out correctly.Coworker #2: Here you go.Coworker #1: Let's see. You used the year '05 instead of '06, did not provide departure/arrival times, omit...

  12. In Reality, Nobody Wins Existential Hockey - Overheard in the Office

    Male worker #1, after a meeting: Wanna play hockey?Female worker: Where's the goal?Male worker #1: This is existential hockey. There is no goal. You win when you decide you've won.Female worker: Okay. I've won, then.Male worker #1: Okay.Male worker #2: They always win.Male worker #1: That's true. We ...

  13. Wave Powered Boat to Sail From Hawaii to Japan - Slashdot

    CaroKann writes "In the middle of May 2008, Kenichi Horie, an adventurer known for such feats as paddling a pedal powered boat 4,660 miles from Hawaii to Okinawa in 1993, will be sailing a wave powered boat from Honolulu's Hawaii Yacht Club to the Kii Channel in Japan. The boat, a 3-ton catamaran nam...

  14. Firefox 3 Performance Gets a Boost - Slashdot

    jason writes "Mozilla has been working hard at making Firefox 3 faster than its predecessor, and it looks like they might be succeeding. They've recently added some significant JavaScript performance improvements that beat out all of the competition, including Opera 9.5 Beta. And it comes out to be a...

  15. NASA Looking For "Diamonds In The Sky" - Slashdot

    I Don't Believe in Imaginary Property writes "Scientist Charles Bauschlicher and his research team have found a new way to look for 'diamonds in the sky'. It may not be romantic, but diamonds shine especially brightly in the 3.4 to 3.5 micron and 6 to 10 micron infrared ranges, which should make NASA...

  16. Dock Your Old Drives with the Hard Drive USB Dock [Stuff We Like] - Lifehacker:

    Dock any internal SATA hard drive in this USB dock to turn any internal drive into an external drive on-the-quick. If you've got a few old hard drives hanging around that you'd like to put to good use but they aren't really worth installing in your computer's innards and you don't feel like taking th...

  17. Opera's Mobile Browsers Return to Google - Google Operating System

    For those who use Opera's excellent mobile browsers Opera Mobile and Opera Mini, there's a good news: from next month, Google will replace Yahoo as the default search engine. "With 2008 poised to be the year the mobile Web goes mainstream, Google and Opera are extending this collaboration to give our...

  18. The Beckoning Promise of Personal Fabrication - Slashdot

    posys noted an interesting talk from Neil Gershenfeld's called "The beckoning promise of personal fabrication". It's a TED talk which I've found greatly enjoyable in the past, and is worth your time, assuming you have 20 minutes to see something really neat.Read more of this story at Slashdot.

  19. Enchanted DVDRip XviD-DiAMOND - Releaselog |

    This article has been published at - visit our site for full content.Once again DiAMOND are first pre a DVDRip this time of Oscar Winning Disney film “Enchanted�. This movie is more for the family than anything else, like all Disney movies so it might not be for all of you. ...


The Trunk Monkey

Boing Boing posted up this hilarious compilation video of Trunk Monkey Commercials:

the soundtrack to why’s (poignant) guide to ruby

While you may have heard of Why's Poignant Guide to Ruby -- a cartoon guide involving foxes and other crazy characters that introduces you to the Ruby programming language -- have you heard of the soundtrack to it?

Regional Pizza Styles

This large list of Regional Pizza Styles will probably make you a little hungry, especially if you haven't had anything to eat yet today.

The Geek ABC's

I've had this page to be posted awhile ago, but without further ado:

The Geek Alphabet

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