Monthly Archives: November 2004

Mentos in Cody Banks

Who knew that there was a Mentos scene in Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London? (probably anyone that wasted 100 min. of their life watching it!) I have never seen this movie, nor do I want to, but the fact that there is a Mentos scene makes it instantly good (at least for 30 seconds)…. Read more »

Giving thanks and fixing computers

I ran across this article about how an entire generation of people also do tech support while visiting home for the holidays. The Tech-Support Generation via MSNBC Next week, millions of college students and young professionals will head home for the Thanksgiving holidays. We’ll sit with our families in warm, candle-lit dining rooms eating stuffed… Read more »

Online Secret Santa

Want to get a Christmas present from a total stranger for Christmas this year? All you need is an Amazon wish list and to sign up for Secret Santa 2004. You enter your name, e-mail, a little information about yourself (a website if you have one), and a link to you Amazon wish list into… Read more »

New Winter Theme

With the winter season and the holidays fast approaching, I decided to make a winter theme for Techory. You can change the theme (like always) by clicking on the colored swatches in the upper right corner of the page (the one on the end with the snowflake is the winter theme… obviously). So roast some… Read more »

You’ll pay how much for a 10 yr. old sandwich?!?

Yes, another ebay post… Some guy is selling a 10 year old sandwich with an image of the Virgin Mary on it. That in itself is interesting (or odd), but look at the price!!! This is kind of old news, but my mouth fell open when I a saw how much it was going for…. Read more »

I wish my car did this!

Citroën Get Your Funk On Video (mpg) I guess that’s what I get for buying a Honda Civic instead of a Citroën C4. “More than meets the eye!”

Iowa’s Jumbotron up for sale on ebay

The Jumbotron from Kinnick Stadium (excuse me… HISTORIC Kinnick Stadium) is up for sale on ebay. LARGE FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD WITH JUMBOTRON This large scoreboard is available on 22 Nov 2004. It has recorded some of the most memorable victories in football history. Contact seller for information. Starting bid: $10,000.00

No More Winamp

According to this article at BetaNews, Nullsoft, the company that created Winamp is no more. The final developer from the original Winamp team has left. After Justin Frankel, the founder of Nullsoft left last January (right after the release of Winamp 5), it was just a matter of time before AOL finally killed it off… Read more »

Strongbad e-mails 3 DVD set

Homestar Runner has just released a 3 DVD set of the first 100 Strongbad e-mails. It is available at their yahoo store. P.S. I don’t want this for Christmas. There is such thing as too much Strongbad.

Firefox 1.0 Released! has just released Firefox 1.0. The download is available at, or This is their first major product release since the Mozilla suite’s 1.0 release in June of 2002. Also, sometime in the next few weeks there will be a full page Firefox ad in the New York Times from a grassroots effort… Read more »

Star Wars Episode III Trailer Online

The trailer for the third and final installment of the Star Wars prequel is now online. Maybe this will be the one where they finally kill off JarJar! Star Wars Eposode III: Revenge of the Sith This trailer is also run before the new Pixar movie, “The Incredibles,” which I was able to see over… Read more »

What’s With all the Rolex Spam?

All of a sudden the past few weeks I’ve been getting loads of Rolex spam. It even seems to be outnumbering the junk mail that I receive for Vi#gr@ and body part enlargement. I wonder why all of a sudden spam from fly-by-night companies selling fake Rolex watches has increased so much. Maybe all the… Read more »