Monthly Archives: September 2005

A Fitting Home

I finally had a chance to build a fitting home for my newest prize possession last night. I made a trip out to Hobby Lobby and found myself a shadow box and created a museum-quality display for the one of a kind kidney-bean shaped Mentos. Now all I need to do is get the lasers… Read more »

VW To Add USB Ports to Cars

This news is a few weeks old, but I still think that it’s pretty cool. Volkswagen is going to start adding USB ports to their cars. We will start with the Golf, Golf Plus and Touran and then next year USB connections will be available for other models. These ports will allow you to play… Read more »

Games Galore

With the next geek LAN gaming party scheduled for later in October, I ran across a nice site with a pretty sizable list of free (yes, I said FREE) Multiplayer games. We might have to try a few of these out. I did notice that the list was lacking a fun multiplayer puzzle game I… Read more »

Mentos rocket

Sombody spent a little time building a rocket out of a big mentos tube. I guess this is one way to ensure that evil martians don’t kill us when we rocket towards their planet. How could anyone or anything possibly have any sort of ill will towards something mentos related? At the very least, the… Read more »

Talk Like a Pirate Day

Happy National Talk Like a Pirate Day! Update: Check out the Corsair Ergonomic keyboard for pirates

Rare Kidney Bean Mentos Owner

You all may recall this post about the “Kidney Bean Cinnamon Mentos Candy” up for bid on ebay. Well, I returned home from work today to find a package from my friend Jon (who by-the-way just got engaged… congrats!). Apparently, he was the high bidder for the rare Mentos. He packaged it up, and sent… Read more »

Google Blog Search

Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later… Google has finally launched a blog-specific search engine ( . I haven’t had a whole lot of time to play with it, but it seems to work pretty well. Apparently it gets the search information from RSS feeds and the help document points to as… Read more »

Apple Releases Some New iPod Stuff

At a special media event today, Apple rolled out a few new products to their digital music offerings. iPod Nano Probably the most notable of the new products is the iPod Nano. This tiny new flash-based digital music player takes the place of the iPod Mini (no longer being sold). It sports a color screen,… Read more »


Three guys (Ardy, Jorma, and Kiva) put together a pretty funny pilot called Awesometown for Fox. When Fox passed, they shopped the pilot to MTV and Comedy Central, who also passed. Both pilots are available for viewing on the Awesometown site. Definitely check it out!