Monthly Archives: February 2007

Interactive Weather.com Map

I have a love/hate relationship with Weather.com. On one hand, it’s easy to remember, and they usually have fairly accurate forecast information. On the other hand, they are LOADED with ads, and bury the information you’re looking for pretty deeply on their site. They obviously know they’re the #1 location for weather online and try… Read more »

King Nutter

Do you ever just think to yourself, “Man, I wish there were some site out them there Internets that I could see a collection of weird ebay auctions and videos recently removed from YouTube!” Your wish has come true! King Nutter is just that site. They have a random hodgepodge of crazy ebay stuff, and… Read more »

Mentos Geyser Tube

The International Toy Fair in New York just ended yesterday. I’m sure there were a lot of cool toys at the fair, but one caught my eye for obvious reasons. A company called Steve Spangler Science released a new toy called the Mentos Geyser Tube, which is basically a little plastic device to easily create… Read more »

Copyright – Orphan Works Reform

I’ve been a fan of Lawrance Lessig for a while. He is a Professor of Law at Stanford Law School and founder of the school’s Center for Internet and Society. He is a large proponent of Copyright regulation, and was one of the founding members of the Creative Commons license. He has recently put together… Read more »

LibraryThing

As sort of a New Year’s resolution (which I rarely do), I decided I wanted to track all the books I read in 2007, and maybe longer. I thought to myself, “there’s got to be some sort of software or website that does this kind of thing,” After doing a lot of digging, I didn’t… Read more »

Netflix Watch Now

This past fall, I finally made the jump to Netflix (yah, I know… what took so long?!?) after paying something like $6 for a new release at the local video store. I had eyed the service for a while, but paying for that video was the straw that broke the camel’s back. Anyway, I’ve been… Read more »

I Love Music Video

Who doesn’t love a good YouTube lip-sync of a popular song?!? Well you can thank your lucky stars… there is now a way to find them by searching a particular artist! iLoveMusicVideo.net will give you a long list (depending on the singer) of YouTube videos from whatever artist you’re looking for. It’s not only great… Read more »