Posts Categorized: General

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

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.

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 »

Unreal Tournament 2004 Editors Choice Edition

I guess this is somewhat old news, but Unreal 2004 has released their Editors Choice Edition (ECE). I was playing the game last week when I noticed some new vehicles and “ECE” listed after some levels so I did a little digging and found that Atari released a new expanded version of UT2K4 back in… Read more »

Bad Hotel Mike

I received an e-mail at work yesterday that I thought was pretty odd since it was sent out to everyone. I’ve talked with some of you about a Power Point presentation on the web that I heard about during the “PR Boot Camp” ILA conference session led by Ben Hildebrandt last week. The slides chronicle… Read more »

Another Toilet Seat

Remember my previous toilet seat post… Well, check this baby out! This one blows “The Johnny Glow” out of the (toilet) water. It has LED lights and turns on and off when you open and close the lid. I know I sure sleep better at night knowing that there are hard working men and women… Read more »

Moblog Photos

I’ve been tweaking the site a little bit recently. You may have noticed in the right column there is now a “Latest Mobile Photo” area. This area will always display the most recent photo from my camera phone. You can also see all the past photos I’ve taken with my phone. They’re in the photos… Read more »

New Video Game Based Series From Makers of Red Vs. Blue

The folks at Rooster Teeth Productions who are the makers of the famous Red Vs. Blue video series (which is built with the game Halo) have come up with a new video series based on the game, The Sims 2 called “The Strangerhood.” They’ve got a trailer online. If this is anything like previous Red… Read more »

No More 5 second Rule

A scientist (a high school scientist) from Chicago has recently won the IG Nobel Prize for work done with the 5 second rule. The rule went that if you dropped a piece of food on the floor, it was safe to eat if you got to it within 5 seconds of it hitting the ground…. Read more »

SpaceShipOne Wins X Prize!

SpaceShipOne launched for their 2nd flight in the required 2 week window and hit the required altitude of just over just over 62 miles to win the $10 million X Prize this morning. More information: Ansari X Prize CNN News ABC News

Another Chapter in the Shrek’s Cereal Saga

I was out buying groceries tonight and decided I needed some yummy Shrek’s cereal, and what did I happen to find on the side of the box? They have added a marshmallow, or rather “mallowbits” key giving the names for all of the different shaped marshmallows err… mallowbits. I’d like to think that maybe we… Read more »