Posts Categorized: General

Geek Gift Guides Galore

Don’t know what you want for Christmas (Hanukkah, Quanza, Winter Solstice, Festivus, Ramadan) yet? Maybe these gift guides will help you find something. Fortune Magazine “Best Products of the Year: Electronics” (thanks Kevin) Wired “Gifts to Sate Your Technolust “ Wired “Wired Tools 2004” Engadget “Gadget Gift Guide Round Up 2004” (a huge list!) What… Read more »

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

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 »