Posts Categorized: General

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 »

I’m a Godfather!

No, not the Francis Ford Coppola type (though that would be cool!). Ryal and Theresa had their baby last Tuesday (Sept. 28th) – Layton Patrick Brier.

SpaceShipOne Almost to the X Prize!

On Wednesday, SpaceShipOne completed its first of two required flights to win the $10 million X Prize. The X Prize was set up to jump start the space tourism industry and provided a handsome sum to whoever can create a spacecraft that can: Privately finances, builds & launches a spaceship, able to carry 3 people… Read more »

Toilet Technology

For all of you guys out there (ladies you can tune this post out unless you use one of these) that have issues hitting the bowl at night. There’s now a brilliat new device to help you out… The Jonny Glow! This dazzlling pice of technology is apparently a ring of (obviously waterproof) glow tape… Read more »

The iPatch

Arrrrrrrr! If only I had seen this in time for my International Talk Like A Pirate Day festivities! Oh well, I guess there is always next year… Arrrrrr!

Another Random Bit of Web Weirdness

Dannybot is the sad storry of a boy singing about his robot going off to war. I had tears in my eyes after watching the heart wrenching video. It’s a story so sad even your robot will cry! You can even read the dannyblog. I am a robot without emotions, yet I am sad. 🙁… Read more »

Talk Like A Pirate Day

AAAAAAARRRRRRRrrrr… Avast, me hearties! Today be International Talk Like a Pirate Day! The real day actually be Sunday, but I be celebratin’ it today Arrr! It be Talk Like a Pirate Weekend for me! So all ya Scallywags swig ye a grog and shiver me timbers! Robert’s your uncle & Fanny’s your aunt! Arrrrrrrrrr! (If… Read more »

MPAA Propaganda in the Daily Iowan

I was flipping through the campus newspaper, The Daily Iowan this morning when I ran across a full page add from the Motion Picture Ass. of America. They’ve really been pumping their “education” lately with this ad and promos before movies. Personally, I like this parody poster by Trevor Haldenby a little better. Yesterday’s Boondocks… Read more »

The Picture of Everything

Today’s Cool Site of the Day was actually kind of cool. It’s The Picture of Everything by Howard Halis. It probably doesn’t really have everything… but it sure has a lot!

Confirmed: Apple and Grapefruit Mentos available in the US

I found Green Apple and Pink Grapefruit Mentos at a grocery store up the street (I’d been tipped off they were available). They had several displays, that said “available for a limited time only.” I’ll need to stock up. Maybe they’re just test marketing them. If that’s the case… EVERYONE GO BUY GRAPEFRUIT OR APPLE… Read more »