Month: September 2007

good idea

ice cream dispensing leather chair. oh wait a minute, that might be a bad idea in the long run.

best pc mods

pcworld shares 10 great PC mods. They’re all impressive, but I included only 8 of the 10 in the blog post image above. I left out the Spider-Man and orange-colored PCs. I don’t think they come close to the other 8. My personal favorites are the Beaver and the crazy typewriter. Thanks to Mark R …

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Kramer and his Polaroid camera

Remember the Seinfeld episode where Elaine’s friend, a physical therapist, whom Jerry must “kiss hello,” had an old style hairdo? Jerry and Elaine pulled Kramer into the room to comment on it. Kramer compliments her hair-do and continues to take her picture with his Polaroid camera. He has problems with pushing the button and it …

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faceoff friday: #7

Today’s Faceoff Friday is a little more abstract. I like to push the boundaries of Faceoff Friday. Use your imagination. Who will win? black piece or silver piece? I’m siding with silver piece. The giant hole at the top is his mouth and he will just munch up black piece. The little spikes on the …

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funny chinese sign

So, I was watching my favorite television show, Globe Trekker. Megan McCormick was in China and pointed out this sign in a major metropolitan city. (Sorry, I don’t remember the city). It was a giant sign. I’d say it was about 40 feet wide. I just had to take a snap shot of the television. …

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shopping cart bike

nifty. I’d love to hear the sound of a bicycle shopping cart coming down the road. They can be pretty noisy in the store. Imagine going down a gravel path at about 15 miles per hour. Woooooooo Hoooooooo! I have two concerns about this bike. What’s it like making turns in this thing and how …

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space invaders sweater

I know it’s the beginning of September and it’s still 90 degrees outside (in Chicago at least), so it doesn’t make much sense to have a blog post about a sweater. But I’m doing it anyways cuz this is my Chicago-style hot dog blog. Take a gander at the Space Invaders sweater. What makes this …

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rainfall in UK poster

I know that this poster represents the annual rainfall in the UK. However, I have no idea how to actually read the poster. It just looks neat.