Want a wicked fast PC? Then look no further. And take care that "Clippy," the MS Office paperclip, doesn't kick your butt. Edit: Amazon has fixed the listing - no more humor. So sad.
One can't-fail sign of spring in D.C.: weekly street cleaning begins, which means that those of us with on-street parking get back into the weekly groove of moving our cars around. At least there are a handful of new parking spaces outside our apartment.
It's the ultimate problem for those working in IT: you're in a windowless room, sitting at a desk for hours on end, eating and drinking substances that fall well outside of "healthy" (and those that are good for you are consumed in amounts that reduce any nutritional benefit). Combine that…
This one goes out to slaws, who is a big fan of "The OC." Welcome to "The 'Bu."
Given the national media hoopla over the Schiavo case (my $0.02: the Feds shouldn't be involved, and shame on Congress for belittling the republic with their political, anti-woman, anti-logic approach), it's time for a new label for the neo-cons. Fortunately, Jerome at MyDD has come up with a doozy: theocons.
"It's carnival food," muses Sprite. "And my favorite food that my mom makes: fried dough pizza." Indeed, fried dough is a very popular thing, and many cultures around the globe have a fried dough specialty. you can read about them here. Link courtesy of MeFi.
Seeing that flying toasters had already been invented, a Norwegian man has built one of the first successful flying lawnmowers. Stay tuned for flying chainsaws, composters, and garden weasels.
July 20. New York City. Shubert Theatre. Spamalot. I can't wait.
Ten years of living in Connecticut did it to me: I'm a pizza snob. Give me a pie from Frank Pepe's on Wooster Street in New Haven. A nice Italian Bomb from Modern Apizza will do just fine, thanks. Good pizza is mostly lost on this city. There are a…
A few suggestions for weekend listening: Vuelta by Richard Shindell is top-notch listening. It is one of the top discs of last year, and is a must-listen for people who admire top-notch songcraft. Alison Krauss's latest, Lonely Runs Both Ways, is a powerful album of country, bluegrass and folk styles…