Archives for: January 2010

You know "cheap, fast, or good"?

January 18th, 2010
How about one out of three? This is from an installation guide that I inherited: An upgrade installation is initiated by specifying an installation directory that is at the same directory level as the installation directory that was specified for… more »

SWEET BABY [insert a religious or scientific person of your choice]!!!

January 7th, 2010
HOW DID I NOT KNOW ABOUT THIS? [video:youtube:ONkh786EbSg] The bridge! The captain's beard! The arrow-logo uniforms! The wave motion gun breech slamming closed! The theme song! My inner 6-year-old is deliriously happy right now. It's a movi… more »

In which I learn something new, and horrible

January 6th, 2010
I used to believe that almost every creature in Australia was venomous. The few that aren't made out of poison have razor-sharp claws and/or fangs. Apparently, even the very, very small number of Australian creatures that don't poison you or tear yo… more »

Even more metal

January 6th, 2010
So Christopher Lee is recording a metal album (or at least a metal-like album) about Charlemagne. Obviously, that's pretty awesome. But you know what would be completely, utterly awesome? Capital-A Awesome? Or, mostly likely, even more awesome than… more »