Archive for ◊ May, 2008 ◊

30 May 2008 Unmotivational Posters
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Check out despair.com for your own demotivational posters to hang upon the walls at your work and home.

29 May 2008 iGoogle
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Tired of the same old search page? Want something tailor just for you? Go to iGoogle and find the ways the you can customize your own google search page. On my search page, I have Kings news, Dodgers news, my horoscope, and scopes.com. Good stuff.

28 May 2008 W Quotes
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Not too many days left in the GW Bush presidency but the quotes from his presidency will live on forever at chimpomatic. Use chimpomatic to put quotes on your igoogle page, myspace page, or iphone.

27 May 2008 Railfan Site
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One of the biggest railfan sites on the internet is train orders. Train geeks and other semi-normal people gather here to discuss the latest in trains and the history of trains. Look for me there under the pseudonym of robm.

23 May 2008 Looking for a Job?
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Looking for a job? Go to juju to get a consolidated listing of jobs from numerous sources. Find out what juju means at wikipedia.

22 May 2008 Puzzler
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The Car Talk puzzler is online with the question and the answer. So, when you need something to tickle your brain, jump over to the tap it brothers site. The site requires speakers to listen to the answers.

21 May 2008 Phallus Museum
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If you ever go to Iceland, you must check out the Phallus Museum. A collection that start with a simple bull penis has grown to over 200 examples from over 90 species. Strangely, one of the missing ones is human. The museum has 4 potential human phallus donors lined up and is waiting for one of them to die. I think the short days made someone go crazy.

20 May 2008 Joel on Software
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Learn real software development and the latest about Windows software from Joel on Software. Poke around and find his best articles. Look at the table of contents for his book and use the chapter titles to search the site for the articles. My favorite article is: The Joel Test: 12 Steps to Better Code. The 12 steps are essential.

19 May 2008 Best of Craig's List
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Craig’s list keeps a best of list. My favorite is the one about the wooden legged upstairs neighbor. Or maybe the letter to the cat. Which one is yours?

16 May 2008 Leo Laporte
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On Saturdays and Sundays in LA, and on XM Radio, there is a guy named Leo Laporte on the air. His website is for Tech Guy Labs. The show is podcasted after airing on the weekends and the answers to the callers is summarized on the website. This is one of the few tech shows that isn’t insulting or too geeky and it covers all electronics, such as TVs and cell phones.