Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Your Daily... Feb. 28, 2007

Zubune! Zubune! Zubune!

Page France

Ripley's Feb. 28

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Why are there 28 days in February?

It's the Romans' fault. Our modern calendar is loosely based on their old, confusing one. Though records on the Roman calendar are sparse and sketchy, legend has it that Romulus, the first king of Rome, devised a 10-month lunar calendar that began at the spring equinox in March and ended with December. It is unclear whether there were any official months between December and March, but it's likely they were left off because the wintertime wasn't important for the harvest.The second king of Rome, Numa Pompilius, decided to make the calendar more accurate by syncing it up with the actual lunar year—which is about 354 days long. Numa tacked on two months—January and February—after December to account for the new days.

Why are there 28 days in February? - By Melonyce McAfee - Slate Magazine

FeedYourZune - Podcasts Delivered to your Zune

FeedYourZune is the perfect companion software for your new Zune Player from Microsoft! And it's 100% FREE to download and use!FeedYourZune is a full featured RSS reader and Podcast Media Player.

FeedYourZune - Podcasts Delivered to your Zune [powered by FireAnt]

Convert Videos for ipod or Zune

This guide will:

1. Help you download and install AutoMKV and its supporting programs.

2. Show you how to use AutoMKV to rapidly encode Mpeg2's to 320x240 WMV files ready to download ("synch") rapidly to your Zune Device. :: View topic - Quick Conversion of Mpeg2 to Zune-compatible WMV using AutoMKV

Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Your Daily... Feb. 27, 2007


Ripley's Feb. 27

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Some Early Don Martin Works

Don Martin...Science Fiction Artist!?!

datajunkie: Don Martin...Science Fiction Artist!?! (Re-post)

Super Mario Snow Art

Nic, Daniel, Garrett Ian, Daniel , Justin and Craig are engineering and computer science students at New Jersey Institute of Technology, so when they saw that mother nature was dropping some white stuff on the ground outside, they decided to construct a wonderfully nerdy shrine to their favorite Italian plumber. Apparently, they used a string grid to get it, right. We're not quite sure what that means, but the result sure is cool. Check out the photos below.

Super Mario Snow Art Article on


When asked for an air-date for Season 3, Publick said, “[Season 3] may not air until Spring of next year.”

Wizard Entertainment

Monday, February 26, 2007

Matchstick ukulele

Jack Hall from England, U.K. proved that a ukulele didn't need to be made with conventional tools or from the finest materials to play well, sound good and be beautiful to look at.This one-of-a- kind 1984 ukulele was made entirely from used wooden matchsticks...10,000 of them painstakingly glued together with 2 lbs of hide glue.


Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Your Daily... Feb. 21, 2007

New London Fire

Ripley's Feb. 21

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japanese spider man

YouTube - japanese spider man (toy commercial)


Hi kids! Welcome to the very first posting of the OFFICIAL FRIENDS OF DOOKIE-POO FAN CLUB BLARGH! Er…BLOG.


Kurt Cobain would have been 40 today

Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain would have been 40 today if he'd lived.

Guardian Unlimited: Arts blog - music: Smells like middle-aged spirit

Dell gives desktop Linux its "full attention"

Specifically, users wanted the top-three free Linuxes -- Ubuntu, Fedora, and openSUSE -- offered as selections for the Dell desktop. The Linux option was almost twice as popular as the next option. That next option was, by the way, to have OpenOffice pre-installed instead of Microsoft Works or a trial version of Microsoft Office.After that, the fourth most popular option was for Dell to offer a laptop with Linux pre-installed. The fifth on the list was, if Dell couldn't offer Linux pre-installed, was to start offering systems without any operating system.

Dell gives desktop Linux its "full attention"

Indiana Jones gets son

Indiana Jones gets son

Rumour is rife that Indiana Jones is to get an adult son in the next instalment of Indy’s adventures. Rumour has it that Indy’s son will be played by Shia La Beouf (Transformers)The rumour comes from website Ain’t it Cool News, and has based the rumour on a reliable anonymous source.The latest script for Indy 4 was drafted by David Koepp and is being kept under wraps, with Stephen Spielberg aiming to shoot later this year for a release in 2008.

Indiana Jones gets son on In Entertainment

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Your Daily... Feb. 20, 2007

The Procession

Ripley's Feb. 20

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Len's Bigfoot Resource Page

Len's Bigfoot Resource Page

The Art of Jim Flora


blog devoted to the art of Jim Flora (1914-1998)


Century's Dolphin waterproof MP3 player

Wrap an MP3 player in a silicon tube held secure with cable-ties and what do you get? Well, if you're Japan's Century then you've got yourselves a waterproof MP3 player dubbed the Dolphin.

Century's Dolphin waterproof MP3 player - Engadget

Friday, February 16, 2007

Your Daily... Feb. 16, 2007

The Veils

The Veils

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Ripley's Feb. 16

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Joe Paradise

YouTube - Joe Paradise "Bait" Ep. 7

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Fisher-Price Movie Viewer Identification List

a list of all known Fisher-Price Movie Viewers and Cartridges in order by the Fisher-Price model number. Below you will find links to bite-size pages that list all known Fisher-Price Movie Viewers and all known movie cartridges in order by the movie title.

This Old Toy's Fisher-Price Movie Viewer Identification List

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in-car phonograph player

in 1956, Chrysler Corporation stepped up to offer car buyers a new listening option – an in-car phonograph.The players, made by Columbia, were mounted on the bottom edge of the dash, directly above the transmission hump, and were wired directly into the car radio. Pressing a button on the front cover of the player opened it, allowing the turntable to be slid outward. Flipping a switch on the left side of the player bypassed the radio tuner, and the radio’s amplifier then could boost the signal from the player while volume, tone and balance could be controlled by the regular radio knobs.

It seemed like a good idea at the time

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Send a Personalized Midnight Fantasy greeting in the voice of Britney Spears!

Midnight Fantasy: Send a Personalized Midnight Fantasy greeting in the voice of Britney Spears!

Just like it says you can create your own personalized message from Britney. And it sounds like she took the chewing gum out of her mouth to do it too. Bonus!

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Thursday, February 15, 2007

Your Daily... Feb. 15, 2007


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Ripley's Feb. 15, 2007

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Fuggy Fuggy Cartoons

Fuggy Fuggy - Ninja

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CN’s Plans Revealed

Cartoon Network held its annual Upfront yesterday in New York revealing its programming plans for 2007/08. On the slate were five new series, 662 new eps and 24 prime-time specials.For a more business look at all this, check out this article.For a list of the shows that are staying and those that got canceled, visit this site.

Frederator Studios Blog

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San Francisco Pillow Fight 2007

San Francisco Pillow Fight 2007
at Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco where over a 1000 people showed up to pummel each other with overstuffed pillows.

Laughing Squid » Photos & Video of San Francisco Pillow Fight 2007

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Kevin Smith directing Reaper pilot for CW

You know how it is when you're visiting your parents and one of them suddenly tells you that on the day of your birth they sold your soul to Satan? I tell you, that's something you never forget, and it's also the premise of a new series for the CW called Reaper. The pilot will be directed by indie filmmaker Kevin Smith and will begin shooting in Vancouver next month.

TV Squad

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Wednesday, February 14, 2007

The special valentines google picture mistake

Happy Valentine's Day
Has anyone else noticed that the valentines logo on the google search engine today actually says "Googe"?

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Your Daily... Feb. 14, 2007

Bright Eyes

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Ripley's Feb. 14

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Which Way Adventure

A Triangle Morning: Games: Which Way Adventure

A Choose your own adventure flash game!

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The Art of Amanda Haley

Amanda Haleys images | Picturebook

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Free Geek - Learn computers and get one.

Free Geek does most of this work with volunteers (at any given time, about 200 are active). The volunteers disassemble the donated equipment and test the components, which are either recycled as electronic scrap or recycled into refurbished systems. These refurbished computers are then loaded with Open Source Software, such as GNU/Linux, Open Office, and other Free Software.


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Eric Powell stands poised to tackle an icon, and the timing couldn’t be better.The man best known for his creator-owned book The Goon has been pegged to pencil a three-issue Action Comics arc beginning in issue #854 that will focus on the Bizarro World discovered in Action Comics Annual #10.“He’s going to be perfect for this arc, and I’m really looking forward to it,” exclaims Action Comics writer and Powell collaborator Geoff Johns. “He can bring a point of view to Bizarro World that I don’t think a lot of guys could.”“I get to draw a bunch of whacked-out stuff in Bizarro World,” says Powell. “If I was ever meant to draw a Superman story, this is it.”

Wizard Entertainment

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Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Your Daily... Feb. 13, 2007

Apollo Sunshine

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Ripley's Feb. 13

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A Madman Movie

after a few years of hiatus, Madman is back with a new series in April called Madman Atomic Comics, and Robert Rodriguez (Sin City, El Mariachi) will be producing a major motion picture adaptation of that first story! To get everyone up to speed on the character, Image Comics is releasing the Madman Gargantua, a 852-page, full color hardcover collection of almost every story the character's ever appeared in.

Anarchy Music

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The Art of Brian Smith

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Silver Soccer Ball Cooler

The compact, temperature-controlled device will keep cold drinks cold and hot drinks hot, and holds up to five 350ml canned drinks under each of its upward-facing pentagons.

TOKYOMANGO: Silver Soccer Ball Cooler

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Latest food-fad -- 'space potatoes'

SHANGHAI, China (AP) -- Having boldly gone where no spud has before, Chinese space potatoes are now the latest culinary fad to hit the country's ultra-trendy commercial hub of Shanghai.Slightly sweet and purple in color, the potatoes, named Purple Orchid Three, are bred from seeds that mutated while being carried aboard a Chinese spacecraft, the Shanghai Daily newspaper reported Monday.Grower Haikou Purple Orchid Co. Ltd. is promoting them as a unique food option, and restaurants in the city are offering them for Valentine's Day dinners, served crispy fried, or in salads, desserts and even iced drinks, the newspaper said.China's space program claims to have produced numerous mutated fruits and vegetables by exposing seeds to space radiation, capsule pressure and weightlessness.

Latest food-fad -- 'space potatoes' -

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Monday, February 12, 2007

Your Daily... Feb. 12, 2007

Scarring Party

Ripley's Feb. 12

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Superman & Bugs Bunny

From the year 2000 came this whacky little series in which DC Comics' superhero top dogs teamed up with none-other than the Looney Tunes! The idea is as nutty as it gets but whether it really works is down to personal opinion. My opinion is that Superman & Bugs Bunny is an easy, quick, fun, silly, escapist nonsense of a read which could have been better, could have been worse.

Superman & Bugs Bunny ! - X-Y-Z-Cosmonaut's CosmoBlog - by xyzcosmonaut

In-depth illustration tutorials and video demos

In-depth illustration tutorials and video demos : In-depth illustration tutorials and video demos

how not to treat a professional web designer.

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An animation of how not to treat a professional web designer.



OscarTorrents is the Oscars as it should be -- everyone can download the year's nominations using the popular BitTorrent service, watch the movies, then use our rating system to choose their favourites. Why restrict the voting to a few bought-off jurors when the whole world can have their say?

Friday, February 09, 2007

Your Daily... Feb. 9, 2007

The Malarkies

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Ripley's Feb. 9

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The Smile Project

The Smile Project
In the fall of 2003, Bren Bataclan began his outdoor art installation, "Smile Boston Project." To start the project, the artist left his cartoon inspired paintings for people to take for "free" all over Boston (parks, trains, schools, hospitals, etc.). Attached to each painting is a note saying, "This painting is yours if you promise to smile at random people more often." Bren has since left paintings all over the globe and the Smile Project has evolved into a phenomenon that has long since eclipsed its humble beginnings. The Smile Project: Books: Bren Bataclan

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