That Which Does Not Kill Me Makes Me Stranger A good article from the New York Times (usual annoying login required) about Slovenian Jure Robic, who rides (and wins) the roughly 3000 mile Race Across America bicycle race (RAAM) with support from his friends from the Slovenian army. RAAM is the ultimate ultra endurance race [...]
Eric: Nooooo!!! I hate this software! It sucks so hard! It has different keybindings for cut and paste! And if you click things in the wrong order it makes it so you can’t edit the slide and you just have to delete it! Laura: That sounds…kind of non-optimal. Eric: No shit!
Dr Myers (of pharyngula) went to see Underworld: Evolution and reviewed it over on his blog. It is brill. I saw the movie Underworld: Evolution last night. Stop looking at me like that—it was research. It has the word ‘evolution’ in the title, doesn’t it?
I’m not sure what’s cooler, that there’s a searchable database of indexed Calvin and Hobbes comics, or that is hosted at transmogrifier.org.
Chiquita is rolling out a line of banana products to convenience stores. The new bananas will be single-serve, and packaged for freshness. “Wait,” you may be thinking. “Bananas ALREADY ARE single serve and packaged for freshness.” Ah, but you see, if you sell an individually packaged banana, you can charge a buck for it. Sell [...]