April 2008

Turtle Cosmology: infinite regression

Turtle Cosmology: infinite regression

Many of you have probably heard this story, but I am going to blog about it for the heck of it because I love this story so much. The most famous version of this story is pretty much the way … More »

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    Blast from the past: Egad! It's the Coleco Telstar

    Blast from the past: Egad! It’s the Coleco Telstar

    Here’s another video featuring a television commercial for the Coleco Telstar Arcade, my first video game console. Sigh, wish my Coleco Telstar Arcade‘s still in pristine condition. But that’s all it is, a wish, since the cartridges that contain the … More »

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      Revolver's Hottest Chicks In Metal III Out-takes!

      Revolver’s Hottest Chicks In Metal III Out-takes!

      If you saw the latest issue of Revolver Magazine then you saw their annual Hottest Chicks In Metal III feature. Well now they are letting you see the pictures that didn’t make the cut at Revolver.com. The pictures in the … More »

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        Matthew Fox and Josh Holloway Make Sexiest Men on Television List!

        Matthew Fox and Josh Holloway Make Sexiest Men on Television List!

        Both Matthew Fox and Josh Holloway made Stylist.com‘s list of the Sexiest Men on Television. Josh came in at #2. “If we ended up stranded on a secret Pacific island with Lost’s heart-of-gold conman, we don’t think we’d be working … More »

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          Are Elephants Afraid of Mice - Results

          Are Elephants Afraid of Mice – Results

          Mini Myth Are elephants really afraid of mice? Both Adam and Jaimie actually think that this myth is absolutely true and that elephants are really afraid of mice. To prove their hypothesis the go to an African Animal sanctuary. While … More »

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            Captain Jack in the Palm of Your Hand

            Captain Jack in the Palm of Your Hand

            Imagine having Captain Jack Harkness in the palm of your hand. Hey, get your mind out of the gutter. All I’m saying here is that Torchwood is now available in the US for download through iTunes! This is the first … More »

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              Stumped: Armored boss gives Riddick a tough time

              Stumped: Armored boss gives Riddick a tough time

              Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay is just one of the many games in my backlog list. I recently resumed my adventure in the PC shooter recently and got snagged with a particularly tricky boss fight. I love every … More »

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                CBS Makes $23M from Streaming March Madness

                CBS Makes $23M from Streaming March Madness

                Once again, CBS CEO Les Moonves reaps the benefits of his courage inside online video. Streaming all the NCAA March Madness games earned CBS $23 million in revenue. They guessed (correctly) that this particular content was very well-suited to the … More »

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                  Gin, Television, and Social Surplus

                  Gin, Television, and Social Surplus

                  Last year, Chris Anderson identified the Long Tail of human potential — our collective free time activities now being connected by the Internet and automatically coordinated into wonderfully useful collaborative projects. Now Clay Shirky explains the rise of that potential … More »

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                    Computer Keyboard Guitar, Form Your Own Keyboard Rock Band

                    Computer Keyboard Guitar, Form Your Own Keyboard Rock Band

                    Using computer keybaords as guitars, some Georgia Tech guys formed a Keyboard Band and made auto chord, pitch bend and string strumming like a piece of cake. If this can be used in Guitar Hero III or Rock Band, then … More »

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                      Ibuki & R. Mika Become Top Models, Megahouse Models Inc

                      Ibuki & R. Mika Become Top Models, Megahouse Models Inc

                      Ibuki and R. Mika (Rainbow Mika) may not be as famous as Chun-Li in Street Fighter legend but they got their days recently as MegaHouse Top Street Fighter Excellent Model Capcomaniax models. Fully assembled, painted and ready for display, placing … More »

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                        Gulliver Traveled to Mars?

                        Gulliver Traveled to Mars?

                        Gulliver must’ve traveled to Mars. How else do you explain the fact that Jonathon Swift, writer of Gulliver’s Travels, predicted the two moons of Mars and their approximate positions over a hundred years before their discovery? Explain that. I think … More »

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                          Vista Black Screen on Toshiba Laptops

                          Vista Black Screen on Toshiba Laptops

                          The picture there looks a lot like my wife’s laptop when it decides to lose her screen display completely. She will be working on her computer, which is running Windows Vista, and randomly the screen image will be lost for … More »

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                            Divine Heresy Fire Tommy Vext (Cummings), Seek New Vocalist

                            Divine Heresy Fire Tommy Vext (Cummings), Seek New Vocalist

                            Exclusive news from Headbangers Blog. Lead singer Tommy Cummings (Aka: Tommy Vext) has been fired by Divine Heresy after an onstage fit of rage when he wanted to cut the set short and the rest of the band kept playing … More »

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                              The Andromeda Strain Infects A&E

                              The Andromeda Strain Infects A&E

                                It’s a bad day to be human. . . But it’s a great day to be a classic scifi fan.  This Memorial Day (May 26), A&E will unleash The Andromeda Strain.  This two-day, four hour miniseries comes to you … More »

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                                Aliens in America: 1.15 'The Muslim Card' Recap

                                Aliens in America: 1.15 ‘The Muslim Card’ Recap

                                Original Air Date: April 27, 2008 JUSTIN becomes Mr. Know It All after dinner one night when his fortune cookie tells him he’s “the excellent judge of character.” RAJA, however, definitely doesn’t know much about character, at least when it … More »

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