we still remember mitch hedberg

A severed foot is the ultimate stocking stuffer.

Sep 6th 2012

Add shortcodes to widgets in WordPress

Found this great post that explained how to add shortcodes (from plugins, etc) to your widgets in WordPress. You just need to add this snippet to your theme’s functions.php: /* Execute Shortcodes In Text Widgets */ add_filter(‘widget_text’, ‘do_shortcode’); And voila!

Oct 5th 2011

Steve Jobs, 1955-2011

Sep 4th 2009

Massive Catch-Up Post – The Top 80 Stories We Didn’t Blog This Summer

1. May 22, 2009. Olbermann’s hypocrisy on the Gitmo recidivism rate exposed by John Gibson: 2. May 22, 2009. Privatizing education would provide real stimulus. 3. May 22, 2009. Obama’s defense of his national security policies is rife with hypocrisy: [O]n one hand, the president claims that the Bush administration and the post-9/11 Congress went […]

Mar 31st 2009

@KeithOlbermann’s Epic Fail

The incompetence that led to Keith Olbermann naming Twitter the “Worst Person in the World” is staggering. He smeared the popular service, Fox News, and a fellow liberal Democrat enemy of Fox News, all because he got an email he didn’t understand, about a technology he didn’t understand, and neither he nor his staff did […]

Aug 27th 2008

Mozilla Ubiquity

If you are a web geek you will love this demo of Mozilla Ubiquity. Ubiquity for Firefox from Aza Raskin on Vimeo.  

Aug 6th 2008

Never use Google Checkout

It looks like Google will get trigger happy and just shut down your entire account (Gmail, Picasa, Google Docs, etc) if there is an unauthorized charge. Yup, no email, no photos, etc, if someone uses your Google Checkout fraudulently. I have a Google Checkout account. I am deleting my info with Google posthaste. Yikes.

Jul 17th 2008

Kids! Help the Earth by Shirking Your Chores

from consumer reports: Don’t wash dishes by hand. An efficient dishwasher can use less water than washing dishes by hand, no matter how frugal you are at the faucet. If you don’ t like leaving dirty dishes around between washing, run the dishwasher’ s rinse-and-hold cycle, which uses only about two gallons of water compared […]

Jul 7th 2008

CD, DVD, Blu-ray, Pioneer’s 400gb disc

Wow. Pioneer has developed an optical disc that can hold up to 400GB of data easily surpassing previously announced prototypes. That’s 16x more data than a Blu-ray disc.

Jul 1st 2008

An all-encompassingly Blog Celebration

Happy Unofficial International WordPress Day.

Jun 30th 2008

Danger of Auto-replace: Tyson Gay Homosexual

American Family Association’s news service OneNewsNow auto-replaces gay with homosexual in articles they pull from the AP. Hilarity ensues.