These are my daily “Good to Know” links for 03/28/08 … please enjoy:
Legs manual wins odd title prize | BBC NEWS
A self-help guide called If You Want Closure In Your Relationship, Start With Your Legs has been voted the oddest book title of the year. Joel Rickett, deputy editor of The Bookseller, said of the winner: “So effective is the title that you don’t even ne
The Accurate Watch Reminds You Of Unavoidable Death | OhGizmo!
The only things that appear on the face of this watch are a simple second hand along with hour and minute hands that read ?remember you will die.? Seriously, how morbid is that? I don?t think anyone is really going to forget the fact that they will
John McCain’s First Presidential Ad | YouTube
With such a head start (and such a good ad), I have a feeling Democrats will have a very hard uphill battle this year.
Alien Sociology | Space.com
According to Hollywood, Earth is surely one of the galaxy’s “top places to visit before you die.” Cinema aliens come here often enough that the State Department should probably set up passport control. Of course, that’s fiction. But in the last hundred y
Medical transcriptionist melts keyboard with fingertips | Boing Boing
“We have a medical transcriptionist on staff who has been using the same keyboard for the last 8.5 years. My co-worker replaced it yesterday, and when he first showed it to me I thought someone had taken a blowtorch to it! The most frequently used keys ha
Prepare for the Worst, Because Solar Storms Are About to Get Ugly | Wired
Every 11 years or so, the sun gets a little pissy. It breaks out in a rash of planet-sized sunspots that spew superhot gas, hurling clouds of electrons, protons, and heavier ions toward Earth at nearly the speed of light. These solar windstorms have been
Make Ur Lolcat Famous Contest | I Can Has Cheezburger?
From the site: “Jones Soda wanted to put a lolcat on their clever soda bottles across the country. So we asked if we can run a contest to find that special lol. (It?s like American Idol, but we don?t has to listen to ur singing voice.)”
Made You Look | Adobe Photoshop Express
Adobe’s new Photoshop Express… 2 GB of storage space, a gallery, and an online version of Photoshop. Oh, and it’s free. Could you ask for more?
MacBook Air gets seized in 2 minutes flat | Engadget
At PWN 2 OWN, famed iPhone hacker Charlie Miller showed the MacBook Air who its daddy really was. Miller visited a site which contained his exploit code which then allowed him to seize control of the computer.
What worms, virus and spam attacks look like in 3D | Vallywag
On April 7, the Varnish Fine Art gallery and bar in San Francisco will host an exhibit called Infected Art. The works represent what worms, virus and spam attacks such as Storm, MyDoom and Netsky look like when put through a “computational art” algorithm.
Come back for more links tomorrow!!