Archive for November, 2012

Third-Party Lightning Cables

Griffin wins for being the first real third-party lightning cables. It won’t be too much longer before we’ll see cheaper cables coming about and more variety.

Introducing: LCS – Least Crappy Solution

I’d like to propose a new term for everyone in engineering and computer science professions to adopt: LCS — abbreviation for Least Crappy Solution A solution or answer that was selected not because it met all requirements but because it was the option that was the least offensive or subject to the least amount of […]

How Not To Kill A Spider

If you ever had the idea of using brass knuckles to kill a spider, watch this video and learn a lesson.

Hot Dog With Toothpaste

I’m pretty sure this is the most disgusting thing I’ve ever seen on the internet, and we all know I’ve seen pretty much every sick meme to ever cross the internet.

Letterboxed iPhone 5 Apps Update

Earlier this month I complained about how annoying letterboxed iPhone apps are on the iPhone 5 since it shifts the keyboard. The one I used as an example was Google Voice, which has now updated. I thought it was worth mentioning since I did call them out explicitly on it as a shining example of […]

Canal

Yet another shot of a canal, never get tired of em’. Pretty sure this is Haarlem, but don’t recall 100% for sure.

Amsterdam Street

While walking down the street in Amsterdam on Saturday.

Haarlem Pano

I was playing around with my phone and was curious how well the panorama feature worked at night, which is typically pretty hard to stitch. Answer is: works pretty good.

NTP Server Reverts to 2000

From the ISC Diary: A few people have written in within the past 18 hours about their NTP server/clients getting set to the year 2000. The cause of this behavior is that an NTP server at the US Naval Observatory (pretty much the authoritative time source in the US) was rebooted and somehow reverted to […]

Salvador Dalí Explains His Famous Mustache

Even if you were never curious about Salvador Dalí’s mustache, it’s still interesting to know about it from the man himself. I had no idea this video existed until today. The Name’s The Same is apparently a game show that aired between 1951 – 1955 on ABC. Via: Open Culture