March 31, 2006
March 26, 2006
March 25, 2006
Free lens hoods
PDF documents that can be printed and cut out to make lens hoods for a variety of 35mm and digital SLR camera lenses.
March 24, 2006
March 23, 2006
Robert Parker gave 90 to 91 points to a wine made by porn star Savanna Samson
And it'll be available in Daniel according to this blog. Mr. Boulud sure is experimental with the wine he serves at his flagship restaurant. First I hear he sells boxed wine, now this.
Bruni gives Morimoto one star
"Even more troubling than the unevenness was the way high concept repeatedly supplanted sound judgment, resulting in dishes more amusing to behold than to ingest."
March 21, 2006
March 20, 2006
Treasury Department's page on the current U.S. public debt down to the penny
Latest figure available: $8,270,880,983,362.78 (as of last Friday).
March 19, 2006
Unflattering cover of potential U.S. presidential candidate Mark Warner on The New York Times Magazine prompts a New York Times correction
NPR has posted the cover with the photograph plus a streaming audio interview with Times photo editor Kathy Ryan, who blamed it on "older film".
March 18, 2006
Online typing test
How fast do you type? I type 68 WPM.
March 17, 2006
March 15, 2006
The Guinness Surger is a system that uses ultrasonic waves to recreate the pub-poured Guinness creamy head at home
UK-only at the moment. I would love to try this.
March 14, 2006
Saw this on the Colbert Report last night... a minor league team has teamed up with Krispy Kreme to introduce a bacon cheeseburger using Krispy Kreme glazed donuts instead of hamburger buns
Mmmmmm.... donut burger. I'm salivating just thinking about it.
March 12, 2006
Forbes world's richest people list
I'm surprised to see so many Hong Kongers in the top 100, with no appearances from Japan or China.