Friday, April 04, 2008

Activity Corner

  • Looking for a new taste sensation? Peruse this list of exciting food combinations.

  • There are organizations to advance all sorts of causes. Of course, being the internet, many are both sincere and questionable. Such as Porn for the Blind. No, I'm not going to link to it; you can find it yourself if you think you need to (dot org).

  • How would you like your very own, life-size, alien warrior from the Alien movie series? Limited availability at Monster Galaxy.

  • The video game Space Invaders just turned 30. Relive the glory days that started the coin-op phase at Space Invaders 30th Anniversary.

  • Do you have a hatchback car with little or no cargo space? Then give it a backpack with Auto Rucksack.

  • It's large, it's heavy, but it's a step in the right direction. The perfect gift for the econerd! It's the solar-powered generator, the PowerCube.

  • It's only a concept, but it's still a cool idea. The one-handed keyboard.

  • Do you have Comcast cable? Are you using it with your new HD television? Then you might be interested to know how they've degraded HD quality to squeeze in more channels on the same cable network.

  • Poop like a queen.

  • Make your car look like a toy with a working wind-up key.

  • A marathon is 42 kilometers, or 26.2 miles. Which may seem far, until you make it part of an Ironman triathlon (2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride, 26-mile marathon). And then there's the ULTRAmarathon, the most ultra of which is the 135-mile Death Valley run known as Badwater.

  • Animated history of Stonehenge.

  • A gallery of "hand"-painted art called Animani.

  • Scott and Shackleton's abandoned antarctic huts.

  • A "pangram" is a sentence that includes all the letters of the alphabet. One guy has taken it upon himself to write one a day, posting them on his pangram blog.

  • Why drink just vitamin water, when you can go all the way with meat water?

  • The neverending bookshelf.

  • The 101 Coolest Easter Eggs Hidden in Your Software, DVDs and Video Games.

1 comment:

Lynn Sinclair said...

The Animani hand art is very cool.