Lamar Hunt died at age 74. This man was a true great in the history of American Football. He was one of the founders of the American Football League, the founder of the Kansas City Chiefs (formerly the Dallas Texans), … Continue reading
I found this quiz which determines the type of American accent you have. Here are my results: What American accent do you have? Your Result: The Midland You have a Midland accent is just another way of saying you “don’t … Continue reading
The Big Four record labels, still trying to hang on for dear life, have lost faith in DRM, and rightly so. For the unknowing, DRM, or Digital Rights Management, is the “protection” built into media files that cause them to … Continue reading
Anyone wanting to know more about Elvis Presley singing “Nunc hic aut nunquam” only has to put the words into Google’s little-known Latin search engine to not only get a translation but also to find a little more about the … Continue reading
I thought this was fun. This Flash presentation shows the various empires that have ruled the middle east over the course of the last 5,000 years in 90 seconds.
Dorothy Ann Richards 45th Governor of Texas1933 – 2006
Here is a cool story about Mount Athos. … Mount Athos is an Eastern Orthodox “monastic republic” and a surviving fragment of the Byzantine Empire — a fully functioning mini-state with roads, settlements and a capital city, all operating under … Continue reading
In the Internet community there is a serious concern about China breaking away from the Internet and forming it’s own separate Internet. Some of the reasons that quickly come to mind are the censorship issues that has dominated the news, … Continue reading
I’ve had two weeks of listening to Thom Yorke?s new CD The Eraser. I love the sound as I have always been a fan of heavily textured music. It feels in may ways like Amnesiac. The Eraser definitely isn?t a … Continue reading
Last night Stephen Colbert got Congressman Robert Wexler to say, “I like cocaine because it’s fun.” It was hilarious and props to Wexler for playing along. Good stuff.