Archive for 'Odd Stuff'

Software Easter Egg Hunt

Software Easter Egg Hunt

Did you know that software developers hide Easter eggs in many popular programs you use today? It’s true; developers create hidden Easter eggs in software that can be easily executed with a short cut or command to reveal them. I guess software developers get bored and this is their way of having a little fun […]

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Yoo-hoo to Buy Yahoo?

Yoo-hoo to Buy Yahoo?

It looks like the favorite soft drink company has interest in Yahoo. It seems like a coincidence being that both the brands sound closely similar and are close in spelling, but why would Yoo-hoo want to get into the search space? This makes no sense or at least it seems odd, but in this day […]

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Why You Should Never Vent About Work on Your Blog

Why You Should Never Vent About Work on Your Blog

I don’t want to come off hypocritical as I have used my own blog to vent against a community, but fortunately for me it was a fan website and not my job. Back in 1999, I started blogging so I guess you can say I invented the blog just like Al Gore invented the internet. […]

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Bizarre and Entertaining Stumbles on StumbleUpon

Bizarre and Entertaining Stumbles on StumbleUpon

If you are not a StumbleUpon user, you should consider signing up. You never know what web site you may stumble upon to see some of the most amazing things that you can find on the internet. Here are some cool stumbles I came across the last few days Logo Design Gone Wrong: 10 Offbeat […]

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Best of Tech Support Humor 2009

Best of Tech Support Humor 2009

I searched the internet to find some of the funniest tech support calls posted this year and found these gems. I hope you will find them as funny as I did. IT Support: Men vs Women Credit: http://www.thetechlunch.com/?p=4066 ================================================== Tech support: Click on the ‘my computer’ icon on to the left of the screen. Customer: […]

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New York Wise Guy Knocks Off Jockey

New York Wise Guy Knocks Off Jockey

This story is not tech related, but I hope you will find this amusing; at least I did by coincidence. Last Saturday me and my wife went to Arlington Race Track for the first time to bet on the races. It was a gorgeous afternoon for race day. We arrived late just 19 minutes before […]

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Internet Addiction Center Are You Kidding?

Internet Addiction Center Are You Kidding?

The internet has its own intervention for those who are addicted to the internet – that makes up a lot of people. This addiction is larger than any, including substance abuse, but will anyone every go to such a place? I think it’s a crazy idea and money we don’t need to spend. Fall city, […]

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My Dog Ate My Homework, But My Cat Downloaded Porn

My Dog Ate My Homework, But My Cat Downloaded Porn

It’s not too often that I rant, but this post is just what the doctor ordered. I will try to keep this at a PG-13 rating, but I can’t make any promises as I am upset at what I read in the news yesterday. When I was a kid I despised doing homework and like […]

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Sex Lures in Twitter Followers

Sex Lures in Twitter Followers

I am not a prude, but I have noticed there are a lot of sexy profiles on Twitter. We all know Sex sells and it drives more interest than anything else on the internet. I have noticed that many of these sexy profiles are store fronts to drive traffic to their personal web pages where […]

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Tech Humor On Yahoo Answers

Tech Humor On Yahoo Answers

I am an active member on Yahoo answers in the Computers & Internet category. I have answered more than a 1000 questions and I am currently at level 4. What I find most entertaining is the questions some people ask. It’s scary to know that people like this roam the earth. Here’s one that I […]

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Comcast Gone Wild!

Comcast Gone Wild!

According to Comcast it was a mistake in their test of the Emergency Alert System. During an early morning broadcast of Good Friday Mass at the Vatican, something went wrong and a 30-second ad of “Girls Gone Wild” appeared. It seems to be more than a glitch, but maybe someone hacked into the system and […]

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Woman sues over alleged MySpace threat

MySpace makes it in the news once again, but not because of wrong doing, but what a collection agency did. A woman who claims a collection agency seeking the repossession of her father’s Mercedes posted a threatening message on her MySpace page sued the agency and JP Morgan Chase today. In late March, a message […]

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