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June 2008 – Flogging English

Spending the week at Summerfest

I am just about up with my week at Summerfest and getting ready to come on on this Tuesday and I have to say this is the coolest music festival I have ever had the pleasure of attending. So far over 200 bands have played on the various stages in the festival park, and a … Read more

Resident apps suck the life out of Vista

For the last 3 or 4 weeks, since my PC died, I have been running Vista Home Premium strictly and I still have to say – even with SP 1, there are a lot of reasons why a normal user would get bent, and even more reasons why someone like me could get fed up … Read more

Did you know bats make no sound when they fly?

I finally got off my butt and went to see Indiana Jones the other night, and as luck would have it, we were lucky enough to get stuck in the crappiest theater in the complex. Anyway, the movie was pretty good. We got home about 10pm, and I came upstairs to check email and the … Read more

Can Am Spyder – The coolest damned scooter on the market

I first saw one of these about a month ago or so when we were hangin with some friends in Wellsboro, and then again in town here (probably the same one) a week or so later. I initially thought that it was custom modified snowmobile since that's pretty much what they look like, but they … Read more

Metallica should stay off the intarwebs

Metallica's latest WTF moment comes from a Listening Party they hosted in London where they invited journalists to come and listen to a few rough tracks off their upcoming album. Journalism is apparently a new concept to them, because after at least one of these folks posted a review ( a mostly positive one to … Read more

I was going to post something about something…..

Then decided against it. A senior citizen drove his brand new BMW Z4 convertible out of the car saleroom. Taking off down the motorway, he floored it to 90 mph, enjoying the wind blowing through what little hair he had left.'Amazing!' he thought as he flew down the M40, enjoying pushing the pedal to the … Read more

Open season on cyclists….

Just what in the name of Sam Hill is going on with people and some vicious vendetta they have against cyclists this year? So far, this is the worst year I can remember for cyclists being assaulted by idiotic, careless, and pissed-off drivers. I read an article in Velo News in April about a cop … Read more

Google Lunar X Prize: Great Challenge; Lame Marketing

The X Prize challenges so far have spurred great competition and amazing innovation, but yet one of the latest – the Google Lunar X Prize leaves me with the sour taste of lameness. In a world where everything seems to have some version number slapped on it, web 2.0, (and God help us; web 3.0), … Read more

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