Posts from July 2008

Wonderful Phrases

Wonderful Phrases

These all need to make a comeback

Planet Unicorn MP3

Converting online videos to mp3s

Rock and Roll

5.4! What’s crazy is that I was on an elevator when it hit. The elevator in my building is constantly closed for repairs and people are getting stuck on it all the time, so I just assumed that it was the damn thing broken again. Then I stepped out of the elevator onto my floor

Go Gators!

Go Gators!

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida can raise a glass to another national title — best party school in the country. The Gators, known for wild celebrations following national championships in football and basketball, wrested the party title away from West Virginia University and beat out the University of Mississippi and Penn State University,

Jumping the Shark

“Jump the Shark” has totally Nuked the Fridge. via the Longboard

Easily Mispronounced Domain Names

Brilliant: Easily Mispronounced Domain Names Go Tahoe!

Microsoft Money and a Mac

Microsoft Money and a Mac

In which I go on a long and detailed rant about the preposterous lack of adequate personal financial management software for the Mac

Kirk is Awesome

I’m sorry, I can’t hear you over the sound of how awesome I am.

iPhone 3G Bluetooth

It takes four actions to enable Bluetooth on the new iPhone. Click “Settings”. Click “General”. Click “Bluetooth”. Click on/off slider. Leaving Bluetooth enabled all the time drains the battery much too quickly, so it makes sense to only enable it when you are using it, and to disable it when you are finished. (The same

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