Archive for April, 2010

Happy Lenin’s (B)Earth Day!

Another good article over at; I knew today was Earth Day, and have heard a lot about the connection between the modern-day communists and the whole environmentalist movement, but I had no idea that Earth Day coincided with Grandfather Lenin’s birthday. Or is it a coincidence?

NASA, The Obama Edition

( Fun! andPolitics )

So President Obama wants to drastically scale back the NASA budget, but still wants to keep America in space. Perhaps what he’s got in mind is something like this… Reminder: Don’t try this at home, unless you truly are a rocket scientist, like the guys in the video.

Oh, but this is good! “Star”

( Cars! andFun! )

If you haven’t seen this before, you’re in for a treat. No teasers; just watch it. But make sure you’re not in a place where your laughter will create a scene (that’s the voice of experience!) IMDB Info Page

Biked To Work

( Bikes andFun! )

The forecast looked a little sketchy for today, but when I woke up at 6 it wasn’t raining (we did get a sprinkling overnight) and KELO’s Live Doppler HD scan showed the stormy stuff had moved on to the east, so it looks like I didn’t drag my bike up from the basement for nothing […]

Video Game Driving Challenge

( Cars! andComputers andGadgets andGeek )

My kids have asked me before why it is that driving a computer-simulated car in a video game is so much different than driving a real car. My off-the-cuff answer has been that the controls in the video game are usually much cruder than those in a real car. Imagine if you were driving down […]