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i am so confused about this. was there really a new episode today? It is mid-season after all. I read that they were re-airing season 1, and were going to insert new episodes in the middle, is that why there is a new episode now? Discerning the truth amid all the internet trolling is proving difficu...
This ebook reader for the iphone looks gorgeous: http://th.ingsmadeoutofotherthin.gs/eucalyptus/ It uses material from project Gutenberg But Apple rejected it from the store, because one of the books available from Project Gutenberg is the karma sutra. What the fuck Apple. (To be honest though, I'm ...
Best disable Java in your browser: http://blog.cr0.org/2009/05/write-once- ... ryone.html
oh wow. the newer versions of clicktoflash lets you right click on youtube videos and load them as h.264 with quicktime, or even download them as h.264 (you can set it to always use h.264 instead of flash for youtube). only works when you are on the youtube page though (e.g., not youtube videos post...
- Sun May 10, 2009 00:36
- Forum: anorak boffins
- Topic: be random about science
- Replies: 123
- Views: 46967
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/may/09/bad-science-medical-journals-companies oh dear In a statement to The Scientist magazine, Elsevier at first said the company "does not today consider a compilation of reprinted articles a 'journal'". I would like to expand on this statement: It was ...
i've finally switched over to safari and it's such a MASSIVE improvement already as far speed goes. i'm amazed! i do have a couple of dumb newbie questions though: 1. y'know how in firefox the address bar stores a lot of the old addresses you've visited? does safari have that option somewhere? i've...
- Thu May 07, 2009 23:29
- Forum: anorak hobbies and pastimes
- Topic: Hi-Fi Hardware - Turntables, Valves & Tapes
- Replies: 106
- Views: 50894
(Warning - all this is just from memory, so there is a reasonably chance i've made some mistakes in my reasoning here) Anti-skate is a mechanism that most turntables have to counteract the skating force. This force acts to pull the arm inwards towards the centre of the record. I've tried to show why...
- Sun May 03, 2009 13:38
- Forum: book talk
- Topic: what book are you reading?
- Replies: 1589
- Views: 242486
i really liked Peter Camenzind. Steppenwolf is good as well but rather more, um, heavy-going.bartblueboy wrote:My favourite Herman Hesse novels are "Demian" (which is quite dark actually) and "Peter Camenzind".
I also read a collection of his stories on love recently which had some fantastic stuff in it.
I've been playing around with MyScript Stylus today (using my Wacom tablet). It's a lot slower than typing, obviously, but quite fun. It certainly works better than the handwriting recognition built into OS X. I'm surprised at how well it works, especially considering how terrible my handwriting is....
- Tue Apr 28, 2009 10:23
- Forum: we love public transport
- Topic: It's tremendous by tram
- Replies: 21
- Views: 17300
we're going to get trams in Edinburgh again . eventually. assuming they don't run out of money or the SNP don't try to cancel it again etc. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/21/Edinburgh_tramway_map.svg/850px-Edinburgh_tramway_map.svg.png Phases 1a is supposed to be opening in 2...
I've no idea what's going on in here. Maybe some Christina Rossetti will make everybody calm down When I am dead, my dearest, Sing no sad songs for me; Plant thou no roses at my head, Nor shady cypress tree: Be the green grass above me With showers and dewdrops wet; And if thou wilt, remember, And i...