Compfused.com posted some good, encoded TV commercials/advertisements today:
A co-worker sent me a forum thread link with a cool photograph. He quoted it, "Don't Mess With This Little Red Riding Hood". Little
ZDNet's Cubicle from Hell Contest shows three different photographs of cubicles from hell. You get to vote which one should be the winner.
I saw this story and video on KTLA 5 Morning News this morning. I found it crazy and amusing. All4naught, in Blue's News' thread, posted a RealMedia video clip (8.9 MB; downloadable; 1.5 minutes long; RealAlternative Player v1.29 played it just fine). It shows cars crashing into cars, people slipping, sliding, and even almost getting running over from the crazy snow weather.
Now, this was interesting and I didn't know this was a fact. It was also worth putting this blog on AQFL's front page! ;)
I was listening to an audio clip from yesterday's Insight for Living (1/13/2005) on the way home from work (1.75 hours commute!) with my father, and heard Chuck Swindoll sharing a story related to the remarriage sermon (didn't listen to the whole episode since I am not married yet!).
Worth1000's current contest theme is called "Ice Dreams 3". It is taking images of ice cream in a creative way, either by exaggerating its importance, or by swapping it with other everyday items, or putting it where you'd least expect to find them.
See this gorilla that is smoking a cigar, err carrot. ;)
Alien8's Broadband Reports wireless security forum thread mentions The Register story on U.S. slapping on the wardriver-busting paint. Security-minded U.S. decorators' supply outfit, Force Field Wireless,
claims to have developed a do it yourself (DIY) solution to the international menace of
marauding geek wardrivers--DefendAir paint "laced with copper and aluminum fibers that form an electromagnetic shield, blocking most radio waves and protecting wireless networks".
According to Yahoo! News story, almost eight in 10 Americans say it isn't safe to eat food dropped on the floor. This is despite the so-called rule that says if it's on the floor for a few seconds it's safe to eat.
Yahoo! News has an amusing photograph showing a dog and huge "Dog House".
The Cameramail idea was from the creator while working on a mail-art project for school. He saw a document with an impressive number of odd forms of correspondence between their two addresses in upstate New York. One of the last experiments displayed on their site was a camera attached to a postcard and plastered with stamps. Taking a good idea and running with it, he began to mail cameras to various locations.
This News@Nature.com article reports warm eyeballs allow swordfish to see prey faster in the murky depths. Zoologists have answered the intriguing question of why swordfish keep their eyes warm while the rest of the body remains resolutely cold-blooded: it's all the better to see their prey with.