- Farm Sim is a simple game that makes you a farmer to shoot down UFOs from abducting your precious cows (leave my Betsy clones alone, you crazy aliens!). Watch out for their bombs. I got to level 6, but don't remember the exact points (10K something) on my first attempt. Cool little tune.
- Bugs Are Coming is another simple game where you move the pink growing bubble around with your mouse while avoiding bugs (no ants?) for as long as possible. Be sure to grab those bubbles to deflate. I got to level 16 in 81 seconds as my fourth attempt.
FOXNews.com report that animals may had sensed the recent Asia tsunami. Wildlife officials in Sri Lanka expressed surprise Wednesday that they found no evidence of large-scale animal deaths from the tsunamis -- indicating that animals may have sensed the wave coming and fled to higher ground.
Internet Movie Database (IMDb) released its top 25 stars for 2004. These STARmeter rankings were not based upon critical assessments or box-office performance, but the actual search behavior of over 20 million users of IMDb.com. These results are an aggregate of weekly STARmeter rankings from IMDbPro.com.
New York Post Online's story is funny and yet sad (if true) -- "A man who drank himself into a coma and lay near death in a hospital bed suddenly woke up after hearing that his boss had commanded, 'Get your *ss back to work!'"
This Yahoo! News' story report on the recent Asian earthquake unleashed deadly tidal waves on Asia. It was so powerful it made the Earth wobble on its axis and permanently altered the regional map, US geophysicists said.
IRS granted cell phones for U.S. soldiers nonprofit status, meaning contributions to the cause are tax-deductible.Submitted by ant on Tue, 12/28/2004 - 2:29pm. Communication | Others | Personal | Technology
Broadband Reports and Techdirt report that Mayo clinic concluded that Wi-Fi won't disrupt your pacemaker, despite a number of recent concerns. One recent study showed that certain pacemakers get confused by some signals from GSM phones. This study tested a HP Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC fitted with a Cisco Aironet WLAN card around certain pacemakers and found no issues.
Yahoo! News shows a video grab of a tidal wave in Penang after the recent major tsunami waves and earthquake in Southeast Asia. I did a search on Google's News and found a streaming video clip on NBC10.com.
This New Zealand Herald story says some high-tech products are good and bad. There is a list of different items, as examples, compared.
UserFriendly shows the gamer geeks after Christmas. Ouch. :)
I got the same usual stuff (clothes and money). That's it even though I did request stuff like World of Warcraft time/game cards! Boring, huh? Oh well. :( Oh well, maybe on my birthday next month? Although my own broadband would be nice. [sighs]