Sunday, August 21, 2005


3 for the price of 1

The big craze the last few years when shopping in Milano is ; 3 for the price of 2.

The person parking in the front of my house this evening went one better: 3 for the price of 1.

Believe it or not; the red car in the middle of the (bad quality) picture actually managed to block three perfectly good parking places on the first try. Impressive.

Thursday, August 11, 2005



Warn the rest of the world before they discover the sad truth if your ex was crap at in bed at Shagster.

Or if you're curious; find out what other people say about your performance...

Friday, August 5, 2005


Microsoft Virtual Earth: a virtual dream world

Microsoft Virtual Earth is truly virtual. It is a dream world (for Microsoft) without Apple:

And without 9/11:

Luckily Google Earth is more in touch with real life:

Via The Register: MSN Earth deletes Apple

Thursday, August 4, 2005


How Strange: a missing link

How Strange has a lot of weird photo shopped images by Dave Lee. I particularly like this one:

(The Missing Link)

This “melon“ falls into the weird category:

Tuesday, August 2, 2005


Microsoft man wins Worlds Worst Writer award

The Bulwer-Lytton Fiction contest challenges the competitors to write the worst possible opening sentence to novels. Dan McKay, a 43-year-old quantitative analyst for Microsoft Great Plains, won this years competition with this entry:

As he stared at her ample bosom, he daydreamed of the dual Stromberg carburetors in his vintage Triumph Spitfire, highly functional yet pleasingly formed, perched prominently on top of the intake manifold, aching for experienced hands, the small knurled caps of the oil dampeners begging to be inspected and adjusted as described in chapter seven of the shop manual.