Archive for January, 2009
Today (until 11am AEST) was a dual anniversary – the 221st anniversary of the birth of (European) Australia and the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robbie Burns. The two are related.
The word on the net is that Seagate has known for some time that they have issues with some of their 11th generation drives. Something to do with the firmware apparently.
In honour of the Obama Inauguration: Remember this uncanny report from The Onion in 2001? Bush: ‘Our Long National Nightmare Of Peace And Prosperity Is Finally Over’ JANUARY 17, 2001 WASHINGTON, DCâ€“Mere days from assuming the presidency and closing the door on eight years of Bill Clinton, president-elect George W. Bush assured the nation in [...]
The idea that Israel did not want to “cause any discomfort” to civilians or that they tried to avoid it is a straight out lie. The falsely sincere language and empty assurances will be sickeningly familiar to anyone who has dealt with alcoholics, junkies and pathological liars.
Shit, man, we tap-danced every morning between 0800 and 0805 and sacrificed a bunny rabbit at midnight every full moon and Australia wasn’t attacked either! Where’s our testimonial?
Instruction Manual for Life
If Israel did “everything humanly possible” to avoid innocent deaths, there would be none. All they had to do – and it really is humanly possible – was to stop shooting and bombing and shelling innocent Palestinians.
The stupidity of the Israeli action in Gaza is that it is blindingly obvious that it ensures that hostility towards Israel and Israeli citizens is perpetuated and increased and not just amongst Palestinians. Anti-Israeli feeling is growing globally. People are impatient with Israel’s politicians. They are over its immature tantrums, its childish emotions and bullying excesses.
Vice President Cheney Seen Dragging Egg Sac Through West Wing
xkcd does it again (Read the disclaimer on the xkcd website) [tags]xkcd, computing, humour, humor, cartoon, comic, windows 7, windows operating system, operating systems, Vista, DOS, XP, 95, 98, ME, Millennium, NT, 2000[/tags]
Bill Bailey stands up…
Gonzalez can’t get a job. Or a friend. Sarah Palin’s family honours Australia with birth of new grandson.