Archive for February, 2008

I was almost a leapling

Friday, February 29th, 2008

While reading Barrett Canon’s post about leap year over on GeekSpeak, I realized something that had never occurred to me before: If I had been born 10 days earlier, I would have been born on February 29th. I’d have been a leapling.
Wow.
In other news you can’t make it through February 29th without:

I’m having lunch today [...]

Auburn near WINS two more SEC swimming titles

Friday, February 22nd, 2008

The Auburn men are poised to win their 12th consecutive SEC swimming title; the Auburn women lead their title race, but are locked in a dogfight with Florida.
Auburn’s men extended their lead and the women surged into first place Friday in the Southeastern Conference Swimming and Diving Championships in Tuscaloosa.
The Tigers won eight titles on [...]

You’ve got to ask yourself one question: ‘Do I feel lucky?’

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

New policy at the Pine Gulch Data Center:

We’re going to get wallopped

Saturday, February 16th, 2008

As I write this, the leading edge of this storm system is passing over us. Unlike most storms that we can hear coming for some time before they hit, we didn’t hear much ahead of this one except some faint thunder five minutes or so before the wind and rain began. It’s going to be [...]

But you knew this already…

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

92% Geek

My backpack is full of cough syrup

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

There’s this old Monty Python sketch in which a mischievous man publishes a Hungarian-to-English phrasebook with an unusual twist: he replaces the English translations with bits of nonsense and suggestive phrases. In the sketch, a Hungarian man is seen at a tobacconist’s asking to buy a book of matches. The phrase he reads from his [...]

Genius comes in many forms

Monday, February 11th, 2008

By Jerry Beck at the Cartoon Brew blog:
One of the highlights of the Annie Awards last Friday night was a small video concocted by the cast of Spongebob Squarepants (M.C. Tom Kenny, along with presenters Rodger Bumpass, Carolyn Lawrence and Bill Fagerbakke), created to prove they shouldn’t be stereotyped simply as Spongebob, Patrick, Squidward and [...]

New TechBlog post

Sunday, February 3rd, 2008

Appreciating super TV tech on a Super Sunday