Showing posts from July, 2006

If You Want to be Rich: First, Stop Being So Frightened

Felix Dennis, publishing tycoon, has written a guide to becoming a multi-millionaire. All you need is thick skin, cunning - and a work ethic. I am convinced that fear of failing in the eyes of the world is the single biggest impediment to amassing wealth. Trust me on this. Consider carefully this shortlist of what it will take... read more

The Credit Card Prank: Crazy Signatures

Here's an internet classic. John Hargrave at was frustrated that nobody ever checked his signature when he paid with a credit card. He wondered: how crazy could he make his signature before somebody actually called him on it. The answer? Pretty crazy. read more

Sweet womens bags

Thanks to Jess for this lead, felt bags for women. When you get to the site click the "open bags" link, clever.

meetup is a cool thing

Did u know that san francisco, or more accurately the bay area has a poker meetup group? Well they are a good group of folk check em out at and do a search for "The San Francisco Bay Area Poker Meetup group"

"Be An Expert On Anything" by Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert won't be taking the advice offered in this guide. He has dedicated his career to passing himself off as an expert on anything. Among the highlights: #6: Speak from the balls, not from the diaphragm #7: Don't be afraid to make things up read more

Tarantino Confirms More Kill Bill!

"Tarantino spilled the beans that once he finishes 'Death Proof' he will begin working on two more 'Kill Bill' films! Both films will be animated..." read more

Tons going on

I've moved from windows to Ubuntu Linux and am loving it so far, been playing with Vox another great blogging app, movies, and poker. More to come, i'm tired now zzzzzz.

Gizmo Project makes all VoIP to landline calls free. Forever.

Frustrated that Skype doesn't allow free international calls from international locations? Gizmo does, free! You can even buy a Call in line for $3 a month so your friend can call you from their landline. Available to Window, Mac, and Linux users! The only catch to this I've found so far is that the person on the other end only needs to be registered with Gizmo, but thats a small effort for free global calls, plus Gizmo just has better features than Skype. read more

SkyVenture Indoor Skydiving

For the thrill of skydiving without the height, SkyVenture is a vertical wind tunnel that safely and realistically simulates the experience of jumping out of a plane. Developed for training purposes, the tunnels feature wall-to-wall airflow that makes it easy for visitors to do flips and acrobatics while "flying." One enthusiast, writing in Kevin Kelly's Cool Tools newsletter, said she had "one of the most fun experiences of my life at a skydiving skills camp at SkyVenture." With locations throughout the U.S., in London, Abu Dhabi, and Malaysia, as well as with 15 other worldwide sites in the works, thrill-seeking acrophobics can start planning.
Who the F**k is Ted Stevens - Daily Show These are ur halarious leaders.

Study: Outsourcing Boom Is Over

The leveling off is due in part to experienced customers becoming more savvy and more picky about the work they hand to outsourcing providers. The reticence on the part of some customers is due to disappointment with the performance of their outsourcing providers, the study found. read more

I must be in this movie

Thanks to John for this gem of a contribution, go see it when it comes out...

William McDonough at Bioneers 2000

This is a conference by ?ber-designer/architect William A. McDonough, co-author of the highly recommended Cradle to Cradle. What you need to know about the video: It's about 45 minutes and it's great. It might even be life-changing for those of you who haven't been exposed to these ideas before.
Colbert Report: Dungeons & Dragons Choose your weapon!

New Grandaddy Video

Nice animation from of the best bands out there.

Pixies say they will never record again

lack told Uncut: "I wish it could go a bit further again and we could make a record. Not all of the band-members are willing to do that. Rather than make a big deal out of it, we've agreed to just continue to play live." read more

Freeganism: The Art of Dumpster Diving