Archive for February 18th, 2008

It’s Showtime!
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By etrigan - Last updated: Monday, February 18, 2008

If you’re wondering about that empowering smell every time you’re near me?

Phone history
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By KellyMc - Last updated: Monday, February 18, 2008

I came across some old Nokia phone pics today and thought it would be fun to see the mobile phones I’ve owned all in a row. (scale is purely estimated.)       

The Dark Contient
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By etrigan - Last updated: Monday, February 18, 2008

On NPR’s “Morning Edition”:http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=3 today “Renee Montagne”:http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=2100929 made a brief apology for calling Africa “The Dark Continent” on a previous show. According to Wikipedia “Dark Continent”:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_Continent refers to: bq. A 19th century expression previously used to describe Africa, particularly Sub-Saharan Africa. As little was known about the continent’s interior geography, map-makers would often leave this […]

Einstein’s Arcade Closing
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By etrigan - Last updated: Monday, February 18, 2008

One month and 17 days ago an Austin friggin’ institution closed it’s doors.    I suppose that it is a true sign of the times when an arcade in Austin, right across the street from the University of Texas, can’t generate enough business that arcade gaming is over…until the holo-intranasal-simulators are available.