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Do coat hangers sound as good as Monster cables? – Boing Boing The cables made by Monster Cable (the company that enjoys suing other companies that have the word “monster” in their name) sound no better than coat hangers, according to a man who ran a blindfold test to compare the quality of audio running […]

HSF – International Space Station It reminded me of my college summers where I labored for many hours with an arc welding torch repairing heavy equipment for a small logging outfit. It reminded me of pleasant sweet smelling welding fumes. That is the smell of space.

SCI FI Wire | The News Service of the SCI FI Channel | SCIFI.COM Mikhail Bulgakov’s supernatural novel The Master and Margarita is being adapted for the screen by Stone Village Pictures and producer Scott Steindorff, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Master and Margarita begins in pre-World War II Moscow, where the devil appears as […]

I had a horrible moment on saturday morning, about 2:30a.m. where I woke up suddenly and couldn’t catch my breath. My temperature musta passed 40C. My hands, legs and feet were initially all pins and needles, then went plain numb and useless, which (along with the weakness and shaking) made it very difficult to dial […]

GROW nano vol.3 While I’ve been sat at home, cultivating this Flu (last night I thought I’d try that old party game of “Waking Up Every Hour Shaking Like A Leaf”) I’ve been playing the lastest in the excellent ten-minute GROW series, which Alec pointed out.It seems the series creator On is similarly bed-bound and […]

Influenza can also be transmitted by saliva, nasal secretions, faeces and blood. F*ck you, G*d. I’ve not been near any of that shit which isn’t my own and yet you let me lie here, gibbering at the pretty elves dancing on the ceiling, while my lungs try and escape through my mouth. I wish I […]

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; }.flickr-yourcomment { }.flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; }.flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Family abt 1888 (2), originally uploaded by Dimitri Kissoff. The Welsh side of my family, circa 1888.