Archive for October, 2010



Firefox Halloween Costume: Gimme Some Mo, Zilla

My Halloween dress up duties have thankfully already passed, but for some people, the big night out is coming up this Saturday. This Halloween, I’ve seen some really interesting costumes, including this Mozilla Firefox costume. It actually looks cute, which is a bonus.

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Tony Hawk and the 900

Great column over at McSweeney’s about Tony Hawk’s new book.

It’s the kind of thing you would actually need to see someone else do before you believed it was possible.

His peers, out of reverence, stopped skating and surrendered the ramp to him.

He doesn’t look like someone who’s found religion; he looks like someone who’s found divinity.

I saw this when it first aired because back then I was a street rollerblader. I was also flabbergasted.

Here is the video from the 1999 X-Games when Tony Hawk first landed a 900.

Brie Larson Covers Metric For Scott Pilgrim Vs The World

This is the official song by Metric. It’s an incredible piece of music. Compare it to the one that was featured in Scott Pilgrim Vs The World. That one was sung by the actress Brie Larson, best known for her role in United States of Tara.

Between the two, I prefer Metric’s. The reason is simple: Emily Haines has got a better voice than Brie Larson. Still, Brie did a great job.

Dentsu Green Vending Machines Grow Veg Without Sun

102910_rg_DentsuChefFarm_01.jpgYou’ve probably seen or heard about some of Japan’s really odd vending machines, but this comes as a nice surprise. These portable garden vending machines can grow quite a bit of vegetables, making them an interesting solution to urban environments where growing vegetation can be a problem.

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Is the New MacBook Air Right For You?

102810_rg_MacBookAirRightForMe_01.jpgApple just released their new version of the MacBook Air last week, and slowly but surely the reviews have started trickling in. The MacBook Air makes a few compromises to achieve its extreme low weight of 2.3 lbs for the 11.6-inch model and 2.9 lbs for the 13.3-inch model. But is it the right MacBook or laptop for you? Read on to find out more.

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Simple & Effective Mac-Based Setup Includes New Air

This simple and effective setup combines a few elements to make it a place where anyone would like to spend hours. If you want a change of scenery, he can just take the new MacBook Air to the couch or the coffee shop and work from there. There’s nothing complicated about this setup, but it works well.

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Survivor Nicaragua What Goes Around Comes Around S21E07 (CBS)

So basically, Marty was able to outplay Sash and Brenda. His gamble paid off and he still has his immunity idol. However, they are 2 vs 5.

At Espdada, Chase tells Nay and Holly that they need to get rid of Alina next.

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