Cheap Kablet for your Kitchen Cabinet

It's been some time since we've had a kitchen technology update, not since the the two-port usb kitchen, in fact. So pull up a chair and I'll tell you more than you wanted to know about how I installed a dedicated kitchen tablet. Every now and again, via some design,...

There’s Nomageddon Like Snowmaggedon

There's nomageddon like snowmageddon Like nomageddon I know Not a thing about it is appealing Everything in traffic will go slow Nowhere could you get that trapped feeling When you are shov'ling that extra snow There's no people like snow people Their tops they will...

The Wand of Narcissus

A "selfie stick" if you haven't heard, is something like a monopod and something like a cry for help. These gizmos, used to take photos of oneself and one's friends (if one has any) at greater than arms-length, are apparently all the rage and mildly controversial. I...

Why I finally gave in and gave google all my email

It doesn't matter how careful you are, if you're the last human in a world of zombies, you're going to get eaten sooner or later. You may not have noticed, but one of the last humans not using gmail - that's me - recently joined the brain-seeking horde. I didn't set...

Hooray, it’s Cheese Day

I know what you're thinking, "silly cow, every day is cheese day!" Well you're not wrong, but I've just learned that today is National Cheese Lover's Day here in the USA. Says who? Who cares! Is that really where the apostrophe should go? I doubt it! According to a...

The Callipygian Explosion of 1835

Let's not dwell on why I was looking up the word callipygian, or, for that matter, why I checked the Google books ngram graph for it. Let us instead wonder, who, or maybe what, a century and change before Minaj, before Kardashian, even before Mix-a-Lot, inspired such...