Monthly Archives: February 2009

How to reset a chassis intrusion switch

This little thing is a chassis intrusion switch.  Some computers actually use these annoying little things.  You open the hood on your PC, tinker a bit, put the cover back on and the computer has the nerve to tell you … Continue reading

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Satellites For Sale

I love this picture.  In 1984, Space Shuttle mission STS51A, in addition to deploying two communications satellites, also picked up two of them from failed orbits and brought them back to Earth.  Astronaut Dale Gardner’s little ad may well have … Continue reading

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When Actors Get Mad

Some dude broke Christian Bale out of his groove while filming a scene on a set of Terminator: Salvation and he verbally goes to work on the guy.  Captured on tape and leaked.  He apologized for it afterwards, but it … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The New Gallery, part 3

3. At the fourth floor we reached the roof by climbing up some old steel ladder. The Zombies, or whatever they were, hadn’t figured out how to swing the ground floor ladder down so they simply milled around the alley, … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The New Gallery, part 2

[part 1] 2. “So you’re saying I’ve gone ahead in time?  Have I lost that time?” “No,” said the Doctor, “you simply jumped ahead, kind of like playing a game of snakes and ladders and going up one of the … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The New Gallery, part 1

This is Doctor Who fanfic.  Another writing exercise for me, but perhaps entertainment for you… First person again, I think it is shit, but perhaps less shitty than the third person stuff I’ve been working on.  I can’t believe I’m … Continue reading

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Flowers

i got flowers for my sweetie and left them at hq because hq needs to be more pretty and there aren’t cats there. my vase was broke so i hope she does not mind the new one 😉

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