Monthly Archives: December 2009

The Passive GPU Heatsink of Bigness

I’ve done one of these before.  It must be seen to be believed. This is one of Arctic Cooling’s massive, passive GPU heatsinks.  In this guy’s rig there is maybe a half inch of clearance between the top of it … Continue reading

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Naked Flights

A guy posted a comment on the original story regarding the attack on Flight 253.  He basically said, “Naked flights, you know they are coming.” Sadly, he might be right.  I’m kind of curious to see how much the security … Continue reading

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Shuttle Launch

Okay.  This is cool. The dude you’re hearing is filming a Space Shuttle launch from inside a commercial flight nearby. Look how fast it’s going. You’d better believe it, it only takes 10 minutes to get to orbit, but to … Continue reading

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This is more of a Halloween story, but whatever.  Section 365 of the Criminal Code of Canada declares: 365. Every one who fraudulently (a) pretends to exercise or to use any kind of witchcraft, sorcery, enchantment or conjuration, (b) undertakes, … Continue reading

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older

bob is older today. bob feels older today. bob’s body is more broken today. bob says, “meh.  still here.”

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Iqaluit

Downtown Iqaluit looks like this: A lot of towns in Nunavut look like this.  An old friend of mine works there.  Braver man than me – I have this phobia of being in a place without trees and fields and … Continue reading

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Why Copenhagen doesn't matter

I got to thinking about the climate change conference in Copenhagen and I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s not going to do jack. Now before you go thinking of me as an environment hater, let me assure you that … Continue reading

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