Month: August 2006

  • Photos from the Disneyland Vacation

    Just this weekend, Sarah and I were visiting one of California’s busiest and most overcrowded vacation hotspots, The Disneyland Resort. So, I decided to dust off my camera and photography skills, which haven’t been put to serious use since my trips to Alaska and Mexico, to capture the sights of Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure. […]

  • Blogroll Dive: 8/28/06

    Here are the highlights from today’s Blogroll dive: Bryan discovered a quiz built to help others choose which Linux distribution is right for them. Michael discovered a full-length compilation of Star Wars audition tapes. Khaled briefly reviewed two open source illustration applications. Jim published a small preview of Yasu 2.0. Joen briefly reviewed Superman Returns. […]

  • Pluto is No Longer a Planet

    When I left for vacation four days ago, our solar system was composed of nine planets. When I returned, it only possessed eight. The International Astronomical Union approved a final redefinition of the word “planet” on August 24th, 2006; consequently, Pluto has lost its status as a planet. Neither the former ninth planet nor Pluto […]

  • Blogroll Dive: 8/21/06

    Here are the highlights from today’s Blogroll dive: Bryan celebrated his blog’s second anniversary. Michael Heilemann discovered a video compilation of one of the most over-used movie sound effects. Jim is looking for some opinions regarding a feature in the upcoming Yasu 2.0. Michael Hampton needs some volunteers for “a project to identify and block […]

  • Favored Freeware: Rubicon X

    Rubicon X is a free, cross platform, first person shooter that continues the story of Bungie’s Marathon Trilogy. First released as Marathon: Rubicon in 2001, Rubicon X is a complete overhaul of the original. It features all new high-resolution artwork, new and updated maps, and enough surprises to feel like a whole new game. Pros: […]