I’ve been stumbling around for new stuff to use in the world of webmastery this morning and stumbled across this rather useful tool. A few weeks ago I attended PHPNW along with some guys from work, one of the talks at the end of the day was by a Microsoft guy who was trying to … Read More “Adobe Browser Labs – Better than Microsoft Expression” »
I’m an avid Final Fantasy fan and am really looking forward to the upcoming FF games, both the online and the regular RPG games. One thing Square Enix never fails to deliver on is graphical quality – and for anyone who knows me and games, they’ll know my main pull to a new game is … Read More “Square Enix releases eight new Final Fantasy XIII screenshots.” »
It’s almost Halloween and that means costumes, however one parent seriously needs to re-think their childs costume, a fuzzy monster with a penis and single testicle isn’t going to go down well with a lot of parents I’m pretty sure! You can view more over at io9.
I’ve just finished writing version one of my link checker tool and have now launched it on my site. The tool will parse a given URL, extract all links on that page that point to the same domain and follow them, and keep doing that until it’s finished. It will then show you the results … Read More “Link Checker – Free Tool Launched on Site” »
Today is officially the launch of Windows 7 to the general public, people are no doubt throwing their Windows 7 parties everywhere, it’s a day of rejoicing and celebrations, a day to remember those that came before it and hastily forget them again, etc. etc. The Japanese have decided the only way to celebrate the … Read More “Windows 7 is here, Japan becomes America” »
There’s never a free toilet available when you’re in a rush, well not anymore! Except maybe the chinese would not be best pleased if you attempted to use this centre-piece as a pit stop. Created for a ceramics festival, it’s a different idea, but I really don’t like that blue toilet.
According to a post at NewScientist, bird flu (avian flu) is actually an STD – at least, it is in ducks. While not completely confirmed yet, it is believed to be the case. Although unlike humans, the more promiscuous the duck, the less likely it is to become infected (wha?); apparently “…It’s all to do … Read More “Maybe we need sex education for birds? Bird flu is an STD.” »
Saw this over at Lifehacker this morning from xkcd. I read this as “this is why geeks are more dangerous than terrorists.”
It turns out that if you peel the popular adhesive tape off its roll in a vacuum chamber, it emits X-rays. The researchers even made an X-ray image of one of their fingers. Actually, more than 50 years ago, some Russian scientists reported evidence of X-rays from peeling sticky tape off glass. But the new … Read More “Peeling Scotch Tape Emits X-Rays” »
It occured to me when I posted about Peerblock that I neglected to post about a very useful site in regards to it’s use; that site is I-BlockList. It’s a really simple site with some of the most popular services IP ranges there so you can be sure you’re blocking (or allowing) specific things through. … Read More “Peerblock (or Peerguardian) – Block Lists” »