Archive for May, 2005

New cycling shoes

Tuesday, May 31st, 2005

Last Friday afternoon, I ordered myself some Sidi Action 2’s from the CTC shop.
Not only did I get a massive discount for being a member - I paid £109.99 rather than £154.99 (that’s our family membership fee paid for), it arrived this morning. I’m well impressed!
Can’t wait to go ride ‘em.
If Wordpress had one of […]

Morse code beats SMS

Thursday, May 26th, 2005

Jay Leno did a text off between SMS and Morse Code. Morse code won hands down. Here’s the video.

It might be funnier if it wasn’t true: Fair Enough

Thursday, May 26th, 2005

Fair Enough is a parodical (does that word exist?) sitcom. Every 60-second episode is a dramatization based on an actual tobacco industry internal document or brainstorming meeting.

Wednesday, May 18th, 2005

Some inspired graphic design on I wish I was that good.

Student suspended over the use of PHP

Monday, May 16th, 2005

A student was suspended for the use of PHP in Topeka, Kansas.
“A teacher overheard him say that he was using PHP, and as part of our Zero-Tolerance policy against drug use, he was immediately suspended. No questions asked,” said Principal Clyde Thurlow.

Alexa - see traffic details

Friday, May 13th, 2005

Came across today, via a client. You can search on a URL, then you get a ’see traffic details’ link. It gives you information such as daily reach, rank and daily page views, and where people go from the site analysed.
I haven’t fully checked it out yet, but it seems to work from […]

Don’t steal my Flash

Tuesday, May 10th, 2005 thought that the Nameless UK’s ‘page not found’ 404 error page was well cool, and so they just linked to the nice piece of Flash from their 404 page too.
–> Now clear your cache, otherwise you won’t see the funny
The Nameless UK found out. And pulled a prank. Check out their 404 page, which […]