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.

Glossy.tv

Wednesday, May 18th, 2005

Some inspired graphic design on Glossy.tv. 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 Alexa.com 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

http://www.utapikes.com/ 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 […]