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Entries from March 21st, 2007

The active ingredient is bullshit

March 21st, 2007 · Comments Off on The active ingredient is bullshit · Reviews, Stupidity

In case there was any doubt that cosmetic companies just out-and-out lie about what their products do, there’s finally a product that leaves no doubt. Clarins, a British cosmetics manufacturer, has introduced Expertise 3P. What does this miracle product do? Magnetic Defence Complex protects skin from the ageing effects of Artificial Electromagnetic Waves. Clarins Anti-Pollution […]

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When all else fails, lower your expectations

March 15th, 2007 · Comments Off on When all else fails, lower your expectations · Gaming, Reviews, Xbox

Microsoft has been rolling out a steady supply of arcade “classics” to Xbox Live Arcade. These offerings are more or less straight ports, exactly what you’d see using MAME, except on your Xbox 360. They add in some achievements and occasionally, Live support for arcade games that offered some kind of multiplayer, like Gauntlet or […]

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Excuses

March 14th, 2007 · Comments Off on Excuses · Politics

Perhaps Alberto Gonzales is a fan of my blog: Under criticism from lawmakers of both parties for the dismissals of federal prosecutors, Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales insisted Tuesday that he would not resign but said, “I acknowledge that mistakes were made here.” Nothing says “weasel” like using the passive voice. My tagline was inspired […]

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Innovating the obvious

March 13th, 2007 · Comments Off on Innovating the obvious · Gadgets, Stupidity

I had the pleasure of renting a car that had the most useful high-tech gadget I’ve seen in a car in a long time. Or more precisely, most useful gadget on a car stereo: a line-in jack on the front panel. You’d think that after almost a decade of portable electronic audio gear, and years […]

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Word of the day

March 11th, 2007 · Comments Off on Word of the day · Funny, Gadgets

zom•ber•ry (zŏm bĕ-rē‘) n., pl. -ries. A person who shuffles along, getting in the way of other people, oblivious to the world around them, while they use their Blackberry or other PDA.

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