Category Archives: entertainment

What-If / Green Cows – invalid results due to missed energy source

The about Green Cows missed a few important factors that can help reduce the energy a cow needs. The original suggestion was chlorophyll in the cow’s skin would produce 2-4% of cow’s daily energy need of 50 million joules. … Continue reading

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Google I/O 2010 early review!

Google Checkout asked for my review of Google I/O, so here it is! Thanks for your recent purchase from Google IO. We’d really appreciate hearing about your experience. Please take a moment to tell us about it by filling out … Continue reading

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Funny article “Open Thread: There’s No Such Thing As Free Content”

Hah, funny article. It’s the usual rant that “someone” has to pay for the content. Someone, somewhere ends up putting out money for everything you do online, every piece of news you read, every Web app you use. It takes … Continue reading

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Open Letter to iPhone Users: Please stop whining

Dear iPhone fanboi and fangrl, If you are in Canada, the US, New Zealand or pretty much anywhere in the world. Please accept the sad reality that you are a sheep to be fleeced. I understand that it is not … Continue reading

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Toy car manufacturer worth more than real car manufacturer

Mattel is worth more than GM: GM’s current market value is smaller than that of Mattel Inc., maker of Matchbox cars, and a 10th of what it was in 2000. A Merrill Lynch analyst said [July 2, 2008] that a … Continue reading

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Stooopid SUV owners

I want to quote practically the entire article it is just so funny! Bryan Carisone, a heating and air-conditioning contractor in Raritan, N.J., “absolutely loves” his new GMC Denali XL. But in June, one week after he bought it, he … Continue reading

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practical reasons why BART-to-SFO is a disaster

Quite simply BART-to-SFO has major fatal, permanent flaws: route time is not competitive. During the early morning rush taking a Baby Bullet train from points south of Millbrae to 4th and King with a transfer to Muni is faster. I … Continue reading

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Where are you wasting your cognitive surplus?

She heard this story and she shook her head and said, “Where do people find the time?” That was her question. And I just kind of snapped. And I said, “No one who works in TV gets to ask that … Continue reading

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About movie theatres and bad marketing

Continuing my comment to Rick Segal’s post: The placement of automated ticket machines at movie theatres is really a marketing question. Where are those machines placed? The movie theaters I have been to, the machines are placed on the side … Continue reading

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