The touring schedule for "Star Wars: where Science meets Imagination" (aka that REALLY REALLY COOL STAR WARS EXHIBIT **SQUEEEEE***): * COSI, Columbus, OH, June - August 2006 * Oregon Museum of Science & Industry, Portland, OR, October - December 2006 * California Science Center, Los Angeles, CA, February - April 2007 * Fort Worth Museum … Continue reading For those that want it…
The Star Wars exhibit at COSI was just TOO DAMN COOL. WAY damn cool. I mean, real costumes & robots & props & models too damn cool. And Wookie Costumes, three full freakin'-size WOOKIE costumes("Chewbacca was THAT tall?? OMG. no way..."). Luke's landspeeder was there, full size & in all its dented mushed up glory … Continue reading It was just Too Damn Cool.
HAPPY SOLSTICE, EVERYONE! (now whether it's Midsummer or Midwinter Solstice is entirely up to you & your geoposition on this planet.) More later -- I'm off to go see the Star Wars exhibit at COSI!!
Sado-masochistic Pinatas A girl pony pinata that GIGGLES when you hit it, a donkey pinata that yells "Do it again! Do it again!", a cowgirl pinata that says "I love you" and "lets have a party"...and on, and on, and on... I'm waiting for the ones dressed in a leather harness.
I saw a dragon in the sky today. Yes, a real live oh-my-god-Brett-STOPTHECAR dragon. We've got a storm system rolling through right now, and as we were driving home from work on the I270 outerbelt, far west side, I was watching the dark layers of clouds. You could see the cloud-shelves (long cloud layers stacked … Continue reading Of Signs & Omens & Good Times
The HEALTHY HANDLE Okay, imagine someone who is SO paranoid of germs, SO paranoid of bacteria & other miscellaneous yucky things that you need to carry around YOUR OWN PERSONAL HANDLE for your grocery shopping cart. Then imagine the type of person who has probably caused the NEED for such a thing. One line from … Continue reading Signs of the Coming Germ Apocalypse, #3005
From my never-ending queue of the weird, inane, and just out-and-out why-are-you-BOTHERING websites: The Pest Elimination Pants System (ie, the real meaning of Ants In Your Pants). Buy Money! ($125 gets you...$100.) I swear to gods, I do not make these up. I've also been seeing a spate of sites dedicated to selling something called … Continue reading and OH, I kid you not…
...and the Mac WINS. So for my job, we had a data/network security company come in and do a seminar on such things, including a hacking demo. Yeesh -- such things are ridiculously easy, it seems, and I pause here to implore all my friends to make sure your firewall/virus protection is current & up … Continue reading Macs 4, Windows 400…
OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG (bouncing up and down) Brett did such a KICKASS JOB!!! *squeeeeeee* So...everyone...gimme a caption! Holy crap, Brett keeps amazing me with stuff like this.
...oh yes it DID: Tabby cat chases black bear up a tree. Twice.