Archive for June, 2007

“Children of Men” HD DVD Playback issues

Tuesday, June 26th, 2007

From Universal Breaks Silence on HD DVD Playback Issues; Announces Disc Replacement Program | High-Def Digest “Universal is currently investigating reports that Children of Men, The Good Shepherd, and select other discs not playing properly in some HD DVD players. While we believe this is limited to a small number of HD DVD discs, […]

Kobayashi crippled by injury…

Tuesday, June 26th, 2007

The world’s beloved hot dog eating champion has been crippled by a severe jaw injury. Read on… – World Hot Dog-Eating Champion Crippled by Jaw Injury TOKYO — A Japanese man who set a world record by wolfing down dozens of hot dogs within minutes has suffered a severe jaw injury due to his […]

Biomimicry – Products that mimic nature

Thursday, June 14th, 2007

This interesting article at promotes various products whose inspiration is Mother Nature herself and natural phenomena that scientists are working to duplicate. Biomimicry could lead to a brand new generation of products and inventions allowing people to gain benefit from natural designs. Read on… Product design by Mother Nature – June 1, 2007 Natural […]

Creating an application using Amazon Web Service

Monday, June 11th, 2007

I’ve just discovered a cool tutorial over at Coding4Fun. The show you how to implement the Amazon Web Service in a C# application allowing you to search for books and such via your application. This could be extremely useful in developing your own web application/site when attempting to integrate with larger companies. Give it a […]

Great Moments in Alabama Politics

Friday, June 8th, 2007

Here is another great moment in Alabama politics. A Republican Senator decked a Democratic Senator “upside the head” after the Democratic Senator called the other gentleman’s mother a “bitch.” – Republican Punches Democrat in Alabama Senate Chamber – Politics | Republican Party | Democratic Party | Political Spectrum The 69-year-old Bishop said he punched […]

Shuttle Atlantis is ready for launch

Friday, June 8th, 2007

If you are in the Cape Canaveral area this evening, be on the lookout for the launch of the Space Shuttle Atlantis. NASA: Atlantis is ready to launch – After a three-month delay, NASA entered the final day of a launch countdown for space shuttle Atlantis Thursday with no major technical problems looming and a […]