Friday, January 25, 2008

Ultimate Cubicle Prank

Hardworking Lawyer Worked 30-Hour Day!

If she doesn't get disbarred, she may be on to something!

The Wonderful World of Early Computing

The history of computing spans thousands of years - from the primitive notched bones found in Africa, to the invention of abacus in 2400 BC, to Charles Babbage’s Difference Engine in 1883, to the rise of the popularity of Personal Computers (PCs) in the 1970s. For the most part, this timeline is marked by devices that bear little or no resemblance to present-day machines both in form and capabilities.

A little Friday Gilbert and Sullivan

The Mikado's song.

Foggy Bottom Apostate

Jay Lefkowitz, President Bush's special envoy for human rights in North Korea, has recently pointed out that our current approach to Pyongyang is failing. Lord help a diplomat who tells the truth.

Hitler was a Cowboys fan

My buddy Andy Heideman sent me this.

Warning: Language

Shows idled by the writers strike.

We knew it would come to this. Thanks to the strike, no new episodes are being produced, and more and more of our favorite shows have run dry. Click through this slideshow for the up-to-the-moment tally of popular series that have met their strike-induced end and see where the stories left off.

What's Happening in the GOP Race?

While the race in Florida is tight - it appears today that Giuliani is not in the lead. So, a question worth asking: if he can't win, whom does he hurt?

And the nominees are...

Well the Oscar nominations are out and having looked them over I can't help noticing how poorly they compare to previous years. Especially 1939.

On the Fahrenheit scale, do 0 and 100 have any special significance?

Researchers have gone to their graves trying to figure out what old man Fahrenheit was up to, Leslie. Here's the story as well as I can piece it together: