Monthly Archives: August 2008

Eclipse over the Great Wall

This is a really nice image.

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Great Pano Shot of Obama Speech in Denver

These shots always capture the moment very well. Check it out this panorama shot by the New York Times.  Once loaded you can pan the shot 360 degrees.

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Solar Sunroof Recharges Car Battery and Temperature Control

This is a great idea that I’d love to have on my next plug-in car. The technology replaces the traditional glass sunroof with solar technology that generates electricity to recharge a car’s batteries

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iPhone to get the classic adventure game Myst

Myst, one of the greatest adventure games ever made, is coming to the iPhone. Let’s hope we don’t get trapped in a bad port for all eternity. I sure hope they do this right. My dad loved this game and actually finished it, so maybe now I’ll finish it on my phone. Not date for this, and it sounds like they’re still in development. Should be fun.

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New iPods to be announced in September

This news leaked to Kevin Rose which he placed on his blog with a video post as well.  New iPods and a major upgrade to iTunes 8.0  It all sounds like some fun months ahead for music and Apple fans.

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Star Wars – A clever picture that made me smile

I like stuff like this a lot. Simple and clever. The headline of the original post was “Bad Day at Work.”

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Joe Biden is an excellent choice!

I am realizing this morning how jaded this current administration has made me.  That such a correct and smart choice for a VP running mate would shock me.  Can someone be that smart?  I’m almost hesitant to believe it, prepared as I often am for a major political let down.  But for now, this is very very cool news.  The campaign just got very very interesting.

New York Times article by David Brooks. – Read this to learn more about why Biden is a great choice.

A YouTube video of Joe Biden… who is pissed (from March of 2007.)  Watch from 57 seconds in.

A funny line.  A clever response to a tricky cornering question.

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