Google Adsense

Well, I am pretty excited today. My request to participate in the Google Adsense program was approved and there is now a bar on the left (down a bit) with a series of ads for related services and sites. One of the main reasons I am so excited is just because I get to participate…

Goodness gracious, great bursting bras

IOL: A Step Beyond reported on a story about a bra called the Deep Plunge Clearly Daring and made for diving necklines and which seems to have a bit of a flaw in that these bras have been snapping under the strain. This appears to be a defect in a small number of bras and…

Telescopic vision

Every once in a while I look out my office window and look across the road and wish for a telescope or a pair of binoculars so I can watch the people walking past as they go about their business … The voyeur in me peeks out.

My fav browser surges ahead

Well, yet another article about Firefox has hit the papers. 10% market share in the next year? I hope so! Firefox gains hints browser wars may heat up Washington – The Internet browser wars, dormant for several years, shows signs of heating up again as a result of gains from a new program called Firefox,…

Do criminals have a choice?

Here is an interesting one I just came across on Wired.com. The title of this article is Are we puppets or free agents? and while the article itself is focussed on the question of whether so-called insane people have a choice when it comes to committing criminal acts, it does touch on a broader question…

Asleep in her lap … or not

Couldn’t resist this one. Got this story titled Japanese men lap up woman of foam from IOL: Tokyo – Japanese men who want to rest their weary heads this Christmas season are finding comfort in the lap of a woman – made of foam. The torso-less “lap pillow” stands upright like a small cushion and…

I love this town

Picture it … Monday morning in Johannesburg. The sky is blue and the wispy clouds are scattered across the sky like dabs of white paint. It is now after 2pm and those clouds have come together and darkened and it looks like we are in for a classic Highveld storm. These storms are pretty spectacular…

Click … blank

I had a good start to my day. I got stuck into my work and built up enough time to be able to go out for breakfast. On my way out I discovered someone brought cake for a birthday so I had cake instead of breakfast and it was all good. But then I started…

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