According to New Orleans, possession of Jell-O with intent to sell is now grounds for school suspension. This means that the school considers the primary use of Jell-O, by kids, mind you, to be an alcohol delivery mechanism. This is a real loss-of-innocence moment for me.
One of my favorite ways to avoid doing meaningful work is to watch an episode of Stargate: SG-1 on the TiVo. What can be better than watching O’Neil, Carter, and the crew combat nasty space snakes with glowing eyes?
How about an SG-1 video game! I just discovered the Stargate SG-1: The Alliance site, and I can’t wait to play it. The screenshot of the gate room looks really cool, although they didn’t show the gate.
I like how they just sort of randomly put a colon into the various Stargate franchise names wherever they feel like it.
This Recipe is courtesy of my mom. I’ve made it several times – it’s terribly convenient for lunches and stuff. Also, since frozen turkey breasts are $0.99/lb, it’s not a bad deal at all!
This one is from Melissa Hays – Italian Beef, crockpot style. Preparation time: 2 minutes (+ 9 hours or so in the crock pot)
This is a true digital sundial (no electronics or moving parts); it gives a digital clock style readout. Too cool.
This article is pretty long but makes some good points about the current state of privacy in the US. The last page in particular sums up the current situation pretty well.
The specific situation in question is whether your trash still belongs to you once it’s on your curb. If the answer turns out to be “No, garbage is not subject to privacy restrictions” then that begs the next obvious question:
Does that mean that authorities can search the home of Oscar the Grouch without a warrant?
Our scientists are currently researching ways to create a vehicle with less than zero wheels.