August 1st, 2008

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9383 - Friday

8/1 - Lughnasadh, the holy day of Lludd, Samhain, next! My next birthday is 6 months from now - and the last is six months in the past, give or take a few hours.

Dagwood night with the in-laws and BHK! Tooth was bugging me a bit, so I didn't consume too much.

Watched more of Black Magic with Raymond burr and Orson Welles. Not a terribly excellent film. A lot of scenery chewing, and a good excues to cuddle on the couch.

Quote of the moment - "Everything you think affects your spirit, your mood, and your ability to contribute to others."

I think of a home ready to be robbed when it's August and I see a Christmas Wreath on the door... or one that's open to squatters.

Water on Mars: confirmed.

Laboratory tests aboard NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander have identified water in a soil sample. The lander's robotic arm delivered the sample Wednesday to an instrument that identifies vapors produced by the heating of samples.

The lander itself added, on Twitter, "FTW!" (I imagine and hope that's "for the win", not the other one... "f*** the world".)

I want a robostool. (No, not robot poop, dear journal.) See also:“Take a seat” is a robotic chair that follows you around

Yeah, so I want a pet chair.

Sam Raimi plans to do a superhero series with Disney called The Transplants.

PSA of the moment -


blog post photo
for Charity Group

It's a great cause (The Carefree Foundation and Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children), and her first marathon... if you can spare it, help the kids out by pledging some funds on her race page.

"Technology Review has up an article about Shapeways, a new online rapid-prototyping service that allows users to upload digital designs which are then printed on 3-D printers and shipped back. A spinoff from Philips Research, the service gives small businesses, designers, artists, and hobbyists access to prototyping tools that were once available only to the largest corporations. The fee for a typical printed object is $50-$150. Their video shows the steps behind the process."

Oh boy... custom stuff never had it so good.

1 year ago - Pepper pic form the garden, upcoming events, Emily reminds me of Wendy and monkey shenanigans, picture taken from subway ride to work, games, turning heat into electricity using sound, all optical magnetic recording, Kat tells BHK and me to get a room (in comments)

2 years ago - sharks don't have knees, boiled eggs, yoga, map issues, Dave nose-operation, 4-sec frenzy, Theoi project, FOLEDs, grammar rock, man tosses a car, hungry ghost month, TS Chris

3 years ago - peaceful Sunday, Rufus Xavier Sarsaparilla, PB-J time, Grizzly Golf Attack is true, "Pepsi brings your ancestors back from the grave."

4 years ago - Rob Shea Quote, appropriate for E-journals everywhere, I played with mercury, JL meme, music, Dave, Rain, Social entity, first hints at Mike-drama, search shortcuts, albinos of the 19th century, echolocation alarms

5 years ago - crazy dreams, Kate Bush, starmark poops but new gig, writing systems, non-castaways on gilligan's isle

6 years ago - istockphoto, dead links, Shitou Xiqian, smiled at, fortune cookie, walkerbot, Liver Eatin' Johnson

7 years ago - hungrybaby, New Apes movie lame, wiseacre, Champions stats for the Shadow, Dwayne Dibley?, Poul Anderson passes away, LJ moves in space

8 years ago - Everway character- wanders the storm pathGeotarget Geotarget