Category: World

R & R: Off to Australia for a much needed vacation!

I’ll be traveling around Down Under for the next couple of weeks. See ya in a bit. Cheers!

Photo of the Day: Plaza de España Tower Silhouette

Plaza de España Tower SilhouetteSeville, Spain • October 2002 • Nikon Coolpix 2500

Happy Earth Day 2009!

It’s Official: The Force is definitely strong in the UK

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In today’s intergalactic news, according to the BBC, 10 employees (8 police officers and 2 police staff) of Scotland’s largest police force (no pun intended), the Strathclyde Police, reported their official religion as Jedi.

But The Force fun doesn’t stop there:
About 390,000 people listed their religion as Jedi in the 2001 Census for …

Bjork explains Iceland’s economic collapse

W: That’s what happens in free societies

Quite possibly the best moves Bush has made in eight years!


Where in the world is my package?

Update: This handy tool now has its own URL –

Tracking your latest package just got a whole lot easier and convenient:

head on over to
enter your UPS, FedEx, USPS, or DHL/AirBorne tracking number
sit back and enjoy a Google map showing the item’s transit route across the globe (based on the latest info from the …

2008 Beijing LEGO Olympics

… and the gold medal for 2008 Beijing LEGO Olympic recreation goes to… Hong Kong Lego User Group – a team of block-building super “athletes”!

(via Daily Mail)

Kenya or bust!

Heading to Kenya on safari – catch y’all on the flip side!


Mapping WiFi around the world

WeFi aims to generate a comprehensive map of WiFi hot spots around the world. The company site explains:
WeFi is software loaded onto your laptop or mobile device. It enhances your existing WiFi management software with a more powerful connection tool. The WeFi software automatically detects and qualifies all WiFi access points within range and …