Sunday, December 20, 2009

"Jesus" action figure

Jesus action figureJesus action figure! Cures leprosy and restores sight to the blind. Requires 2 AA bateries.¹

¹ Not included

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Best. Toast. Ever.

- Person #1: ... por el poder de...!

- Everybody: ... [wtf?]

- Person #2: Thunder! ... Thunder! ... Thundercats!

[Everybody raises their glasses]

- Everybody [while clinking their glasses] HOOOOOOOOOO!

I love my group of friends =D.

Monday, December 7, 2009

Tool fail

Por esto no hay que usar una botella de plástico como martillo para golpear una aguja:

Y menos si tiene agua mineral adentro.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Analyzing the world through their search queries

Prioridades (Brasil):

Sin qué hacer (Canada):

Sospechoso (República Dominicana):

Otros sin qué hacer (Hong Kong):

Consistencia (Suecia):

(btw según Google Translate, systembolaget significa "systems company"... who knows)

One-hit-wonder hysteria:

And finally, media hype (global):

Donald Knuth on his writing style

Yes, I always try to keep a potential reader in mind - basically somebody who is reading my book because they want to, not because they must, and somebody who has a natural ability to do computer programming. Only about 2 per cent of the population really "resonates" with programming the way I do; but somebody ought to write books for that 2%, and I try to be one of the authors who does so. Instead of trying to impress the reader with what I know, I try to explain why the things I've learned impress me. [My emphasis]

Full interview here.