More Headliners

“30,000 Elvis impersonators may be out of work”
Please, God, please, God, please, God…
“Rise in Revenue Helps Cingular Wireless to a Profit”
In other news, rain makes things wet, and the sun gives off light.
“Colombian Police Train Rats to Find Mines”
Because apparently finding cocaine is just too easy.
“Ohio Restaurant Wins Best Restroom Award”
With floors so clean you could…no, we won’t go there.
“Indonesians Evacuate As Volcano Rumbles”
I wonder if Volcano fights fair, or does he use brass knuckles, chains, and knives?

Headliners

“Astros Replace Miller With Borkowski”
Borkowski? Is that a Polish beer?
“Biffle: Girlfriend’s Spat No Big Deal”
“Heck, you should see it when she sneezes!”
“Teen Gets Boot Camp for Angering Judge”
Does this judge dislike Mac users or something?
“Hamas Government Strapped for Funds”
In the bomb department, however, they’re running a surplus.
“Will Smith Crashes Bar Mitzvah”
I wonder if he has to take a class to get that off his record.
“Scientists Observe the Brain ‘Shutting Off'”
Was Al Gore speaking?

Miscellany

Dan Benjamin’s cats have the best expressions. I need to take more photos of our pride.

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Because white guys lip syncing rap is funny.
[Via the aforementioned Mr. Benjamin.]

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Thank God the NHL playoffs are here.
I’ve enjoyed the new rules this season, but has anyone else felt like this first, post-lockout season has taken forever?

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Why do celebrities feel compelled to give their children names said children will be complaining about to their therapists decades from now?

Let’s keep the phones off during flight

Word is that Air France is going to experiment with the use of cell phones at 30,000 feet. Leave it to the stereotypically rude French to encourage rude behavior.
One of the many reasons smoking was banned on most airplanes was that it was quite simply rude to your non-smoking neighbor seated two inches to your left or right. Talking on your mobile phone falls in to the same realm of common courtesy. It’s annoying enough that people are already on the phone while the plane is taxiing, much less popping them open the second the aircraft stops at the gate. I certainly don’t want to hear about the business deal you’re on your way to transact (and I’m quite certain your employer and/or client wouldn’t appreciate others knowing about it, either), and I definitely don’t want to hear about Uncle Rosco’s mole removal.
I think the current regulations regarding mobile phone use are fair and reasonable. Sometimes, it pays to have common courtesy enforced, and air travel is one of those times.
[Wave of the phin to inFlightHQ.]

Miscellany

Dan Wade has too much time on his hands.

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Gavin Shearer:

If I were Sony, or Toshiba, or HP, I’d be freaking out right now.

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I cannot begin to express how broken up I am over the fact that Michael Jackson has to restructure his debt. Oh, look, something shiny…

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It’s about time. Pooh is certainly more deserving than most of the blithering glitterati that populate the Walk.
[With a wave of the phin to the Firewheel boys and John.]

Dressing for success

I knew about Dress for Success, because my wife’s donated some of her business clothing to them before. Now, for men, there is Career Gear. If you have business suits still in good shape you no longer wear, consider donating them to these non-profits, and help low-income men and women move up the ladder. Who knows, you may see your suit again, on someone else!

Miscellany

It’s too bad I have no design experience nor web programming skills. The guys at Firewheel Design sound fun to work with, and they’re about fifteen minutes away in Southlake.

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Dan needs some of this furniture in his pad.

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Cableyoyo’s new Pop is a good idea, but most folks I know with iPods keep them in some sort of case.

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What happens when you shove an iPod Shuffle in to a NES controller?

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[With waves of the phin to the Firewheel Design blog, and Macsimum News.]