Archive for the ‘Bizarre’ Category

April 9th, 2008 Blocked by OpenDNS

Calling OpenDNS! What's going on?! I don't live in China you know! UPDATE 1: OpenDNS blocks Yahoo and Twitter too! UPDATE 2: I removed OpenDNS, entered PLDT's DNS settings and restarted both my Linksys wireless router and modem. That seemed to have solved the problem. It looks like ...

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October 3rd, 2007

Who Cleans Up at the Googleplex?

[photopress:google_janitor.gif,full,centered] Credit: HandRooster Looking at how immaculate and pristine the Googleplex is, I can't help but wonder if Google has a janitorial or maintenance staff at hand. Aileen has been there twice and said she never saw janitors around. Is there some mysterious entity roving at night that gets rid ...

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August 2nd, 2007

Elton John: Close Down the Internet!

First, Elton John hates the iPod, now he wants the Internet closed down. Elton John claims that the Internet is "destroying good music" and "stopped people from going out and being with each other, creating stuff". He continues, "Instead they sit at home and make their own records, ...

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September 13th, 2006

Sleeping Pills Wake Up Comatose Patients

All I can say is WOW. I know, I know, I'm digressing like I always do but I think this is important enough to talk about. Who would've thought that the well-known and often abused sleeping pill Stilnox (Zolpidem) can wake up patients in Persistent Vegetative State (PVS) aka comatose ...

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August 3rd, 2006

11-ft. Japanese Robot Suit For Sale

From TechEBlog via Zipped: Called the 'Land Walker', this behemoth stands 11 feet tall, weighs 1 ton and sports two air guns. It was created by Masaaki Nagumo of Sakakibara Kikai Co., an environment machinery manufacturer in Shinto, Japan. Fascinated by his favorite anime show 'Gundam', Nagumo wanted to create ...

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