Registration Not Necessarily Required

As a frequent Internet user, I must comment on something that frustrates me more than getting ready to tackle a room full of unbuilt Ikea furniture only to find out I don’t have a screwdriver: why do I need an account to use nearly every website? Take a moment and[Read More…]

The greatest inventions of all time

freepatentsonline.com Sliced bread is awesome. But, if it’s truly one of the greatest inventions of all time, why do people still own bread knives? Here are some other suggestions for the top innovative inventions of all time. While these inventors may not have won  Nobel Prizes, they certainly deserve some[Read More…]

Stuxnet: the world’s most sophisticated virus

    Stuxnet is a working and fearsome prototype of a cyber-weapon that will lead to the creation of a new arms race in the world Kaspersky Labs     When one of the world’s leading malware research labs releases a quote like this, it’s time to get worried. Stuxnet is one[Read More…]

Get Rid of Fruit Flies

These nasty little bastards can smell fruit and alcohol from a mile away, and they breed faster than bunnies. Drosophila live for a month, and their favourite activities are eating and reproducing, both of which are possible in a fruit bowl. A single fruit fly from an unsanitary grocery shelf[Read More…]

DIY Seasoning

If you’re a fan of Mexican food, Montreal is not exactly a bueno place for la comida mexicano. That doesn’t mean you have to resort to brand-name sodium and MSG-based Old El Paso Mexican seasoning. You can make your own using spices from any local grocer. This mix makes about half a cup of seasoning for tacos, burritos, fajitas, or enchiladas.

DIY Seasoning

If you’re a fan of Mexican food, Montreal is not exactly a bueno place for la comida mexicano. That doesn’t mean you have to resort to brand-name sodium and MSG-based Old El Paso Mexican seasoning. You can make your own using spices from any local grocer. This mix makes about half a cup of seasoning for tacos, burritos, fajitas, or enchiladas.

OFF THE BOARD: Beautiful People

Websites where people can enter their personal information, upload a seven year old picture of themselves, and be matched with their soul-mate on a thousand levels of compatibility have caught the eyes of nerds and other socially awkward Internet users everywhere.

10 Gadgets that Make September a Bit Easier

1. Clocky Clocky is one of the most irritating devices ever made, surpassing even cell phones with Ludacris ringtones. While it’s not a new gadget, it’s a sound investment for heavy sleepers. Hitting the snooze button twice cues Clocky to wheel itself off the nightstand and cruise around the bedroom floor, beeping like R2D2 on methamphetamines.

Avoid iTunes’ high prices, legally

People love Apple, and a perfect example of this is the iPod. In order to use an iPod, one must have iTunes installed. If iTunes isn’t installed, the iPod will not work. But when iTunes is installed, Apple’s movie player, Quicktime, is also installed, as well as a number of other iServices that Apple doesn’t tell you about.

JOKE ISSUE: Snoop D-O-double-G-P-S

Owners of the TomTom GPS navigation system can now choose to “roll down the street, sippin’ on gin and juice” with rap superstar Snoop Dogg (who does not, in any way, advocate drinking and driving) as their guide. The voiceskin is available for purchase from TomTom for $12.

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