Thursday, July 13, 2006

Human animation

(thanks to the ever interesting

The leg animation is especially brilliant:

Wednesday, July 12, 2006

The Spider of Doom

(thanks Daily WTF)

Recipe for Disaster

Acquire the ingredients
1 government website
1 contractor
1 Content Mangement System development contract

Mix in proper order
Allow employees to paste Edit-links into publically accessible pages
Allow the Googlebot to "bypass security" by
---a) not storing cookies
---b) not parsing Javascript
Allow the Googlebot to follow all "Delete Page" hyperlinks

And viola! You have successfully created a delicious disaster.

This goes well with "Find-an-old-backup" [you] pudding for dessert, and a glass of "Blame the Employéé 2005".

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

There is no spoon

(thanks Gizmodo)

Hammacher Schlemmer have a new self-stirring mug.

They do mention re-mixing tea and coffee to prevent sugar from settling out of solution, but more interestingly they mention honey - which is difficult to mix adequately in the first place. Result!

$29.95 for a set of two. That works out to about R220 - not bad! Of course shipping from the USA to South Africa won't be cheap.

And it runs at 3000 rpm!