RIP Wilson Pickett 1941-2006

One of my favorite musicians of all time, Wilson Pickett, passed away yesterday at the age of 64. Pickett created some of (in my opinion) the best soul music ever. Songs like Mustang Sally and Midnight Hour are two of my favorite songs ever and I have Pickett to...

A Piece of Kirk

William Shatner, best known for playing Captain James T. Kirk on the cult favorite TV show, Star Trek, has just sold a kidney stone for $29,000 USD. Proceeds of the sale go to Habitat for Humanity. I applaud him for raising money for charity, and hey – if...

What Goes Around Comes Around

Wired reports that there is fear in the US that al Qaeda will flood the illegal drug market with cheap bad drugs, particularity heroin (as pictured). An interesting theory, for sure, and a difficult problem. If opiates such as heroin are already illegal yet still...

The Source

Here’s the source of my CSS nightmare. As you can see, IE takes %63 of the browser share, with Firefox coming second at 28%. This is just an example of why IE needs to be supported by a site. It’s also the source of several problems since IE generally...

Internet Explorer Sucks

I can’t get over how much Internet Explorer sucks at handling CSS. For those not in the know, CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) allow for greater control of a website’s look and feel by defining a specific layout in one file. The HTML file just contains the...