Geek Toy – Roomba

I’m not much for toys – but sometimes something catches my eye as being a handy thing to have. The Roomba robot, created by iRobot is one such device. Put it down, press a button and this little robot traverses your home vacuming on it’s own. It can...

Wii Lawsuits Abound?

It seems the American attitude of suing others for their own stupidity is prevailing. Not only are there talks on the Internet of lawsuits due to a faulty controller strap, now there’s talks of repetative strain injuries (RSI) from swinging their motion...

Out of Office Replies

1. I am currently out at a job interview and will reply to you if I fail to get the position. 2. You are receiving this automatic notification because I am out of the office. If I was in, chances are you wouldn’t have received anything at all. 3. I will be...

Poked, Prodded and Jabbed

This morning I went for the first general checkup or physical that I’ve gone to since I was in my early teens. I do not know why I waited a decade-and-a-half to do something I am supposed to be doing yearly, I guess it just never really concerned me to do so. Of...

Confessions of a Nerd

I have a confession to make: I am a bit of a Wikipedia junkie, but I came across it naturally enough.As a child growing up in the country I learned to find ways to amuse myself, and reading is something I picked up well. I read nearly every darned book I could get my...