(I need a Rants topic icon) Trying to install XP on a system. Very straightforward, boot from CD, format, install, done. Could it be that simple today?! NO! I boot from CD, start the install, it bluescreens. I swap some cards and RAM around, still get a BSOD on the install. Just for the hell […]Read More "Stupid Farking WinXP Installer"
Bryan won the Q3 Tournament. Bryan is a rail whore. 🙂 Well, ok, so you want a more in-depth wrapup. Fine, fine. All told, 12 people showed up – Me, Dave, Bryan, Stevie and his woman, Patrick, Bryan, Eric, Murry, Brandon, and Steve (P) and his woman. The main focus of the lan was the […]Read More "Lan Party Wrapup"
If you’ve been keeping up on any forums, sites, or IRC channels, you know there is a rumor going around about a possible leak of WinNT/2K source code. Microsoft is investigating the claims. This could be a major blow to open source and to Microsoft. MS, because people may discover new security holes to exploit. […]Read More "Windows Source Leak?"
If you use AIM, you might have started getting some messages along the lines of “check this out … http://www.wgutv.com/osama_capture.php” from someone who has you on their buddy list. The link will take you to what looks like an official news page with a story about Osama being captured, that asks you to download a […]Read More "New Spyware Spams AIM w/ Fake Osama Story"
(news from his way, her way, My Way) 9 Cubans were intercepted attempting to cross over to the USA in a 1959 Buick which had been converted into a pontoon boat. So yes, you can now truly say that old Buicks are boats. 🙂 The Cubans will be sent back to Cuba, as they did […]Read More "Cubans Try to Float Buick to Freedom"
(from Yahoo News) Dan Parisi will be selling the domain for the porn site whitehouse.com after all these years. He said that he is worried that his son may be taunted about his dads business. The site was started in 1997, and raked in approximately $1 million yearly according to Parisi. Nine months ago, President […]Read More "Whitehouse.com Being Sold"
Screenshots from the halftime show of Super Bowl XXXVIII show Janet Jacksons right breast. Pics (low quality) are available here and here. Video here. Slightly higher res pic here. (edit – pictures moved to Image Gallery, upload yours there too) Appears to be staged (something covering her nipple, barely), outrage at CBS. MTV has an […]Read More "Janet Jackson Breast Shot?"
TAIPEI — A dead sperm whale being transported through Tainan City suddenly exploded yesterday, splattering cars and shops with blood and guts. The 17m, 45-tonne carcass was being taken on a flat-bed trailer-truck for an autopsy. “Because of the natural decomposing process, a lot of gases accumulated, and when the pressure build-up was too great, […]Read More "Caution: Exploding Whales"
(from /. and CNN) Microsoft has settled with Mike Rowe, who was faced with legal action earlier this month because of his domain, MikeRoweSoft.com. Microsoft will pay for new domain registration and the costs of moving the site to a new domain. In addition, Mike Rowe will be receiving an Xbox, Microsoft training classes, and […]Read More "Microsoft and MikeRoweSoft Settle"
Nintendo has announced its next portable system, the Nintendo DS, or Dual Screen. It features dual processors, dual 3″ LCD screens, and possibly wireless integration. In a press release, the company states that this is not designed to replace the GameCube or Gameboy Advance. No word if the screens will be backlit or not. This […]Read More "Codename Nintendo DS Announced"