Friday, April 28, 2006


When you get tired of the status quo with gas prices and dependence on foreign oil, there's a better way.

The technology exists today to combine 50-mile range electric vehicles with small, efficient gas engines to create hybrid cars that get over 100 miles on the road from a gallon of gas. That means if gas is $3 and you have a 30 MPG car that has a plug-in hybrid option, the hybrid option will cut your gasoline charge to less than a third of what you were paying before. And not only your bill gets cut, but so do emissions and our dependence on places like Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Go to to find out more. See you on the road!

Sunday, April 09, 2006

How I Wasted My Life on the Internet, Cont'd

Ever wondered what people from around the world would sound like pronouncing a text in accented English? I never thought I did, until I found this ( Just browse to the corner of the world you're interested in, click on it, then click on one of the flags. (courtesy of Speech Accent Archive)

Tuesday, April 04, 2006

South Park Scientology

Never really been much of a South Park fan, but I just watched my first full epsiode (HT: Wasp Jerky), the one that caused Isaac Hayes to quit in a huff. It's about Scientology, and it's witty. Worth a watch.