Ok - we are approaching Christmas, so it's clearly time to knock out your favorite Christmas song (playlist time?). Note that I assume that you will all hit the obvious ones, so I want to put out songs that meant more to me specifically.
First up - the song rated the "Best Christmas Song" in...
Although I knew about half of the words on the "women" side, it still seems to differentiate pretty well (my wife only knew a couple of words on the "men"...
Fantastic fan-fic. It may strike my fancy even more, given that the writer clearly has some training as a scientist (probably psychology background, but not really sure) - but man is it fun to see how Harry Potter could have turned out assuming some measure of rationality...
For those of our brothers and sisters who serve (or have served), here are the ration packs for several countries around the world. Note that the Italians have alcohol in there:
If you live in the Seattle area, there's an opportunity to get your hands on the Valve hardware, and play some fun games. Survey here:
As of this morning, I could log into the new site on my iPad. As of this evening, I can no longer do so. After I type in user and pass, it gives me the:
Thank you for logging in xBloodshot
Then it takes me back to the main page and asks for log in again.
I don't know about you, but I find myself playing more games on my iPad than expected. This probably has something to do with the ease at picking up and putting down the games, rather than needing to dedicate a minimum of 30 minutes to any MMO.
With that in mind, I thought it would be a good...
Just ran across the application for jobs at Planetary Resources (the company founded by the guys at Google, James Cameron, etc to mine asteroids), and I thought we should incorporate several of their (actual) first pass questions into our application:
Must .. see .. now:
The reviews of this are fucking fantastic. People are calling it Die Hard meets Hard Boiled.
Although I'm pretty sure I've played this as a video game before (fight through 15 floors of a building until you meet the boss?)...
Which game(s) are you joining us in? DDO
Are you over 18? (you must be 18+ to apply) I now qualify as one of those middle-aged gamers (32). I've played online games since they were called BBSes, but I started post-Wargames.
Are you a member of any other guild in...