Archive for date: November 2, 2005

Nice Font Archive

November 2, 2005 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

Lifehacker presented the SimplytheBest Fonts archive: a nice place to find free fonts. I liked the Vitamin font, and used it to create the following with some GIMP Script-Fu:

Happy Birthday Hack O’ the Day

November 2, 2005 | Baseball, General, My Projects | By: Mark VandeWettering

I’ve been meaning to do a unique (well, fairly unique) hack for a while. I’ve had the database of major league baseball players from The Baseball Archive loaded in mysql for a while, and I’ve thought of creating a little sidebar gadget that shows all the major leaguers who were born on today’s date. Well, […]

The Haunted House, by Walter Hubbell

November 2, 2005 | Gutenberg Gems, Quote of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

The Haunted House, by Walter Hubbell begins amusingly with this introduction: The manifestations described in this story commenced one year ago. No person has yet been able to ascertain their cause. Scientific men from all parts of Canada and the United States have investigated them in vain. Some people think that electricity is the principal […]

Windows Live!

November 2, 2005 | Rants and Raves, Stupidity | By: Mark VandeWettering

Microsoft announced “Windows Live” yesterday. What is it? Well, that seems to be the question of the hour. Apparently lots of Robert Scoble’s readers are asking the very same question. I’m not sure how differs from the other beta portal project that Microsoft was touting. To me, they both seem like crude Ajax-ware which […]