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Entries for May, 2009

Jonathan schipper Slow motion car crash

This sculpture is a machine that advances two full sized automobiles slowly into one another over a period of 6 days, simulating a head on automobile collision. Each car moves about three feet into the other. The movement is so slow as to be invisible. It is almost impossible to watch a modern action film […]

Frugal Bachelor: The Frugal Shall Inherit the Earth

Ever wonder what happens to a society which overspends its way to self-indulgence and luxury? It is very simple, they go bust. The best examples of this today are countries such as Japan, France, Italy, England, and Germany, which are all decaying and rotting cesspools of filth. The problem with these countries is that it […]

When One Man’s Junk is the Waste of Another Man’s Lunch Hour

Over my lunch hour today I went and looked at a couple of utility trailers that someone had listed on bismanonline (local version of Craigslist). I spoke with him on the phone and asked questions about the shape of the tires and wood, etc. He assured me that all was well and it was in […]

I’m Glad the Internet is Better than They Imagined

Comedian may be charged for smoking at Bismarck show

A popular comedian could face charges in Bismarck for a regular part of his routine. Ron White, the Scotch-swilling, cigar-smoking Blue Collar Comedy Tour comedian, performed at the Belle Mehus Auditorium on April 30. But prior to that, a Bismarck citizen tipped off police that part of White’s routine might run afoul of a Bismarck […]

Windows 7 Release Candidate – Available Free for 1 Year

As you all know, Microsoft has been ever so kind as to allow us to “use” their new Operating System free for one year. They have now successfully turned a bug into a feature: ____________________________________ Watch the calendar. The RC will expire on June 1, 2010. Starting on March 1, 2010, your PC will begin […]

Microsoft to give away free Windows 7 for a year | mndaily.com – Serving the University of Minnesota Since 1900

On May 5th, general users will have access to an entire year of Microsoft’s brand new operating system, Windows 7, for free It is already available to download for MSDN and TechNet subscribers. This version is only the Release Candidate and will expire June 1, 2010. The Release Candidate is merely the near finished product […]