Archive for May, 2006

Documenting martial arts technique

Wednesday, May 31st, 2006

I’ve determined it would be nice to have something like dance notation for martial arts. Currently I know of no system that makes it easy to write down descriptions of techniques or drills. Everything has a name, but what if you forget how to do it? This actually isn’t normally a problem [...]

Lack of illness

Tuesday, May 30th, 2006

I haven’t been sick in over a year now. I know this because I get sick every single winter and I made a point of observing when that happened this year - but it didn’t. So horray.. this is the first time this has happened. Probably a result of my decent diet [...]

Peach Orange Smoothie Recipe

Monday, May 29th, 2006

I found/made a recipe for making a really really good peach-orange smoothie.. it’s extra good because i usually have all these things in my house. Healthy, easy to make and tastes great.. fantastic texture too:

1 1/2 cups ice cubes
1/2 cup cold milk
1/2 cup cold orange juice
1 (8-ounce) container low-fat peach yogurt
1 [...]

American cops taped torturing drug suspect

Saturday, May 27th, 2006

Audio recording of cops beating and treatening a guy:
Full story and the recording
Full text of the recording (PDF)

When Tennessee law enforcement officials showed up at the home of Lester Siler, who they suspected of drug use, they asked Lester’s wife and son to leave. They didn’t know that Lester’s wife had turned on a tape [...]

Southern Illinois Camping Trip - Pounds Hollow, Garden of the Gods, Giant City - May 2006

Thursday, May 25th, 2006

I just got back from a six day camping trip in Illinois. Lauren and I went downstate into Shawnee National Forest. By the end of the trip we had hiked quite a few trails and stayed at two different campgrounds.
Before I begin to narrate here’s a link to the gallery of photos we [...]

PRE tag with line breaks and wrapping

Thursday, May 25th, 2006

when pulling data from a database.. particularly a text field.. sometimes you just watn to pull it out the way it was put in. peole make new lines (\n) and they also type full paragraphs worth of text.. wouldn’t it be nice to be able to pull it out and have it format nicely [...]

Bad Behavior

Friday, May 19th, 2006

I’ve been having problems with comment spam on my log lately.. nothing you guys would’ve noticed though because I moderate everything that goes through.
I kept getting tons of poker, medication and all sorts of other spam.. really annoying shit. It got to the point where I was getting more blog spam than I was [...]

TSA Steals Freedom… and Luggage!

Wednesday, May 10th, 2006

TSA Steals Freedom… and Luggage!

always free

Wednesday, May 10th, 2006


minor site changes

Sunday, May 7th, 2006

in an effort to strengthen usability of this site i have made some slight changes to the gallery.. it’s slightly less pleasing to the eye i think, but it’s much much easier to navigate now.. there are navigation buttons at the top of each piece that stay in place so that you can just click [...]

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