Thursday, September 27, 2007

Add A Caption 35

Another pic waiting for a caption. Who has one?

Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Omphaloskepsis 11

How is it one careless match can start a forest fire,
but it takes a whole box to start a campfire?

Monday, September 24, 2007

Music Trivia 20

What awesome 1977 song starts every verse with-

" . . . ha ha charade you are"

and who performed it?

Who would believe it!
We have a new expert here -

HighPower correctly said...

Pink Floyd "Pigs"

Of course the official title is "Pigs (Three Different Ones)"

Sunday, September 23, 2007

Get A Gun - Not A Doctor


A) The number of physicians in the U.S. is 700,000.
B) Accidental deaths caused by Physicians per year are 120,000.
C) Accidental deaths per physician is 0.171.

Statistics courtesy of U.S. Dept of Health Human services and is a conservative number.

Now think about this:
A) The number of gun owners in the U.S. is 80,000,000. Yes, that is 80 million.
B) The number of accidental gun deaths per year, all age groups, is 1,500.
C) The number of accidental deaths per gun owner is 0.0000188.

Statistically, doctors are approximately 9,000 times more dangerous than gun owners.
Remember, "Guns don't kill people, doctors do."
Please alert your friends to this alarming threat.
We must ban doctors before this gets completely out of hand!!!!!
Out of concern for the public at large, I have withheld the statistics on lawyers for fear the shock would cause people to panic and seek medical attention.

shamelessly stolen from the smokers club

Thursday, September 20, 2007

Add A Caption 34

Who has a caption for this pic?

looks like eddyquette does
he replied -
"Okay, so I'm not much cop at riding a bull,
but check out my elegant step-off!"
John chuckled inwardly as he slid away with sartorial elegance.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Corel Announces Paint Shop Pro Photo X2

Wow, well I was on hiatus from computing in general and blogging specifically, Corel snuck one in on me! Their newest version is entitled Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo X2. Could they make the title any longer?

This version offers an 'Express Lab' where one can supposedly edit dozens of photos in the time it used to take to edit just a few, partially because you don't have to wait for each individual photo to open. The new interface has gone dark, which seems to be the current rage in software (at least photo software). An exciting new feature is the ability to create HDR images and I'm looking forward to trying this out. There are now, also, new styles for layering ( whatever this means) and the ability to create visible watermarks. There is a new make up tool called 'Thinify', which just seems silly to me and several other program enhancements.

I can't wait to download the trial version and start putting this new program to the test. Hey, I guess I'll do that now.

Thursday, September 13, 2007

Sunday, September 09, 2007

Sony A700 Finally Arrives

Now that Sony has finally announced the release of the A700, I am compelled to make an announcement of my own -

To anyone who is properly concerned, if you are willing to send me this new camera please contact me for my shipping address. She will be graciously accepted and used frequently. I will provide a good home for the precious A700 and give her all the care and support she so truly deserves.

Tomorrow is my brother's birthday. Perhaps he should consider buying me this camera for his birthday? It would make a great gift.

Saturday, September 08, 2007