Want Teh Wife to read this article: http://www.hulver.com/scoop/story/2010/8/8/3596/70449 . One of the reasons I'm quite serious about wearing life jackets and not drinking on boats. Stuff can go terribly wrong on boats in an instant. Not that I've been on a boat in a long time.
Watched "The Trouble with Tribbles" last night.
I thought I had some useful extensions for Firefox installed on Teh Wife's laptop, but didn't, so I added them. Just simple ones like a multiple tab handler and an adblocker that weren't on there already. But this got me thinking: what Firefox extensions are truly necessary? I'm not up on the latest developments in that arena.
Spending money on leisure rather than stuff produces more happiness. Experiences are better than things in terms of happiness. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/08/business/08consume.html?pagewanted=1&ref=general&src=me
I remarked the other day that space travel will be tremendously painful. Here is an article I just found on it: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/08/books/review/Lord-t.html?partner=rss&emc=rss This is pretty much the only planet we've got. We'll never make it outside this solar system. Period.
And then there are trends that make every movie look the same: http://www.cracked.com/article_18664_5-annoying-trends-that-make-every-movie-look-same.html I especially find "ramping" and the color thing to be very annoying. The blue and orange thing, though, is also a lighting thing.
I suppose it's time for lunch.
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