Tuesday, December 02, 2008

The Google Search Engine is Officially Flawless

Behold the predictive accuracy of the Google Toolbar
Get your own incredibly accurate Google Toolbar right here.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

A Black Man's Dream Realized!

Makers of The Family Guy finally answer Cleveland's burning question... "When's it gonna be my turn?!"

Monday, November 03, 2008

Greedo Never Fired Refuses To Take Sides.

So we simply wish both candidates good-luck.

Thursday, October 30, 2008

My Insurance Company Is Going REALLY green!

When I received a policy from my insurance company it was printed on both sides of 30 pages. With that in mind, I suppose, they also included information on how to "save trees" by signing up for an "ePolicy." So strong was their desire to "save trees" that they saw fit to reiterate it 17 times. (see below)
Now, lets not get all TheConsumerist.com about this. They would surely use the headline "Chubb Hates Trees. Includes 17 pamphlets with its policies." They love to portray isolated incidents as company policies. I am sure some kid was told he could call it quits for the day once he used up the pamphlets. And Voila. Still, I thought it was amusing enough to share... I mean LOOK AT ALL THOSE TREES! :)

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Banksy? Is That You?

Spotted this on Houston (NYC) this weekend. Looks like Banksy. But so big? I guess I will have answers soon enough.

Saturday, October 18, 2008

And You Thought They Just Put The Soda On The Shelf

This is a chart that lets the market know how and where to display the Coca-Cola products properly. (click the photo to enlarge)

Friday, October 17, 2008

Singapore Plans To Taunt Godzilla With 26 Storey Dagwood Sandwich

The EDITT Tower (“Ecological Design In The Tropics”) will be built in Singapore and will undoubtedly lure monsters from around the world to feast on its inhabitants and the crispy lettuce that surrounds them.
Thanks Freshhome.com.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Benders Game. Ha! Get It? Bender's Game!

A third Futurama DVD is on the way and it goes a little something like this...

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Walk On The Pavements

Every so often the above gem shows up on the internet and all the little angst ridden, revolutionary wanna-bees line up in the comments to say “sooo true” and “more so now than ever” and I get irate every time.
So this time it will be ME posting it and it will be ME who comments on it. You are welcome to comment as well, but I was first. This time.

While growing up discover something you enjoy doing and are good at and find someone who needs that something done and arrange for them to pay you to do it.

If you choose to have kids seek out the best way to fill their minds with useful information so they might have a fighting chance in a world where knowledge is power.

Wear clothes because other wise you will die of exposure. Wear the clothes you find comfortable. Wear the clothes you find help represent who you are. Wear the clothes that make your girlfriend grab your ass. And if your choices do not follow fashion... fashion will likely follow you.

And remember that society accepts a million definitions of normal. Act normal with some creativity and you could be as wildly popular as Marilyn Manson. Or just twirl about with reckless abandon. Some will call you an ass, others a free-spirit, most will adjust their path to avoid you and 1 or 2 may join you.

Walk wherever you like. Through fields, through puddles, through alleys, or god forbid on pavements. But best to walk where you wont be shot or run over.

Watch Carl Sagan loving and explaining the never ending Cosmos. Watch how things are made. Watch leaders speak. Watch Jon Stewart lampoon them. And why not... laugh along with a laugh track now and then. Or even choose sides between Lauren and Heidi.

In a world where goods and services are mainly acquired monetarily consider setting aside some money or assets that can work for you when you are too old to work for yourself.

Do what you think is right and fair and just. If you are a decent person 90 percent of the time you will find you are obeying the law inadvertantly. As for the other 10 percent. Disobey loudly and proudly and with others who agree with you. You may one day change that law.

REPEAT AFTER ME: The message in the photo was shorter but perhaps only because the author only managed to steal one can of paint. (The writer may be free, but paint is not.)

Sunday, August 10, 2008

Pluto Is Many Things To Many People, But It Aint No Planet

Looks like the old debate has returned and astronomers are once again arguing over Pluto's planet status.

I personally would like to see Pluto remain in its "NOT A PLANET" status. But for a somewhat unorthodox reason. I often use the fact that Pluto is no longer considered a planet as a way to point out one of the important differences between science and religion. It is a great example of new technology... providing new information... that causes the scientific communty to admit fault in it's existing information. No adherence to tradition, no injured pride, no accusations of heresy and no excommunication. You just inform the world that billions of books, posters, documentaries and science fair models are WRONG. And when the world replies "COME ON!" Science replies "TOUGH SH*T" this is science.

And if you are thinking "Hey man Pluto should be a Planet, It always has been, its an accepted fact." Well then you have missed your calling. You should have been a church elder in the 1600s. You could have helped to stifle the work of Galileo Galilei. Tradition has no place in science.

And with that in mind, if you can cut Pluto some slack because of 70 years of planet status then what are you gonna do for the geocentric model of the solar system which held sway for SIX THOUSAND years.

But don't take it from me. Take it from The Chairman of the Board (of The Planetary Society) Neil deGrasse Tyson

Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Hammond Of Texas. You Will Be Missed.

Don S. Davis. Better know in my (tiny) circles as Base Commander, Major General George Hammond has passed away (on June 29, 2008.) He was 65 years old. Learn more HERE.

Monday, June 16, 2008

Crash Cab

For some reason us geeks enjoy posting pictures of crashed computer screens "in the wild." Like THIS boot sequence in Time Square. So in the same spirit here is a "fatal application error" in a cab on Avenue A. If you must ask I guess the answer would be "because it's there."

Thursday, May 01, 2008

Bacon Bloody Mary (at the Double Down Saloon)

The Bacon Bloody Mary (and Bacon Martini) of the famous Double Down Saloon (NYC & Vegas)
Poster by: DaveHimself

Friday, April 25, 2008

The Rick Roller Ball (obnoxious goes real-time)

Just set the timer and Rick Roll this 12 sided 80s pop landmine into the vicinity of some unsuspecting noobs and as soon as one of them is naïve enough to pick it up... BLAMMO they get RICK ROLLED!
That’s right. All the obnoxious fun of Rick Rolling in a real-world format guaranteed to amuse you and annoy them for hours... Well at least three minutes and thirty seconds.

Now with FOUR fun settings: Landmine, Hot Potato, Alarm Clock & STEALTH MODE!


Digg this story.

Thursday, April 24, 2008

iPod ad + boredom + Photoshop© = iPow!

I don't hate iPods. But I do hate every individual represented in every iPod ad.
Digg this.

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

B is for BANTHA

We don't do cute here at GNF. It just ain't dignified. But wait till you see Admiral Ackbar representin' for the letter 'A' in this Star Wars ABCs series. I mean... he's just so...

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Arthur C. Clarke

"There is hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags do not wave in a vacuum."

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Eliot Spitzer Jersey

GNF reader BG recommended I create this T-Shirt in honor of Elliot Spitzer. They are 4 grand each... and for goodness sake PAY CASH!

Sunday, February 24, 2008

9EVxI0uGzeY is the the new eBGIQ7ZuuiU

Actually, it isn’t but it should be. IMHO the Optimum Online Spanish friendly, beach rap commercial is the most terrifying song to get stuck in your head of all time. “what the hell is he talking about” you say? I refer, of course, to the insidious Rick Roll. If you just clicked on that link you sort of got “Rick Rolled.” The way it really works is someone provides you a link to something you really want to see and BAM you are hit with the elctro-tom intro of Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley instead. To be led to that video against your will is to be Rick Rolled. I firmly believe the I/O Digital Cable song could do more damage.

On a completely unrelated note: Lindsay Lohan did it with by a pirate, a ninja, and a monkey... video here.

Thursday, February 14, 2008

My ReplayTV (Tivo) Completes Me

My ReplayTV DVR knows what TV I watch, and how much TV I watch, so it also knows I wont be getting any Valentines Day cards. With that in mind, on this loneliest of the Hallmark holidays, it slips me a little reminder that if nothing else my TV loves me.

Monday, February 11, 2008

Expensive Java... Now With Free Java Script.

Starbucks announced today that they are switching from T-Mobile to AT&T and providing free WiFi to their customers for 2 hours a day. Wont be long before we are skipping the line by ordering with our iPhones... Maybe something like THIS!
Okay, pretty lame post, but I had that great Laughing Man style screen grab I just had to use.

Sunday, February 10, 2008


Unless you spent the last month in a sequestered jury hotel room you probably know that a large and growing group of anonymous “hackers”/internet users/concerned citizens have been waging war against The “Church” of Scientology. They call themselves Anonymous. They are making life miserable for the greedy group of nut jobs through various methods. Some small... like faxing and re-faxing sheets of black paper to all Scientology fax numbers. Some Large... Like protests outside of various Scientology headquarters.

So if you plan to organize or join a protest in your area, why not do so with hacker-chic stylish anonymity. Just click on the 2 halves above and print them out, over lap em, mount em and cut off the excess. The result is a replica of the digital mask worn by the ultimate hacker with a cause.... The Laughing Man of Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex Fame. I have replaced The Laughing Man’s J.D. Salinger quote “"I thought what I'd do was, I'd pretend I was one of those deaf-mutes." with one borrowed from the original Anonymous message... “We are Anonymous. We are Legion. We do not forgive. We do not forget. Expect us.” Enjoy.

UPDATE: CUT EYE HOLES PEOPLE! We have already had some accidents!

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Fax From Your iPhone! For FREE! (Well, For 30 Days)

Faxing from your iPhone is now as easy as 1, 2, 3!

A little company called eFax.com exists to help you receive and send faxes from your computer/laptop. The beauty is they have a way to send faxes from your iPhone as well. And it comes in a FREE 30 day trial.

1. Create the text you wish to fax in an email
2. Send that email to the phone number you wish to fax plus @efaxsend.com (ex. 555-555-1212@efaxsend.com)

Hmm, I guess its actually as easy as 1, 2.

Let me also say that I know damn well this will work on any phone/PDA that can send an email, but I’ll be damned if I am gonna give up all that tasty iPhone traffic.

On a side note, a nifty little fax prank that GNF does not condone goes as follows. Get yourself a sheet of black paper. Fax it to someone. They run out of ink. Mean right? So do not do it!

On an entirely different subject, if you are interested in Scientology you can contact them at this number (727) 441-8849. Oh, wait never mind. That's their fax number.

Saturday, January 05, 2008

Another Monkey On The Run

GNF fan 'Sunshine' spotted this ever so cute/sad sign on Irving (in NYC) and beamed over a pic. I blurred the numbers 'cause teh innernets am rufless. So if you've seen Fluffy contact me in the comments.