Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Breakfast @ Tiffany's...

... is one of those famous movies that I have never seen.
Leave me a comment if you are interested in the NYC "On-location" spots.

4/30/2008-8:16p GC19QEY



Word of the day: practicable

Monday, April 28, 2008

Alternatives to Windows Software

Does anyone havbe a good solution for posting wedding photos and videos? I'd like a shared password for some privacy. Not sure where to go, lot's of ideas where not to go.

PS: "it's time to replace stinky Windows software with its superior (but lesser-known) alternative:

Crapware: Superior Alternatives to Crappy Windows Software"

Friday, April 25, 2008

Waymarking

Waymarking is treasure hunting for historic or scenic locations: NYC Waymarking groups

Geocaching.com - Searching with Google Maps...

My latest obsession is geocaching. It's treasure hunting for little boxes all over the world. Here are a few: Harwich, MA; Keedysville, MD; and NY, NY.

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

NASA: Duct Tape Saved the Lunar Rover

Even though it's not the best thing to fix ducts with, it's multi-uses include
fixing the lunar rover.

Elevator Essay in The New Yorker

This is an interesting article on elevators: Up and Then Down: Reporting & Essays: The New Yorker

It includes the time-lapse video of a guy who was stuck in one for 41 hours.

Monday, April 21, 2008

Yet another cat video

It's another cute cat video.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

FreeRice

The FreeRice vocabulary game donates rice for each vocabulary building question that you get correct. I found it on Dumb Little Man's site.

Also Paul Volcker H'05 Spoke to us at the RPI event at the NYSE in NYC.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Patsy's vs Patsy's

FYE:

"In a trial that began Monday in federal court in Brooklyn, the owners
of the Manhattan restaurant claim that because patrons can't tell the
difference between the two by their name alone, the Long Island
<http://www.newsday.com/topic/travel/long-island-PLTRA000031.topic>
pizzeria is benefiting from the city restaurant's reputation.

Patsy's Restaurant, located in Manhattan's theater district, was founded
in 1944 by Pasquale "Patsy" Scognamillo and touts Frank Sinatra
<http://www.newsday.com/topic/entertainment/frank-sinatra-PECLB003706.to
pic> as having been its most famous customer.

Patsy's Pizzeria opened on Jericho Turnpike in Syosset in 2006, having
purchased the naming rights from a pizzeria in East Harlem
<http://www.newsday.com/topic/us/new-york/new-york-city/manhattan/east-h
arlem-PLGEO100100804010700.topic> that was founded in 1933 by Patsy
Lancieri and now has six locations in Manhattan."

http://www.newsday.com/news/local/ny-lipats0402,0,7590496.story?track=rs
s

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Happy April Fools' Day

We're back from our trip. Call me for details. photos soon.

BTW, Google Happy April Fools Day