sub specie aeternitatis

Ben’s Abadonware Collection

I was thinking of games I used to play on my 286 and 486 this afternoon and decided to go looking for some of them. If you want to play these games, you will most likely need to use a program called DOSBox, which is an x86 emulator. It is available for Windows, Mac, and […]

Ursula LeGuin

It’s good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.

Top 17 List of Pictures of Concrete Blocks! (extra platinum edition!!)

What is it with arbitrary lists of best games, best websites, ultimate guides of supremeness, and any other random list of things a blogger pulls out of his ass that are so popular on Digg? These lists are news worthy and/or highly entertaining? They must be, since they get thousands of diggs. So, keeping in […]

Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases (in Engrish)

Project Gutenberg is a wonderful resource to find free ebooks, all of which (I believe) are in the public domain. In the top 100 section, I found on entitled Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases by Greeville Kleiser. The work is interesting enough on its own, but I had forgotten how amusing it is to plug things […]

Pet Peeve #136

When my neighbor plays his music or watches a movie loud enough that all that low frequency goodness seeps through my wall and keeps me from falling asleep.  Which also leads to pet peeve #53:  living in an apartment.  With neighbors below, above, and beside you.  Middle second floor living sucks.  I cannot wait until […]

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