Composite of my pictures of the complete lunar eclipse on August 28, 2007

Took some pictures of the total lunar eclipse last night. I kind of wish I had a telescope when I was taking these pics. The first couple of shots where it’s all black were just hand-held (1/8 of a second, image-stabilized by the Canon) and the brighter ones were taken on a tripod.

drawball history: one year at 40 hours per second

This is super, super cool. Each second represents 40 hours of collective time drawing on this huge internet graffiti wall. View the history: drawball history: one year at 40 hours per second Draw there yourself: Found it via

New Kitchen Countertop

Portrait of Kristin and the Kitchen, originally uploaded by gserafini. Kristin and Kuma posed for this lengthy timed exposure to capture the blue glowing light from the countertop. Illumination was provided by the dining room light (the overhead kitchen lights were off). This lets the river show up properly. See all the kitchen pictures here: […]

Vote for my buttons if you like them (TODAY!) :)

Voting is now enabled on the Miro one-click subscribe button design contest. Voting is by leaving comments. Please leave a comment and vote for my buttons if you like them. 🙂 Click here to go view the entries and vote: Design Contest: Judgement Day(s) Thanks! UPDATE: Thanks to everyone who voted for my submissions to […]

My submissions to the Miro one-click subscribe button contest

Miro (the open source video player formerly known as Democracy) is running a contest right now to design a revised one-click subscribe button. A Fun Little Design Contest Design up to three buttons and submit them as links in the comments. On August 20th, we’ll create a blog post with all of the submissions. There […]

And now for Bruce’s list of ugly cars

Bruce wrote another article over on about his love of beautiful cars. This time, however, it is a top list of the ugliest cars he could find. Not surprisingly, the Pontiac Aztec leads the list. Poor Aztec, at the top of everyone’s ugly list. Too Ugly To Live: Should these 6 Cars be Banned […]

WP-Cache 2.0 – useful for surviving the digg/reddit effect for your WordPress blog

Found this useful plugin from this site while working on a site that was in the middle of getting dugg/reddited: WP-Cache is an extremely efficient WordPress page caching system to make your site much faster and responsive. It works by caching Worpress pages and storing them in a static file for serving future requests directly […]

Good article over on Bruce’s site – 6 Sexy Sports Cars Big Oil Doesn’t Want You to Buy

Bruce spent a good amount of time researching the 6 best “green” sports cars. Some awesome pics there, including the Tesla Roadster. These are our favorite “green” sports cars. Some get awesome gas mileage while smoking the competition, and others use advanced bio-fuels to eek out ever higher performance over their gas-guzzling brethren. Big Oil […]

Some excellent WordPress plugins I found recently – Breadcrumbs and better Links page management

I’m working on a new site relating to Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act compliance (it will replace the useless site that is currently up at and was looking for breadcrumb functionality and a better way to manage outputting links from the Blogroll on the links.php page. I had searched for a good WordPress breadcrumbs plugin a while […]