Archive for December, 2007


The Think Secret secret

December 21, 2007

Apple has forced ThinkSecret to close down after posting a story about forth coming apple products in 2005, without any details of the confidential agreement there’s some speculation around.

Was there a pay off? Was it sheer legal pressure? Was it that apple was going to loose the case?

Those that know aren’t saying. For a site that came into being to expose apple secrets to die with a apple secret seems fitting, if a little ironic.


Strange. For a site that’s supposedly shut down, it is a little odd to be posting news days after the announcement,

There’s some speculation here



December 9, 2007

It’s raining a lot at the moment and the entire population of London appears to have devolved into two very separate sub-species. Those that know how walk with an umbrella up, and those that don’t.

Those that don’t are beginning to annoy me.


Confess Your Crushes

December 6, 2007

Over on Gedblog, Gedeon, cofounder of the awesome icon factory has invited readers to post their teenage crushes. I couldn’t resist! So here are mine.


Wilma from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century


The original Bionic Woman


Daisy Duke (Naturally!)


Nancy Drew from the Nancy Drew Mysteries


And finally the only one from the UK, Sarah Jane from Dr Who.

The reason is nothing more than the fact that I’m a sucker for a pretty face. Pure lust, plain and simple. Here’s everyone else’s

Living in the now
Cocoia Blog
Russian Mafia Babe

I think I’m first up being in the UK. I can’t wait to see what Sebastiaan posts, as he says two are cartoon characters! Realistically, I can only think of Betty Rubble from the Flintstones, Penelope Pitstop from the Wacky Racers, or Daphne from Scooby Doo. That little list probably says more about me than I should mention.

IMDb for the pictures apart from Sarah Jane from the BBC and Wilma is a screen grab from a DVD


Art Arfons

December 5, 2007

Keeping with dare devils, one of the greatest land speed racers ever, died on Monday. Art Arfons wasn’t just a guy with a need for speed, he was also innovative, talented and didn’t let anything stand in his way.

He bought a jet engine from an F104 Starfighter and when he asked for the manual, he was told the manual was still classified and he couldn’t have a copy.

So he built the Jet Engine without the manual and it worked!

What a guy


Evel Knievel dies aged 69

December 1, 2007

“America’s Legendary Daredevil” as described by the Smithsonian Institute has died aged 69. I lusted for a Stunt Cycle toy for Christmas and never did get one.

The things that guy did with an XR750 were amazing. A childhood hero is no more.