Archives for: "January 2006"

Emma's computer

Emma has her own computer now. Someone was going to throw away an old Gateway with 256 MB RAM, so I took it and isntalled Edubuntu, the Ubuntu Linux version that is made for kids. So far it's working great. I had to monkey around with it to get the… more »

Where comment spam comes from

Ever wondered how the comment spamming jerks do their thing? Here's one of the programs they use: I'm not making this a link because I don't want to give them any help in search rankings, so copy the url and paste it… more »


Now these guys know how to fish. I found this video on, and they say it's genuine. I find it hard to believe, but I guess stranger things have happened. more »

b2evolution Plugins

YouTube plugin - Insert hosted videos into a blog post. b2media - Easily add images and links for Amazon products. Democracy Poll - Add a poll to your blog sidebar. Star Rating Plugin - Let users rate your posts by clicking on stars.… more »


Purpose This plugin gives you an easy way to add images and links for products to your posts. If you get an Amazon Associates ID and enter it in the plugin settings, then you earn a referral fee if someone clicks your link, then buys the… more »

Most Commented Posts plugin

This plugin has been replaced by Mini Stats. Purpose This plugin creates a section in your blog sidebar that lists the most commented posts on your blog. It's an easy way to keep track of your most popular/controversial posts. It may even lead to… more »

Bookmarklet 2 Plugin

Purpose Quickly blog about another webpage. This plugin automatically adds a link to the page into the body of your blog post. Installation Requires b2evolution 1.7 or later Download this file: _bookmarklet2.plugin.php.txt. Remove the .beta.txt… more »

Polyphasic sleep

I've always been intrigued by the stories about guys like Thomas Edison (oops, I guess the stories about Edison's sleep patterns are just legend) who slept only a few hours a day in short naps. I don't know if there's much scientific research on the… more »

Emma the gymnast

I just posted a new photo album. Emma was showing off her new gymnastic skills and just generally hamming it up. more »

Wedding Crashers

And the award for most overrated movie of 2005 goes to . . . Wedding Crashers. We heard this was one of the funniest movies of the year, but it's more like a 2 hour snooze fest. We laughed out loud maybe 7 times in the whole movie. Most of the time… more »

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