Melt faster, dammit; I’ve got a flight to catch.

There’s probably a Home Ec manual from the 50s that gives idiot bachelors like me useful domestic advice, like “the day you’re flying out of town is not the best day to clean out and defrost your refrigerator.” Unfortunately, I’ve never read that manual.

Good night, eclectic. We hardly knew ye.

I just wanted to give a shout out and thank you to Leigh for teaching me so much, so painlessly.

Watch your step, indeed.

Apparently, this sound had been no ordinary urban muzak; a large chunk of my house had been stolen. Mysterious.

So you say this “literacy” thing has something to do with books?

Minneapolis is the most literate city in the U.S.

“Resourceundle” is not a word in any language.

There’s nothing more fun than deciphering other people’s code. Especially when their Javadoc is in German. Poorly spelled German. announces launch of the Mozilla Foundation.

It’s about time.

Advance Wars 2: Like D-Day, but cuter.

What’s really great about this game is the care taken in making the single-player battles really interesting — even dramatic.

We could just start carrying around pictures of saints or something.

By making images too busy and using too many colors, designers don’t just diminish the utility of their icons; they lose opportunities to distinguish their products from the rest of the market.

Dear God, make it stop, please.

On the fabulous radio show Crap From The Past, Ron Gerber just played a hard-house remix of Pink Floyd’s “Another Brick in the Wall” by one DJ Russ Harris.