Category: "Little Idiocies"

Sites banning Firefox out of spite

Published by Andrew Hreschak in News, Little Idiocies
Published on 08/17/07 @ 03:07:00 am using 1589 words, and has 17968 views
This evening I checked out a website (http://planet.intertwingly.net) which had linked to my Acura mobile computing blog and, while there, noticed an interesting article on a recent attempt by site owners to block visitors using the Firefox web browser… more »

Someone Get These Idiots a Geography Lesson

Published by Andrew Hreschak in Little Idiocies
Published on 06/22/06 @ 11:47:00 pm using 440 words, and has 8576 views
Along with several billion other people, I've been following closely the World Cup football tournament being hosted this year in Germany. Since we weren't able to get tickets to see any of the matches, I'm forced to settle on watching them on… more »

The 0 point 7 percent of the world... series

Published by Andrew Hreschak in Little Idiocies
Published on 10/28/05 @ 01:06:00 am using 286 words, and has 1174 views
Well, it's that time of year again in which we all ignore obvious math and get caught up in the silly madness of crowds. I'm refering to that display of American arrogance that is the "World" Series. I won't go into my thoughts on how mind-numbingly… more »

New species of lizard discovered

Published by Andrew Hreschak in Little Idiocies
Published on 10/10/05 @ 09:02:00 pm using 292 words, and has 1263 views
There's a news story that just showed up on Yahoo about an hour ago describing the discovery of a new species of tiny geckolike lizard. This new and apparently endangered species of lizard is about 1.5 inches in length, and was discovered in the… more »

New Orleans floodwaters can't wash away racism

Published by Andrew Hreschak in Little Idiocies
Published on 09/02/05 @ 12:13:00 am using 154 words, and has 3744 views
Boing Boing is pointing to a few flickr photos depicting flood survivorr. The photos were originally carried by the (AP) Associated Press. Both images depict flood survivors carrying/dragging what appear to be bags of food scavenged from local grocery… more »

Stick a flag in me... I'm done

Published by Andrew Hreschak in Little Idiocies
Published on 08/31/05 @ 09:58:00 pm using 325 words, and has 1237 views
Just a quick observation on the extreme saturation of American flags in all aspects of life these days. I've seen them on hot dog vendor carts, on web design company websites, and pasted to the sides of garbage cans. Am I to believe that those hot dogs… more »

Gladiator Special Edition DVD

Published by Andrew Hreschak in Little Idiocies
Published on 08/23/05 @ 11:46:00 am using 116 words, and has 3821 views
Well, the so-called "Special Edition" DVD version of the movie Gladiator has now been released in the US. It apparently contains 17 minutes of extra footage which wasn't seen in the theaters. I'm wondering if it contains any behind-the-scenes footage of… more »