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March 20, 2006

No New Futurama Show?

According to Slashdot: BIlly West says only movies/DVDs. Four, to be exact. More info at gotfuturama.com.

March 14, 2006

The Return of the Biking Season

With the recent bursts of nice weather, the cyclists have returned to the lakefront in small numbers. I've locked my bike in the trainer and pumped up the tires so I can get some time in indoors before joining them. Plus, I need the weather to warm up a bit more.

All of this leads to the usual thoughts of buying some new biking stuff. I'm happy what I've got, although another jersey would be nice. Oh, and a new set of brakes.

Saw the Catlike Whisper helmet on a couple of teams in last year's tour. Check it out:

groovy helmets

That's a pretty nutty design. Looks like half golf ball and half sea creature skeleton. Too bad they're not distributed in the US, otherwise I scheme up how to buy one. Sadly, they sem to run $200 or so based on the stuff I've seen on a couple of UK bike sites.

March 1, 2006

Song Origins

Nice bit at The Guardian on the origins of some songs: Born Slippy was a greyhound we bet on