"Everything Old Was Once New

and until explored unfamiliar and dangerous..."
(Sir Terry Pratchett)



Cheeky & Geeky Se Moi;

Vision, Faith & Attitude!

Nie Hao, Gaat ie, Fawakka?


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The venerable stereo has been supplanted by an assortment of smartphones, media players, and wireless speakers. There is no denying that the convenience of having nearly unlimited media at your fingertips is a big win, but don’t you wish the audio experience was a little more sophisticated sometimes? Enter the ceramic stereo.The ceramic stereo is an art project by design student and Londoner Victor Johansson.

So to get this out of the way — no, you can’t buy it. That’s a bummer, because plenty of folks are going to see the appeal. The ceramic speaker takes its inspiration from a key bowl where one might toss keys when returning home. The speaker is the same thing, but for a phone. The obvious difference is that the speaker will play music when the phone is placed in certain spots.

The entire device is handmade, with a glazed ceramic surround that encases the white oak central platform. Beneath the lovely exterior is a mass of cables and wires that control the functionality. Johansson spent quite a while designing the interior to hold all the necessary sensors and electronics, while still making room for the speaker to do its thing.

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(via Beautifully minimalist ceramic stereo finds a use for NFC | Mobile | Geek.com)

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Beloved British nerd comedy The IT Crowd is at long last coming back for its finale special. Creator Graham Lineham announced at a conference in Germany yesterday that this 40-minute episode — which he’s been talking about for years — will start shooting in a few weeks. According to Bleeding Cool, stars Richard Ayoade, Chris O’Dowd, Katherine Parkinson, and Matt Berry will all be back, and most of the delay can be chalked up to their variously busy schedules. Remember, if you have an emergency, go ahead and call 0-118-999-88-199-9119-725 … 3.
Moss, Jen and Roy are coming back for a finale, but in the meantime let them help with your 9-5.
How To Get Through Your Work Day, As Told By “The IT Crowd”
1. Work is repetitive, and dull, but with a little thought, it doesn’t have to be.




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2. Personalize your space.



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3. A dance break will do wonders for your morale.



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4. Be focused. Don’t let idle chit chat distract you.



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5. Accept that you won’t get on with everyone.



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6. Know how to negotiate.



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7. Always strive for the superlative.



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8. Give praise where praise is due.



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9. When hosting events with colleagues, be prepared in advance.





(via How To Get Through Your Work Day, As Told By “The IT Crowd”)

Beloved British nerd comedy The IT Crowd is at long last coming back for its finale special. Creator Graham Lineham announced at a conference in Germany yesterday that this 40-minute episode — which he’s been talking about for years — will start shooting in a few weeks. According to Bleeding Cool, stars Richard Ayoade, Chris O’Dowd, Katherine Parkinson, and Matt Berry will all be back, and most of the delay can be chalked up to their variously busy schedules. Remember, if you have an emergency, go ahead and call 0-118-999-88-199-9119-725 … 3.

Moss, Jen and Roy are coming back for a finale, but in the meantime let them help with your 9-5.

How To Get Through Your Work Day, As Told By “The IT Crowd”

1. Work is repetitive, and dull, but with a little thought, it doesn’t have to be.

How To Get Through Your Work Day, As Told By "The IT Crowd"
Source: Tumblr.com

2. Personalize your space.

Personalize your space.
Source: turnlol.com

3. A dance break will do wonders for your morale.

How To Get Through Your Work Day, As Told By "The IT Crowd"
Source: Tumblr.com

4. Be focused. Don’t let idle chit chat distract you.

How To Get Through Your Work Day, As Told By "The IT Crowd"
Source: Tumblr.com

5. Accept that you won’t get on with everyone.

How To Get Through Your Work Day, As Told By "The IT Crowd"
Source: Tumblr.com

6. Know how to negotiate.

Know how to negotiate.
Source: Tumblr.com

7. Always strive for the superlative.

Always strive for the superlative.
Source: Tumblr.com

8. Give praise where praise is due.

How To Get Through Your Work Day, As Told By "The IT Crowd"
Source: Tumblr.com

9. When hosting events with colleagues, be prepared in advance.

When hosting events with colleagues, be prepared in advance.

(via How To Get Through Your Work Day, As Told By “The IT Crowd”)

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LED-packing USB cable minimizes after-dark phone-charging fumbles



This simple but useful concept is not yet available, however. Its creator, Dustin Orndorff from Winchester (VA), has hit the pages of Kickstarter to bring his idea to market. The early bird specials have all been snapped up by eager after-dark gadget users, so anyone wanting to secure a 3 ft USB Micro Light charging cable will have to stump up at least US$14, while the 6 ft version will require a pledge of $16.
(via LED-packing USB cable minimizes after-dark phone-charging fumbles)

LED-packing USB cable minimizes after-dark phone-charging fumbles

The USB Micro Light charging cable has an LED light integrated into its micro-USB connecto...

This simple but useful concept is not yet available, however. Its creator, Dustin Orndorff from Winchester (VA), has hit the pages of Kickstarter to bring his idea to market. The early bird specials have all been snapped up by eager after-dark gadget users, so anyone wanting to secure a 3 ft USB Micro Light charging cable will have to stump up at least US$14, while the 6 ft version will require a pledge of $16.

(via LED-packing USB cable minimizes after-dark phone-charging fumbles)

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Glowing Arcade Coin Slot Belt Buckles

This is a $90 glowing coin slot belt buckle by Insignificant Fish Industries. “This Belt buckle is made from genuine recycled arcade parts that died in the line of duty and have been preserved as a wearable homage to their place in Silicon Heaven. With the light turned on, it looks exactly like the big arcade machines from whence it came.”

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Okay, if I can’t get the belt buckle I posted yesterday, maybe this one…

(Which one do you think is more likely to get me stopped at airport security?

DEMAND

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WWII U.S. Lockheed P38 Lightning
417 LEGO® piecesTwin boom design with dual 3 blade propellers and yellow/red spinners.Four nose mounted machine guns.Landing gear.U.S. insignia decals.Pilot minifigure included

Would love to convert this into the P-38M Night Lightning

WWII U.S. Lockheed P38 Lightning

417 LEGO® pieces
Twin boom design with dual 3 blade propellers and yellow/red spinners.
Four nose mounted machine guns.
Landing gear.
U.S. insignia decals.
Pilot minifigure included

Would love to convert this into the P-38M Night Lightning