Cars

You Can’t Beat NASCAR

It’s been ages since I watched a NASCAR race but as luck would have it, Sunday was the running of the Brickyard 400 (now call the Allstate 400) at the most famous race track in the world, the Indiannapolis Motor Speedway. The speedway was built in 1909 and hosts three big race events each year; the famous Indy 500, F1 […]

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The Net

All It Takes To Be The Next Dot Com Mogul

Bob Buskirk sent me this Businessweek story about Kevin Rose (founder of Digg.com) and other young Dot Com entrepreneurs. Well, the story is really more about Rose and Digg than anyone one else. In the fall of 2004, Rose withdrew $1,000, nearly one-tenth of his life savings, and paid a freelance coder $12 an hour to mock up a Web […]

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Ramblings

Visiting Butterfly Gardens

In addition to visiting the Butchart Gardens while in Victoria, we also had a chance to swing by the Butterfly Garden. As you can guess, the place is full of butterflies. If you like butterflies then this place is for you. Here are some photos from our visit. No I didn’t whack any butterflies, but it did cross my mind!

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Ramblings

My First Bee Rated Movie

We were in Victoria yesterday to do some site seeing. One of our stops was at the Butchart Gardens, one of Victoria’s most popular attractions. The garden features 55 acres of floral displays. It really is a beautiful place. With so many flowers you can imagine there are a lot of bees around. A few of them were harassing us […]

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The Net

Digg Profile For Sale on eBay

Just saw over on Digg that there is a story on Tech Crunch about a digg user selling his account on eBay. The current bid is $157.50. Now why would anyone want to buy a Digg profile? Well Geekforlife, the profile up for sale, is currently ranked 75th among Digg’s 445,000 registered users. A user with a higher rank is […]

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