Daily Departures

Departing daily from the ordinary objects of my thoughts.

Sunday, October 29, 2006

The Cremation of Sam McGee

The spectacular Robert W. Service poem The Cremation of Sam McGee can be seen recited here:

If you aren't familiar with the poem, I highly recommend that you take the time to watch and listen to this recitation of the Canadian Classic.

Who Needs Traffic Lights?

Saturday, October 28, 2006

Espresso Machine?

Forget the espresso machine, I want one of these:

Thursday, October 26, 2006

People, Pumpkins, and Knives

What do you get when you cross 4 people, three pumpkins, and a whole lotta knives?
You get some rage building.

You get some rage exploding.

You get some pumpkin head-like behaviour... literally.

And you get three awesome pumpkins.

(But the most-awesome of all is the bear-shark.)

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Photographer of the Year

According to Digital Camera Magazine anyway.

If you like photography, you should enjoy these.

First Prize:

Second Prize:

Third Prize:

There are more Runner ups (Runners up?) here.

Thursday, October 19, 2006

Playlist Trouble?

If you're having a hard time putting playlists together, then this is the app for you (provided you're a Mac user).

What Tangerine does is scan your iTunes library and identifies tracks on the basis of beat count. Once you have this information, it is easy to put together playlists that build you up and let you down.

Find this and more great products at the Potion Factory.

Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Is this cool?

I'm really asking... is it cool?