HOWTO convert canned Guinness to popcicles

“Here’s a HOWTO for converting cans of Guinness to popcicles by freezing them, slicing the bottom of the can, inserting a stick, cutting the top off the can, and sliding the can off. The results look beautiful and delicious.”  Just watch those sharp edges kids.

Indiana Sucks post of the day!

“65+ dogs and cats living in sin and 38 dead cats in a refrigerator”  [via FARK] MEXICO, Ind. — Investigators reported finding 38 dead cats in the refrigerators of two Miami County homes and have charged a woman with animal neglect. The owners of a rural home near the town of Mexico had asked Carla […]

Wendy’s diner finds human finger in her chili

Wendy’s diner finds human finger in her chili An unlucky diner bit into a segment of a human finger while digging into a bowl of chili at a Wendy’s restaurant in San Jose, Santa Clara County health officials confirmed. And did they find my ring too?

Count Every Vote!

It doesn’t matter what party you affiliate yourself with — all of our votes are equal. I believe that Americans deserve to know that their votes will count – and will be counted. It’s time to: * Provide a verified paper ballot for every vote cast in electronic voting machines; * Set a uniform standard […]

Life in the Year 2000

When you were a kid, didn’t you always wonder what life would be link in the next century. Aren’t you disappointed? Personally, I want the 24 hour work week. launched

My photo site has finally been launched. But I’m not completely happy with it. So there will be some changes over the next few months. It’s here:


“change comes from discontent,” he said. “And right now, there’s a lot of discontent.”

Cincinnati Chili Batch 13 Rocks!

Well I finally got around to making lucky batch 13. And it turned out fantastic. While it’s still not a perfect clone of Skyline — it tasted really good. The suggestions received — along with being less aggressive with some of the spices really helped. Read on for notes and the recipe.

GMail (Google’s Web EMail)

I’ve been testing out GMail for a month or so. Moved most of my personal e-mail to it. So far it’s great. Once they have the ability to access the e-mail from IMAP or POP and to read other IMAP or POP accounts it will be perfect. I will likely then move all my personal […]

Cincinnati Chili Batch 12

I made some major changes this time. Reducing the spices and adding a few new ones. The result was pretty damn good. Closer than ever, I’d say. Read more for details and the recipe.

Cincinnati Chili Discussion Groups

I’ve set up a couple groups on Google’s new Groups verison 2 web site (still in beta). One for lovers of Cincinnati style chili to discuss it and where to get it. The other specifically for those interested in making it. Cincinnati Chili Lovers Cincinnati Chili Cooks P.S. Google Groups 2 is still in beta […]

Underaged Hooker

“The RIAA sued a 14 year old girl for downloading a couple Jay-Z songs, and then in order to pay her legal fees, she does an ad for Pepsi.” … “That goes beyond fucked up and into something like legalized extortion. This girl got squeezed for three grand, and now she’s out there selling herself […]

Pigs do indeed fly.

A quote from Frank Black / Black Francis, lead singer of the Pixies For years, when asked if and when the Pixies would get back together, my stock answer would be : “When pigs fly.” Then this happened : It was a warm September day and in the midst of the afternoon’s heat came a […]

Cincinnati Chili Batch 11

This is my recipe number 11. I took the recipe that Kirk provided here which was derived from my batch 9. I took that version, added a couple things from batch 10 and went from there. Main changes are the addition of vanilla (thanks Ric) and the reduction by 1 cup of the water. Click […]