Thanks to Christmas I’m now the proud owner of a Celestron SkyScout. It’s pretty wonderful. The software to update it is lousy, though! Here’s what I’ve found, Internet, because Google was just not helpful at all. The software updater won’t work with any 64 bit version of Windows. Hugely inconvenient! Luckily I had an old…
Month: December 2010
Bert Kaempfert – a live medley
Performed live on German TV’s “Gala-Abend der Schallplatte” in 1967. TV used to be so classy.
The Brothers Grossbart
I’m currently reading The Sad Tale of the Brothers Grossbart. It’s not the kind of book I usually read… It’s turning out to be extremely gory and there are some gut-wrenching scenes of brutality, but there’s just enough interesting things happening in each chapter to keep me reading. Anyway, I wanted to share the cover…
Merry Christmas from 7UP!
The original 8-bit Super Mario Bros turned 25 this year. To celebrate, Nintendo is re-re-re-releasing the old bird in a limited edition manufacturing run of Super Mario Allstars for Wii. Spend some time and be sure to check out the exhaustive guide to SMB glitches, complete with inline illustrative animated GIFs. There’s some tricks in…