Thursday, June 03, 2010

Another Linkdump

No, she wasn't out hunting for a lawsuit excuse: Woman sues Google after being hit by a car while using walking directions. More here.

On the other hand, some humans are wonderful.

This picture scares me.

The first episode of The new Doctor Who Adventure Game is downloadable now... if you live in the UK or know how to use a proxy. (Yes, of course I know how to use a proxy).

MetaFilter links to a half-keyboard. I'd love to have this as a software solution, but I'm not buying a $600 keyboard to get that functionality.

Rename Mount Rainier to "Ti'Swaq"?
The pronunciation "tea-swawk" is acceptable, Satiacum said, though it really should be pronounced with more character given to the final K sound.

To be more accurate, the word should end with a coughlike exhalation of air, Satiacum said. "Think of blowing out a candle."
So, would that be Mount Teeswawkh?


Quebec is on fire.

Pugs for the in-laws.


Jonathan L. Miller said...

I thought the game was going to be available worldwide for download. If not, that's really disappointing.

Tegan said...

It will eventually be available outside the UK for a fee.