As with my surprisingly popular Hertz discount codes page, I have a few other rental care coupon codes lying around. Most of them arenâ€™t really that special, but I figured writing them down here will benefit someone, and I wonâ€™t have to keep a few scraps of paper lying around. Avis $25 off weekly AWDB790072 […]
Here’s a pair of great Bauer hockey commercials from back in the day: We all have something A clean sheet Does anyone have higher-quality copies? While we’re at it, does anyone have a copy of the NFL “Feel the Power” commercial that used Ani DiFranco’s “32 flavors” and featured various running backs? I can’t find […]
“Design can be a form of social activism.” Yes, it can be.
In 1999, the high-end Mac was a 500 MHz Power Mac G4 and cost $3500. In 2006, the high-end Mac is a 2×3 GHz Mac Pro and costs $2500. That’s more than 12X faster for 30% less. In 1999, I was paying CAD$36/month (then worth US$25 @1.47:1) for broadband (Bell Canada). In 2007, I am […]
Everyone’s favorite lexicographer â€” Erin McKean â€” had a great piece in the New York Times last Sunday. In her article, she dives in to the Oxford English Corpus, explaining how we migrate (north), who we chide (the president) and what’s edible (fungi and seaweed, among others).
I was in Sports Basement today picking up a bike tube. As the cashier rang up my puchase, he asked me “Is this your first time at Sports Basement?”. I answered “no.” What’s wrong with this? Well, your best customers — your regulars — have to give a negative answer every time. It would be […]