And along comes the voice of reason...

Link: Why People Fear Guns

After seeing CWirc listed in the Freshmeat updates several times, I finally decided to give it a closer look. Having read the description on FM and perused the web site for awhile, I installed it: The install is fairly straightforward – the program is a plugin for XChat – and took all …

No, it's not a new Perl library, it's just a better browser. After spending many hours working on this site, I find that when I view it in Internet Explorer, it just doesn't look good. Microsoft has some interesting ideas when it comes to sticking to the standards. For that …

Need a relatively lightweight, stable, and portable IRC client? If so, check out the new TundraIRC irc client. Initially designed to fill the void on Mac OS X, it is written in Java so it should run on almost any platform.

I've begun testing on version 0.3, and have …

I have a new favorite Mexican restaurant: Torero's.

Located at the intersection of Millbrook and Atlantic Avenue here in Raleigh, this restaurant offers a diverse menu of Mexican food items at very reasonable prices.

The first vote came after I asked for 'hot' sauce/salsa, and the waiter delivered a …

A little humor:

Two old women were talking and exchanging notes on their sexual activities.

The first old women told the second old woman that sometimes she gets her husband in the mood at night by getting totally naked lying in bed and putting her two legs behind her head …

I have no idea if their holsters are any good or not, but their advertising is certainly eye-catching!

Link: ISIPR Kydex Holsters

Well, I finally got tired of not having XM Radio available at work, so I ordered one of the new XM PCR units. This is an XM Radio receiver which plugs into your computer via the sound card, and is controlled via a USB connection.

The software which runs on …

Purchased two new CD's today:

The first is Evanescence: Fallen. A new band to me, it features the vocal talents of Amy Lee out in front of the pretty decent guitar work of Ben Moody.

The second is the new album from Godsmack: Faceless. I bought one of their first …

While sooping through some newsgroups tonight I noticed this site listed in one of the posts. It has graphs of the relative activity of various worms. The site also offers various methods of filtering the data, e.g. last month, etc.

Check it out: http://www.wormwatch.org