Shin
2009-08-07

Glims; make Safari act more like Firefox

Glims plugin for Safari
If like me you’ve jumped ship from the wonderful world of Linux and Windows to OS X and you were using Firefox you’ll undoubtedly have had a look at Safari.
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2009-08-06

OS X 10.5.8 update

mac_osx_10.5.8

Probably the last update before Snow Leopard is upon us, really looking forward to that.
Hmm, looking at the screenshot reminds me I still need to bump that 1GB of RAM up to 2GB, 1 really isn’t enough for OS X.

2009-08-03

Dollhouse

2009-08-02

Exploding cola bottle

Exploding cola bottle
Useless fact of the day; if, like me, you slash open the plastic wrapper on a sixpack of cola bottles with a knife; be careful where you slash.
This time I accidentally hit one of the bottles and the result was quite literally an explosion. A loud bang and cola flying everywhere.

2009-07-31

Eight and counting

I haven’t been big on posting recently but for my only post this month I just wanted to say; woohoo, as of the 10th this site’s been online for 8 years.
Rejoice.

2009-06-22

How to make onigiri (Japanese rice balls)

onigiri

Very simple, very yummy.
Depending on where you live it can be tricky to get some of the ingredients. Luckily I was able to find nori and sushi rice as people seem to like sushi over here in the Netherlands, unfortunately they’re comparatively pricey at the average grocery store, with the nori costing up to 4.5 euros for 4 small sheets. Some of the stuff listed in the other videos I know are going to be impossible to source here.
The only thing I didn’t get from the cooking video is exactly how the hell they can roll balls out of hot rice with their bare hands. They must have fire proof hands (or wait for it to get cold, but it doesn’t seem that way in the video):
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2009-06-12

Eagle Chilly Sauce

2009-05-30

Superhero

XIII
Click on the piccy for the big version.

Here’s my entry for the superhero topic we’ve got going on the forum where you have to take a picture of yourself and use whatever image editor / drawing program to turn yourself into a superhero.
Picture and posing is me obviously, all the editing has been done by my wife who now officially beats the crap out of me when it comes to mad gfx skills.

2009-05-27

Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes
“Detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England.”
Sounds good.
Looks good too if you check out this trailer. It’s great to see someone finally making a new Sherlock Holmes movie.
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Work in progress... home!
Trying to get all/most of the new code working before I start on the eyecandy.