Jan 29, 2004


History was an easy exam, no more exams for me this week. Tommorow I will attend my begginers for driving in Canada. I will be doing donuts by the end of the course hopefully.

At this point I reformated my pc from that Mydoom, Norton Antivirus found it but it couldn't repair it.Then it made my pc freeze, then I had to restart and the bluue death screen from Microsoft comes to my monitor. Great all those files, going to download them all.

Jan 27, 2004

Bird flu means fish replaces chicken on KFC's menu

BBC:eat fish or die!
Chicken chrisis:Kentucky Fried Fish hits Vietnam
The bird flu epidemic spreading through Asia has claimed its latest casualty: the C in KFC.
The global chicken chain has been forced to keep almost all its outlets in Vietnam closed after the illness killed six people in the country.

Net users jailed
CNN - LONDON, England (Reuters) -- China has imprisoned a growing number of people for expressing opinions on the Internet or downloading banned information from the Web, the rights group Amnesty International said Wednesday.


The Science exam was easy, I think I did good on it. I'm starting to study for my History exam on Thursday.

Jan 26, 2004


I have a Science exam tommorow, I have been studying for a while on this subject, blogging lite.

Jan 25, 2004

The Battle Of Algiers

The movie that was banned in France during 1965, it's now back in 2004!

Watch the trailer
Pepsi ads wink at music downloading

USATODAY:NEW YORK — A new sort of Pepsi Generation will get air time on the Super Bowl: music downloaders. The ad identifies the teens as a "few of the kids sued for downloading music free off the Internet." RIAA has filed 914 lawsuits since it began cracking down in September, including 532 this week.

I will download this ad for free and see how it goes.
Gates forecasts victory over spam

BBC:Spammers - senders of bulk E-mail that mostly offers dubious products or pornography - were innovative, he said.
However, a three-pronged strategy would soon stamp out the problem, he said in remarks at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos.

Go bill, your XBOX sucks, so does your windows, you supress ideas of other developers, and you made the Mars rover stop sending signals, I think it's using the Windows 98. Blue screen of death!, But I like his spammer ideas.
Dean Goes Nuts!

This page is entirely dedicated to the "Howard Dean Scream"

Funny remixes for the Howard Dean speech. Yearrhh!


Jan 24, 2004

Well, You're in a Good Mood Today, Officer...

Reuters: Israeli police had to close an entire floor of their station because the pungent scent of tons of confiscated marijuana was making them high, an Israeli newspaper said Friday.

This was so funny I thought you guys might like it too.
A New Zealand train driver went on indefinite stress leave after running over a garden gnome which he feared was a child.

Microsoft settles with teen over Web site

Reuters:The 17-year-old Canadian teenager who caught the attention of Microsoft's lawyers by registering www.mikerowesoft.com, has agreed to give up his Web site in exchange from some perks from the world's largest software maker.

Man what a luck this guy had till now.
Super size me!
Morgan Spurlock decided to become a gastronomical guinea pig.
His mission: To eat three meals a day for 30 days at McDonald's and document the impact on his health.


Sevice Pack 2 Screenshots

Pureperformance:Although not totally new news. Serial ATA II specifications are being worked out. Full Story.

Got my glasses back

I got them back today, better then before.

Remember my old post
Phantom Gaming Service Unveiled

The announcement of the development of the Phantom games console was one of the most debated stories of 2003, with industry experts describing it in a variety of ways. Some suggested the console was vaporware, or an elaborate hoax, while others prais...

On the Screensavers the announced that this was a vapourware.


Jan 21, 2004

Cox & Forkum: Iranian 'Democracy'

Iranian government officials resign over election crisis

CBC News - TEHRAN - Top Iranian government officials have resigned over the disqualification of thousands of prospective reformist candidates.

And life still goes on, on what ever they say, every second, every minute.
Guess who's alive?!

You will not believe this,CHURCHILL had a parrot! I know I can't believe it too. Any ways after CHURCHILL'S parrot being 104 she has been brought back to the media to say F*** THE NAZIS. I'm not kidding CHURCHILL'S PARROT was thought to say those words by CHURCHILL himself.


Jan 20, 2004

Army Joins Struggle to Save Beer
Reuters -Russia has sent in the army to bolster a week-long struggle to rescue 10 tons of beer trapped under Siberian ice, Itar-Tass news agency said Tuesday. A lorry carrying the beer sank when trying to cross the frozen Irtysh river, and a rescue team of six divers, 10 workers and a modified T-72 tank from the emergencies ministry have so far failed to save the load.

For mother Russia!
Software giant threatens mikerowesoft

I saw this the first day on Canada.com but I forgot to post it, it's pretty dumb of Microsoft to go after a person like Mike Rowe. Go Mike Row-Soft.

Znet: Microsoft is threatening teenage software writer Mike Rowe with legal action for registering and using the domain name mikerowesoft.com
Spirit Rover in 3D!

Great animation all based on the Rover's journey.


Jan 18, 2004

Why Hubble is being dropped

BBC: Without doubt the Hubble Space Telescope is one of the most important telescopes ever built. Its clear view of the Cosmos, above the turbulent and distorting atmosphere, has changed our understanding of the Universe in which we live.

There should be a hubble two soon.
Israeli ambassador kicked out of Swedish museum after vandalizing art

STOCKHOLM (AFP) - Israel's ambassador to Sweden was kicked out of Stockholm's Museum of National Antiquities after he destroyed an artwork featuring a picture of a Palestinian suicide bomber, the artists said.

website mixmaster

Just pick the layot and the content and you are a website mixer, It actually works.


Jan 15, 2004

Moon Base: NASA's Recurring Dream

Wired:Moon base? Old news.

In his hotly anticipated announcement Wednesday, President Bush ordered NASA scientists to plan for a manned "foothold on the moon." They might look through their old filing cabinets to start, because the U.S. government and its contractors have been planning lunar colonies since long before Neil Armstrong took his one giant leap for mankind in 1969.

Wired has mostly explained it to me, it should tell explain it to you too.
LaCie - Bigger Disk - largest hard drive capacity available

1 terabyte of storage space in a manageable 5.25" form factor!!!

I remeber in 200 the 70 GB was the largest capacity.


New study shatters Internet 'geek' image

CNN: LONDON, England (Reuters) -- The typical Internet user -- far from being a geek -- shuns television and actively socializes with friends, a study on surfing habits said on Wednesday.

I think they mixed two stereotypes together, Gamers and Computer users.

Jan 13, 2004

Abandoned Bicycles of New York

Discription:New York has a lot of abandoned bicycles. I don't know why. Do people forget the combinations or keys to their locks? Do they forget they had a bike? Most of the bikes pictured here are pretty cheap bikes. Some of the bikes appear to have been abandoned long ago. Consider this ever-growing photo album a way to remember those forgotten bicycles.

Sad photos of bent and crooked bikes that belonged to some guy 30 or years ago.... who knows!
Cool links

As I came upon BoingBoing.net I found out that I can see a Hi-res Mars QTVR panos, I also found about MOLE PEOPLE!

Jan 12, 2004

Yes! go away dumb political system

I want them all to get out of the politics, I want there to be a new political system in Iran, called a democratic system. parties such as the conservatives and liberals. Something semilar to Canada, It's possible!

Pending Regime Change in Iran
Christian Science Monitor - As much as American conservatives want the US to push for a regime change in Iran, they should relax. Political turmoil in Tehran is heading that way anyway.

Former Iranian conservative MP Mohammad Mohammadi-Far (centre) fights with reformists in the parliament in Tehran. (AFP) LINK

Jan 11, 2004

He knows! pfft

BlogsCanada:A few weeks ago, I ran an interview with Iranian-Canadian blogger Hoder. In the interview, Hoder speculated that he would be arrested for his blogging efforts should he return to Iran. That is excatly what did happen to another Iranian blogger, Sina Motallebi.
Year in review: Operating system strategies

Cnet: Microsoft talked up the Tablet OS and Media Center, while dreaming Longhorn. Meanwhile, Linux moved ahead, despite SCO threats, and Apple unleashed its latest big cat, Panther.

Weblog following the progress of the Mars rover missions

Mars Rover Mission Blog
Boing Boing: Why can't Homeland Security tell the difference between Al Quaeda and my six-year-old daughter? .. Age 6, already marked as a terrorist .. Yet another depressing example.

U.S. is Getting crazier
He's younger then my Grandpa!

BBC:Fans of cartoon hero Tintin around the world are celebrating the cub reporter's 75th birthday.
He's 75!

Happy Birthday TinTin, I used to go to book stores and read them, I usually bought Astrix and Oblix and TinTin, awsome days.

Jan 10, 2004

Bam Diary
Description:A diary of those working with the Amar Foundation which is bringing humanitarian aid to the people of the South Eastern Iranian town of Bam.The AMAR International Charitable Foundation was set up to provide emergency aid for refugees in southern Iran and the Iraqi marshlands in response to the acute humanitarian crisis.AMAR has been the only international non-governmental organisation operating continuous, large scale programmes in the region.

Read their blog
Prince of Persia: Sand Of Time

I just got this game, installed and started playing it on my Pc. I like what they did with the whole game, awsome gameplay, great graphics. I also love the story line, they also talk about anceint Persia. ;)

Read about it
BBCi: Games to get thumbs racing in 2004

Daniel Etherington of BBCi Collective looks ahead to the games to keep an eye on this year, in his weekly games column.
Check out the big games that are coming to our Gaming shelf this year.
'Chemical weapons' found in Iraq
Danish troops find dozens of mortar shells in Iraq that initial tests show may contain traces of blister agent.

Weird from now on what ever they will find they will say it has some Chemicals that is dangerous to the humanity.

Arab media attack 'racist' Kilroy

BBC:Pan-Arab media outlets have reacted with outrage to comments about Arabs made in a newspaper article by UK TV presenter Robert Kilroy-Silk.

Its London correspondent said Mr Kilroy-Silk had been "inaccurate by mixing up what is Arab, Muslim and Iranian" and "failed to distinguish between the terrorists who carried out the 11 September attacks and the 200 million ordinary Arabs".
Music Industry Puts Troops in the Streets

Though no guns were brandished, the bust from a distance looked like classic LAPD, DEA or FBI work, right down to the black "raid" vests the unit members wore. The fact that their yellow stenciled lettering read "RIAA" instead of something from an official law-enforcement agency was lost on 55-year-old parking-lot attendant Ceasar Borrayo.

My Dump of links have some Java problems, I will figure it out soon.
Burger King customers told: 'You are too fat to have a Whopper'

Ananova:Police believe teenage pranksters are hacking into the wireless frequency of a US Burger King drive-through speaker to tell potential customers they are too fat for fast food.

Don't do this please, don't do anything that has to do with this, over all I like the way they are doing this, I think the hackers should have a goal on this (Ending the obesity problems in U.S.)

Jan 8, 2004

the eyeranian: Thank You!
Inspired by Hossein Derakhshan, this is a note to thank all those teams currently leaving Iran after participating in rescue and relief efforts in Bam. If you wish, please use the comments section to add your own short message of thanks...

New Flash banner!

I want to show some progress around my weblog template, I have descided to change, and creat new things. I'm going to change the whole template eventualy.
Microsoft Encarta: Open Source Software

Open Source Software, form of software in which users are given or can obtain the original source code from which a computer program is compiled, and which also includes a license allowing users to modify and redistribute the code.

Very intresting
See this anti Linux ad from Microsoft

Search results from Microsoft

Jan 7, 2004

Juanary Mix of the month from eurodancehits.com

It's pretty good, listen to it.

RECALL - The Night (Remix)
FLIPSIDE - Juliet 9Remix)
DA BUZZ - Alive (Remix)
THORN - Over You
AXEL FORCE - Bring Me To Life
CANDEE JAY - If I Were You
DECAY - Last Day
TOMCRAFT - Brainwashed (Remix)
JESSY - Head Over Heels (Remix)
LYNN - It's Over
STACCATO - Move Your Body
KATE LESING - Ta Sama Chwila
PIERRE PULSAR - Calling (Remix)
GLIDE - Lost Together
LASGO - Surrender
SPECIAL D - Face 2 Face
DJ ALPHA - Life Goes On
MARC KORN - Golden Blue Eyes
HALO - Say You Will
KASIA - Sound Of Me Dreams
PATRIZIA - Close to Me
PBS|( What a great undercover, a must read)
Reporter Jane Kokan, a Canadian journalist based in England, is an independent news and documentary director, producer, reporter and cameraperson. She works in the Balkans, the former Soviet Union, Afghanistan and Africa for a variety of international broadcasters. She spoke by telephone with FRONTLINE/World editor Sara Miles about working undercover in Iran.

On Juanary,5 2004 our school started all over again, since in my High School there are two semesters (4 classes each), so we have exams that is going to start in two more weeks. The only classes that I will have Exams on this semester are History and Science. Their easy if you know what you're doing and what you know. If you don't know a thing, well you just failed.

Blogging light until then ;)

Jan 4, 2004

Spirit Rover Lands on Mars

Nasa:A traveling robotic geologist from NASA has landed on Mars and returned stunning images of the area around its landing site in Gusev Crater.

I remember when I was smaller I used to watch CNN to see what happened to the MArs missions, this was the only mission that I couldn't find it televised around Canada, or CNN.

Related: live coverage of the Mars Exploration Rover landing
Italian Il Giornale: Al Qaeda Threatens to Nuke New York on February 2

The banner headline spread across the front page of Il Giornale, the respected Milan daily reads:

“Al Qaeda: We will destroy New York within 35 days. Threat on the Internet. Countdown begins.”


Nothing is going to happen, as far as I know they won't even go near New York, damn if they hit New York I will be effected, half of US and Canada will be affected.
Meteorite hits Iran

Fri January 02, 2004 10:48 AM ET
TEHRAN (Reuters) - A meteorite has hit northern Iran causing minor damage to property but there were no immediate reports of casualties, state radio has said.
It said the impact sent locals in panic onto the streets in the northern town of Babol in Mazandaran province.
"A meteorite which hit Babol on Friday morning caused only some minor damage to residential units," radio said, without giving further details or citing any source.
It said the impact was felt up to one kilometre away.
Iranians are currently mourning at least 30,000 people killed by an earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale which struck southeastern Iran on December 26.

I never knew this happened, I wish there was pictures that we could see.

Jan 2, 2004


RegSeeker: My favirate registry orginizer
Ace Utilities: A good program for registry key's (Sharewer)
CodeStuff Starter: An Startup manager (Freewere)
FreshUI: A good freewere tweaking program
Tweak Manager: A Sharewer, that's pretty good to use for tweaking in windows.

More Tweaks

Jan 1, 2004

DVDx @ Source Forge

DVDx: DVDx allows you to convert DVD to VCD2.0 or SCVD1.0 or AVI in one step (Including multiplexing, splitting). It produces good quality movies in MPEG1/2 format you don't need to have 5GB or more free on your hard disk and it is simple to use !


SourceForge.net: Project Info - FCKeditor


Sourceforge.net:This HTML editor (DHTML editor), for ASP, ASP.NET, ColdFusion, PHP and JavaScript brings to the web many of the powerful functionalities of known desktop editors like Word. It's really lightweight and doesn't require installation in the client.

It's free