Thursday, October 12, 2006

Google's blog hosting platform suffers outage

"After getting hacked this past weekend, Google's Blogger publishing service suffered an outage on Thursday morning that kept both and the Blogspot hosting service offline for two hours."

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Wednesday, October 11, 2006

A Fourth Person Contracts Botulism From Organic Carrot Juice

Investigators believe botulism toxin from bottled carrot juice paralyzed a woman, the fourth person thought to be poisoned by bacteria in the drink. Botulism poisoning symptoms include double vision, droopy eyelids, trouble speaking or swallowing and paralysis on both sides of the body that progresses from the neck down.

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Yahoo and Google Search Engines Combined

There's a new site out, that combines the power of Google and Yahoo search engines, and its called Gahooyoogle. You enter your search at, and it actually splits the screen in two, showing results from Google on one side, and Yahoo on the other. Check it out.

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Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Jewelry made from Modified Ectoplasmic Giant Madagascar Hissing Cockroach

They are decorated with the finest Austrian Swarovski crystal. Each roach takes about an hour of painstaking work to achieve his final magical glory. All roaches are male to ensure sterility, and come complete with a leash set that clasps to the cockraoch's carapace to keep him from running amok

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PETA Upset at Roach Eating Contest

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals wants Six Flags Great America to scrap its Halloween-themed cockroach-eating promotion.

A spokeswoman for the animal rights organization says the contest at the amusement park's FrightFest is "gratuitously cruel."

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Sunday, October 01, 2006

Blogger Forum Switches To Wordpress

Since Google provides no (or little) support, frustrated users have been flocking to Bloggerforum for advice and technical help. But now apparently even the people at blogger-forum have had it with blogspot and have endorsed Wordpress as their platform of choice.

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