Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Today's salute to an "other crappy" legend: The Donger


Some things you may not know about Gedde Watanabe if you just remember him as "The Donger": although he achieved a measure of fame playing a geeky Asian stereotype, he could not be more American. He was born and raised in Utah. He speaks no Asian languages, and speaks English with no accent. He's also an outstanding singer.


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Here's a concept to boggle your mind: NASA thinks its telescopes are looking at the beginning of the universe.
Remember that the farther away an object is, the longer it has taken for its light to reach us. The logical extension of that is that more powerful telescopes keep looking at older and older objects, until ...?


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2006 InfoTech Products Of The Year


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The Pop Culture Palace is updated with "What Happened in 1958?"


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The architectural wonders of 2006


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AMC captures 'Prisoner' for '08
AMC is getting into the original sci-fi business with a remake of the famous McGoohan Prisoner series.


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100 things we didn't know this time last year
Baboons can tell the difference between English and French.


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Photoshop Contest - what does Santa do the rest of the year?


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Did you know - 1/6 of all internet page views are on MySpace?
That's more than Yahoo, Google, and E-Bay added together! I'd say those MySpace dudes have a winner.


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Rocky Balboa, as reviewed by Charles Dickens


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The Ten Worst Trailers of 2006


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Cute quiz: Movie Scenes recreated with office supplies


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