Wednesday, May 18, 2011

How to Open Milk

from the "Workplace Courtesy Signs" series by Giulio Quaglieri

Please Keep Fridge Door Closed

from the "Workplace Courtesy Signs" series by Giulio Quaglieri

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Tim Horton's Recipes Revealed, vol. 1

little-known fact: the new Tim Horton's "smores" donut is just a double-chocolate donut that fell on the floor.

Friday, May 06, 2011

Tips for Job Hunters, vol. 12

Looking for job opportunities at Research in Motion? Just update your facebook/linkedin status to "looking for a good rim job"

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Poetica, vol. 1


Could not write haikus

Was always too difficult

Need one more word


Presso vs. Aeropress vs. French Press vs. Real Espresso Machine

This is a comparative review of the Presso and Aeropress manual gourmet coffee presses. French Press and Commercial Grade (Real) Espresso Machine are added as reference points.

NOTE: this assumes you have access to properly-ground, freshly roasted, good quality coffee beans. If not, replace all results with "shitty".

  Presso Aeropress French Press Commercial Grade Espresso Machine
Price (approx.) $$$ $$ $ $$$$
Complexity of use easy complex medium medium
Americano-style coffee: flavour great great great great
Espresso-style coffee: flavour good not bad (do not use) great
Espresso-style coffee: crema some none none great
Latteswho careswho careswho careswho cares
When not in use, it... looks cool tucks away looks cool wastes space
Cleaning it is very easy easy almost easy easy
Coolness type industrial-cool geek-cool euro-cool bling-cool
Other cons you need to preheat it disposable paper filters required unique taste it will break down and/or require maintenance eventually

Monday, May 02, 2011

Osama Bin Hiding

Since they claim to have conducted DNA testing to verify the identity of the corpse they shot up, that means the US has had Osama's DNA for a while. So my question is: Why have they wasted several years searching for the 'real' Osama when they could have just cloned another one and just shot that one?