$6 Impromptu Dry Erase Board

Lexan Sheet from Lowes: ~3.50 U-Bolt and Hardware Kit: ~2.50 The rest I’m sure you can figure out. A Giz reader made a good point. You should always wear your eye protection when cutting or drilling anything. It should go without saying, but well, there you go. Also, LH and Giz kicked the crap out…

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My PICAXE Gets Its Own Board

It seems like every time I want to play with those little picaxe chips, I can never find the stuff from last time. This board and cable came together pretty clean, so hopefully this way I’ll always have a rig around for tinkering…

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IpGet.me – Whew, it’s finally online!

I’m happy to announce that IpGet.me is finally online and processing requests. We got a good bit of buzz for a new service from an unknown shop, and a number of people are making good use of it. Woot! Go Big! accounts are forthcoming, and the basic features for paid accounts are largely complete. When…

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The Works of Shakespeare

Trying to identify this book, as it has little information inside. I’m pretty sure from similar prints that it was sold some time in the 1860’s. If you know anything about it, please feel free to drop me a line. Also take a look at this Complete Works of Shakespeare, and let Meg know if…

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Fix iPhone Support In Ubuntu Natty Narwhal (11.04)

As of late the Apple iPhones and iPods have worked flawlessly in Ubuntu out-of-the-box. However, if you’ve upgraded your firmware to 4.2.x and tried it in Ubuntu 11, you’ll get a nasty message about being unable to mount. To fix this, add the following repo to your sources so we can install a few updates:…

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