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Fun with favicons – and a database I found

July 2nd, 2009 · 1 Comment

Today’s find – a favicon database!
Sorry for the long leave of absence… I was busy elsewhere in real life, wrapping up some college related stuff.
What better way to get back in the blogging habit that start writing again! So as I was saying, I ran into this database of them wonderful small shiny favicons. [...]

Tags: internet · technology

Cheap and Good Hosting in India

September 23rd, 2007 · 2 Comments

Hosterio offers reseller hosting in India at very competitive rates. For example, the smallest package is only just $11.08 per year. You get complete cPanel access and a lot more. The smallest hosting account is good for a blog, since space is limited to 20MB. My blog, for example, uses not more than 4 MB [...]

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Tool to Search for Expired, and Expiring Domain Names

September 18th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Domdat is a website that provides powerful tools to search for expiring and expired domains. I just signed up for the service that costs $25 per month to take it on a test ride. It came highly recommended by a friend who finally found a domain name he liked for his flower delivery service. What’s [...]

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Extreme Cars and the Hummer H3

September 18th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Extreme Cars is a fascinating website with interesting information scattered all over. The site has details of all cars from Ariels to Paganis. I did not know previously that the Italians have been at designing cars since way back in the 1400s when an Italian designed a wind-propelled car. I also learnt the distinction between [...]

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Free Blogs at

September 16th, 2007 · No Comments

Thoughts is a place you can create a free blog. There are lots and lots of free blog providers and this is one of them. I got there by typing in the url, I was just curious to find out what’s at the URL – it sounds like the perfect URL for a blog, [...]

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Tuning and Balancing A Car

September 6th, 2007 · 1 Comment

You read that right, you can tune and balance a car – not just the wheels. Yesterday, at the Midas garage, I overheard a mechanic telling a guy with a mirage that maybe he needs to get his engine balance. I thought, “yeah, right, get more money out of unsuspecting folks.” I might have [...]

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Digital Camera Reviews

August 7th, 2007 · No Comments

I was trying to choose between the Digital SLR (or even SLR-like) camera offering from Canon and Nikon. A google search led to me what looks like an excellent resource for digital camera reviews. The Test Freaks review pages are unique after a fashion. They aggregate reviews on specific camera models from across the web. [...]

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Get Your Free Zune Player

May 31st, 2007 · 1 Comment

Let me try this once:) You can get your own free Zune player at All you have to do is sign up for one or more of the offers on display after you login, and complete enough offers to get one credit. You could get the one credit for completing just one offer, or, [...]

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Blame the Sims

May 30th, 2007 · No Comments

I haven’t got much work done over the past two days. You can blame Sims 2. For those of you still fortunate to retain complete control over your time, the Sims 2 is a very addictive game by Maxis, or Electronic Arts. The original Sims was perhaps the first “real life in virtual life” game [...]

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Retailers Vs. Resellers, Cost Comparison

May 27th, 2007 · No Comments

There are lots of websites where you pay less than retail prices to get your electronic gizmos, sports equipment, digital cameras – well just about anything. There is even a site called Dont Pay Retail though it is for the Australian market. So how do all these merchants that show up in a price comparison [...]

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