Category Archives: Newsbites

For small bits of news, quotations, odd videos, and flimflam.

Geocities, what ever happened, my friend?

There are many webmasters, site hosts, and IM affiliates who started their first sites on Geocities. For those who came later, Geocities was AS popular in the late 90’s as FaceBook is now! And for many of us, it’s where we cut our teeth with our garish late 90’s site design, HTML and guestbooks! I mean: who uses… Read More »

Tienmou Saturday Arts & Crafts Market

Tienmou Saturday Arts & Crafts Market, originally uploaded by obblogatory. One of the stalls at the Saturday Market in Tienmou. It’s pretty hot in the afternoon, but things get a little livelier near dusk and in the early part of the evenings. There are two parts to the market: a general arts and crafts stall with lots of… Read More »

Blast from the past: The missing files…!

After doing the volte-face about WPMU, I remerged the entire blogs I had set up back into this one. However, for some weird reason a number of critical posts went missing. I still have no idea why. And I nearly lost some great posts for ever when I removed the Database, too. Still all was saved by Dreamhost… Read More »

So they still want their bonuses…!

AIG Congressional Hearing: “They Were Getting Manicures… While American People Were Footing The Bill”, originally uploaded by Barrybar. AIG will still pay nearly US$170 million into bonuses. “(Liddy) told Geithner that some bonus payments are binding legal obligations of the company, and “there are serious legal, as well as business consequences for not paying.” In wonder how much… Read More »