July 2008 Entries

WTF Mate?! Ninja Mode in Google Reader?

Ben Scheirman posted this in his Google Reader tips. He mentioned that he found it on Lifehacker. This is what it looks like. Too awesome. Not sure what you can do with it, but definitely cool. Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, B, A ......

Where Squeaky Dog Toys Come From

Warning: Content not for the squeamish My two year old (still a puppy) Weimaraner did what a dog does yesterday. She finally caught one of the rabbits that she has been chasing in our backyard. I can easily forgive for this, but my wife is not as quick to forgive. According to Wikipedia: It should never be forgotten that the Weimaraner is a hunting dog and therefore has a strong, instinctive prey drive. Weimaraners will sometimes tolerate cats, as long as they are introduced to the cats as puppies, ......

Windows XP Hack: How To Use a Pipe ("|") Delimiter in Microsoft Excel With CSV Files

Have you ever wanted to open CSV (Comma Separated Values) files that use something besides comma (",") in Microsoft Excel? Perhaps you have had to use pipe ("|") delimiters or something else before because of some limitation of comma. For whatever reason, it's a pain in the butt to use Excel with CSV files that use some other delimiter besides comma (CSV by name is supposed to use commas). You can still open the file in Excel, but it's all shoved in one column instead of each column getting separated ......