Someone Has Either Tons Of Genius Or Tons Of Free Time

Nintendo Wii CabinetThe person who made this cabinet in the form of a Nintendo Wiimote is either a genius or someone with loads of time on his hands.

I will say that it’s one of the coolest things that I have ever seen. Minus the hole for that doorknob, which probably should have been rethrough, but otherwise there’s an amazing degree of retail and craftsmanship.


Quote from Superbad:

Seth: “And Matt Mayer, Matt Mayer, he’s the sweetest guy ever. Have you ever stared into his eyes? It was like the first time I heard the Beatles.”

This is a very funny line, but I think I heard it before.

This is an old story, but I’ve finally gotten around to commenting on it. Disney is being sued for banning Segway use in its theme parks. Disability Rights Advocates for Technology filed the suit on behave of the many disabled people who lose the benefit of Segways at Disneyland.

Normally, the disabled get their way for the simple political reason that no one wants to piss off such a sympathetic group of people. Some requests are completely reasonable like wheelchair access in buildings, but a request like a lefting of a Segway ban is unreasonable. I have to applaud Disney for sticking to its policy.

“We’ve made our position very clear on these Segways in our parks,” Disney spokeswoman Jacquee Polak told the Orlando Sentinel on Friday. “Our primary concern is the safety of all our guests and our cast members. We have a long history of being a leader in creating accessible experiences for our guests with disabilities.”

You can argue that Disney theme parks are mostly aimed at children, and with the Segways capable of speeds of 12 MPH, you have to think of the safety kids over any inconvenience or possible discrimination that disabled people might feel with the ban.

Can you imagine what would happen if Disney lifted the ban, and a bunch of kids got really hurt from someone riding a Segway?


I’m not really a car person, but I have to admit that this Mazda looks pretty good. It’s one of the few cars that looks better than my Prius.

Here’s another ridiculous story. Again, very late. I thought I was gonna write a longer piece about it, but I forget what I really wanted to say about it. AT&T wanted money for the destroyed equipment from a resident who lost his house in the San Diego fires a few weeks ago. Time Warner Cable and DirecTV were smart enough not to…

Currently listening to: Tegan & Sara – “Are You Ten Years Ago”

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