Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Saturday, October 14, 2006

UsedFAQs

Whilst HeardSaid is taking a sabbatical, we recommend UsedFAQs which posts random answers from Frequently Asked Questions on a variety of subjects. [via]

Sunday, August 20, 2006

Fake Money

Did you know every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury? [Nope, we didn't Fran, thanks!]

Sunday, July 16, 2006

Who doesn't love baristas?

The first 4 bytes (the so-called "Magic number") of any Java class file are, in hexadecimal, 0xCAFEBABE.

Wednesday, June 14, 2006

How fitting!

Texas State Troopers
In Texas, the State Troopers of the Highway Patrol wear cowboy hats.

Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Says the cabbie...

Clark county, Nevada (Las Vegas, everybody) is the only county in the country where it's illegal to own and operate your own taxi. "The cab companies own this town," said our cabbie on the way from the airport, although that might be a bit of a hyperbole.

Monday, March 20, 2006

No, really, officer!

In California, it's illegal to drive barefoot unless you're going to, or coming from, the beach.

Monday, January 30, 2006

wharf

The word "wharf" stands for "Ware House At River Front".