A few months ago a big remote for Windows Media Center appeared on michbex.com. It was made from two Dance Dance Revolution mats. If you want to learn how to do it yourself you can find the source code on this site:
You'd think the President of the United States has more important worries than a house fly. Apparently PETA doesn't though. During an interview on Tuesday President Obama swatted and killed a pesky fly. Like most people would do, but not those bug lovin' PETA people. A spoksman for the group said the act shows the President isn't perfect even though his Senate record shows him voting for animal rights often. They are sending a 'humane' catch and release fly trap to the White House. Maybe one Secret Service Agent could be designated fly catcher for the President. Catch the whole story here- http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/31422688/ns/us_news-weird_news/
For those of you that decided to do a candle lit dinner and then noticed you can't see anything, you can now get this fork with a light built inside of it. I can't find a site that is selling it so if you want to buy it you'll have to find it yourself.
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