R2D2 Mailboxes? Awesome!

Old, but still cool. Hey, we get news a little slower downunder. For the 30th anniversary of Star Wars, the US Postal Service enlisted a special little fellow to collect mail. R2-D2 mailboxes were deployed to cities all over the US to the delight of fans. Fricken’ awesome ūüôā


Record price for 157 year old Bowmore

[image title=”bowmore” size=”thumbnail” id=”306″ align=”right” linkto=”https://irrationale2.files.wordpress.com/2008/08/bowmore.jpg” ]A 157-year-old whisky has sold for more than ¬£29,000 (about $67,000), setting what is thought to be a world record auction price for a bottle of Scotch. The Bowmore single malt, which was bottled in 1850, was sold at McTear’s auctioneers in Glasgow for ¬£29,400 to an anonymous telephone […]

Telstra’s “Faster¬†Broadband”

[image title=”imatejasjam” size=”thumbnail” id=”309″ align=”right” linkto=”https://irrationale2.files.wordpress.com/2008/08/imatejasjam.jpg” ]Telstra. Love them or hate them, they’re a fascinating group to watch. Since the beginnings of broadband internet, Telstra has been trying to function the same as any other business – make a product that only you can offer, convince people it’s the best thing since sliced bread, then […]

Apostrophe Now!

[image title=”apostrophetoo” size=”thumbnail” id=”369″ align=”right” linkto=”https://irrationale2.files.wordpress.com/2008/08/apostrophetoo.jpg” ]Ah, the humble apostrophe. It’s been indicating omitted letters, showing a possesive case and pluralising our words for hundreds of years. All classic English literature contains a liberal use of this simple elevated comma, sometimes in variations which are no longer used (somewhere, o’er the rainbow!). It seems so […]

Preview: Guitar Heroes III – Legends of Rock

[image title=”gh3wii” size=”thumbnail” id=”312″ align=”right” linkto=”https://irrationale2.files.wordpress.com/2008/08/gh3wii.jpg” ]I’ll admit that I used to think that Guitar Hero was just another one of those “Do something when the flashing lights tell you to” sort of game, but recently I’ve become a convert. Guitar Hero is a fun game where you can live out your rock-god fantasies from […]