Author - Jerry Paxton

Did You Buy A Lisa When They Came Out?

BBSpot reports that Steve Jobs, in addition to offering an iPhone early adopter $100 in store credit, is offering a $7000 in store credit for anyone who was an early adopter of the Apple Lisa. All you need is your receipt and UPC from the box and it is all yours.

Airbus 380 Bathroom

Gizmodo is reporting that the Airbus 380 has a window in it’s bathroom as well as designer lid!

Airplane bathrooms make me nervous. I am always worried we will hit an air pocket while I am doing my business. Thats why I recommend doing your business at the terminal prior to flight!

Far Cry 2 Public Demo

Joystiq has an article up on the Far Cry 2 public demo at the Leipzig gaming conference (one of the big ‘uns now that E3 is gone). Far Cry 2 retains the original game’s open design with a 50 sq. km world where you can go anywhere and do anything at anytime you choose.

Comcast’s Hidden Limits

MSNBC reports that Comcast has begun cutting off customer’s internet access for exceeding bandwidth limits.  Comcast reasons that excessive downloaders hog Internet capacity and slow down the network for other customers.  

Comcast refuses to reveal the actual limits before a disconnect occurs, nor how many people have been affected by the cut-off policy.  

Other Internet service providers, including Time Warner Cable, Verizon and AT&T, say they reserve the right to manage their networks, but have not yet suspended service to subscribers.

All I ask is for gills

Yahoo reports that regulators in Great Britian have approved the creation of human-animal hybrids which will be 99.9% human and 0.1% animal for ‘research purposes.’  

The creations will not mature into live infants, but kept in the embryonic stage.  Anonymous sources close to the story revealed that human-animal hybrids are but the first step in a set of instructions from an apparent alien race to allow us to develop the technology to match human DNA with a sample provided by the alien race.  We’ve chosen a female because she’d be more docile.