Category: Net: Fun

  • Techy: How secure are credit card numbers

    From my “over a year ago” post about test credit and debit card numbers, I did wonder how unique/secure a credit or debit card number is. For example: If I knew “x” digits of your card number, how many possible cards would I have to guess at to hit your credit card number. I’m basing […]

  • Funny: Funny Linux Commands

    Shamelessly stolen from Frank Mash (or, as UK news organisations will probably argue, “this orphaned content found was at …”): % cat “food in cans” cat: can’t open food in cans % nice man woman No manual entry for woman. % “How would you rate Quayle’s incompetence? Unmatched “. % Unmatched “. Unmatched “. % […]

  • Fun: Plurals or Pluralii?

    From Maarten Lippmann: We’ll begin with box, and the plural is boxes. But the plural of ox should be oxen, not oxes. Then one fowl is goose, but two are called geese. Yet the plural of moose should never be meese. You may find a lone mouse or a whole lot of mice, But the […]

  • News: 3D Street Art

    The Daily Moron Mail has a couple of good 3D pavement art by artist Edgar Müller (they have a video whilst The Daily ToryTelegraph has photos of the video).

  • Fun: Two plus Two does equal Five

    Via Science for SEO comes proof that 2 + 2 = 5. What is this magical proof? Well, it’s simple and something you can try at home: Get two pieces of rope or string Put two knots in each piece of string You now have 2 knots and 2 knots Tie those pieces of string […]