Peter Jennings, You Will be Missed

From Nearly four months to the day since he announced in a hoarse voice on his evening newscast that he had been diagnosed with lung cancer, longtime ABC “World News Tonight” anchor Peter Jennings died Sunday, according to the ABC News network. He was 67. Read more… Rest in peace, Peter. Peter Jennings Lung […]

A Quick Glimpse

I mentioned last night that changes were coming. I wanted to show off a small glimpse of a design I am working on for a new version of It may be a while before it gets implemented, because I still need to work through some technology considerations before I take the plunge and invest […]

Adidas to Buy Reebok

Herzogenaurach / Canton, MA – The Boards of adidas-Salomon AG and Reebok International Ltd. decided that adidas will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Reebok for US$ 59.00 per share in cash. The offer price represents a premium of 34.2 percent over the closing price of Reebok’s stock on August 2, 2005. The transaction […]

Apple’s Mighty Mouse

Apple just announced a new mouse – The Mighty Mouse (trademark infringement anyone?), and it’s quite cool. What isn’t from Apple? It looks a lot like the current mouse offered by Apple with a catch. It now has a roller ball, and dual zones to emulate having two buttons while still maintaining one. You can […]

NHL Unveils New Logo

After spending a year in the boardroom, the National Hockey League decided it needed a little facelift. As part of a marketing plan to revamp its image with the ratification of the collective bargaining agreement, the NHL unveiled an updated logo on Friday. The new mark maintains its time-honoured shape of the original shield, but […]

Extensis Sells Plug-Ins to Third Party Software Developer

While looking up some serial number information for a friend of mine, I stumbled across some interesting news on the Extensis website: They’ve sold their Plug-In and eXtension apps to another company. I hadn’t heard about it anywhere else… PORTLAND, Ore. – July 28, 2005 – Celartem, Inc. and its company brands – Extensis and […]

ICE – In Case of Emergency

Got this via email. Seems like a good idea. Following the disaster in London . . . East Anglian Ambulance Service have launched a national “In case of Emergency (ICE)” campaign with the support of Falklands war hero Simon Weston. The idea is that you store the word “ICE” in your mobile phone address book, […]

50 Coolest Websites of 2005

Time Magazine selects the 50 Coolest Websites of 2005 in this online feature. Check out their picks for the best in Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Lifestyle, Health & Hobbies, News & Information, and Shopping. (Hat tip: Zeldman) My personal favorites from the list: Lifehacker – Always unusually useful ideas for hacking your life, to make […]