The Belief-O-Matic

Gnorb Games, Philosophy 2 Comments

Given the fact that I’ve been hanging out at Beliefnet a lot lately, and my adoration for pigeon-hole personality tests that cram you into some character or character type, it should come as no surprise that I’ve discovered the Beliefnet Belief-O-Matic. This test asks you a bunch of belief-related questions, and based on your answers, it tells you what religion(s) …

Online Game: Funky Truck 4WD

Gnorb Games 15 Comments

In this online game you drive a little truck through some dirt mountains and hills. The goal is to not flip the truck over, and if you do, then to flip it back as soon as possible before your energe goes down. Playing instructions are easy: Up arrow -> Go forward; Down -> Go backward; Left arrow -> tilt back; …

Like Hair?

Gnorb Observations 1 Comment

I just recently overheard the following conversation: Guy 1: So, what do you think of her? Guy 2: Eh. Guy 1: What “eh”? She cute? Guy 2: Eh. Guy 1: So no. Guy 2: I’ll put it this way, I make it a rule not to date women with more body hair than me. Guy 1: Dude, she’s not that …

Music for the body and mind?

Junior Entertainment, Observations Leave a Comment

It’s funny to think that my first article for this blog would be about a subject that I actually know very little on and yet here I am. For the past few months I have given my health far more consideration than I did in the past. This includes both dieting and exercising. Frankly I am very pleased with the …

Overcoming Fear Through Understanding

Gnorb Favorites, Philosophy 5 Comments

Before I begin this post, I think it’s important to put something into perspective: Over the years, I have developed an affinity towards learning about different points of views from my own, specifically in the areas of philosophy and theology. I can remember reading for the first time a number of religious texts: the Qur’an, the Tao Te Ching, the …

Which OS Are You?

Gnorb Games, Random, Tech 3 Comments

This is a follow up (I guess) to “What Character of [X Movie/Show] Are You Most Like?” I saw this thread on Fury-Tech forums and, being a computer nerd, I just had to take this test. As it turns out, the OS I’m most like is…

Never Ever Ever Ever Graduate

Gnorb Favorites, Featured 3 Comments

In college, I used to know this guy, Larry. Larry was a pretty intelligent guy. Not the wisest of guys, but generally pretty smart. There was one thing about Larry that I’ll never forget: he was the first professional college student I’d ever met. At 30 years old, Larry had degrees in a number of fields: chemistry, biology, mathematics, theater, …

Is the Fox Watching the Henhouse?

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If you’re wondering what Microsoft’s been doing since Windows XP came out — outside of the courtroom, that is — wonder no more. Quantum Skyline has an overview of Microsoft’s latest addition to their software pantheon, Microsoft AntiSpyware. Of course, this begs the question: “WTF?!” I mean seriously, does anyone trust Microsoft with security? The answer is yes, though these …