Monthly Archive: June 2004

Van Pool

Van Pool

An odd story (with a neat photo and a happy ending) out of East O`ahu: SUV takes plunge in Hawai’i Kai.

The Joy of Pecks

The Joy of Pecks

The folks at Salon published a story this week on the professor of smoochology (ad-based access alert!), which, in their words, explains “how a nebbishy ex-academic who keeps changing his name wound up traveling...

Goddess Gracious!

Goddess Gracious!

The Goddess Speaks: “Oh, Chinese stick fortune. Yin-yang fortune sticks, to be more precise. I decided to ask for a reading, because despite the fact that a Ouija card game once predicted that at...

Questions

Questions

From the “questions you didn’t know you wanted the answer to but are glad someone asked” department: When the zombies take over, how long till the electricity fails? Way more information than you probably...

Gimme a ‘G’!

Gimme a ‘G’!

Once again, Burt waxes about a tech topic dear to my heart in his weekly Bytemarks column: Google’s still-in-testing Gmail service. As a former EFF member and EPIC supporter, how could I surrender my...

An Unusual Cat

An Unusual Cat

The folks at Hawaii Public Radio like to talk about “driveway moments” — times when you’re listening to something so great, you find yourself just sitting in your car in your driveway just to hear...

DCS Case #12621

DCS Case #12621

Yet another entry in the Annals of Dumb Customer Service, this one from United Airlines. My request? “What is my Mileage Plus account number?” Their response? “Thank you for contacting us. To obtain your...