If you've got a Twitter account, Twisst is a wonderful service which will send you a message, giving you about a day's warning to the next overpass. Since it gets your city from Twitter, it directly gives you a time and direction to look towards. It's a lot of fun, and very easy to remember to watch out. Check it out.
Nope, that's because the people who would use Perl to "throw together a website" are now using PHP and its libraries instead, and good for them. People interested in writing games, applications or well-designed websites (to say nothing of its core "throw together a script or one-liner" market) still use Perl.
I see your Flanders & Swann and raise you a John Lennon:
Sitting in an English garden
Waiting for the sun
If the sun don't come you get your tan
from standing in the English rain
Betelgeuse is awesome and very, very pretty - I'd hate for it to turn into another colour or vanish altogether. Isn't there someone we could petition to stop this?
Hahahaha, nice one! I hope somebody with modpoints finds you.
1) 'e's just restin'.
2) Of course he's dead! Didn't you see the "The Watchmen" movie? I'm glad the Americans voted out Nixon to make way for Obama though.
I'd secure anything with a pair of large prime numbers.
There is this odd ideal among music lovers that just because you enjoy a certain kind of music so much you will feel obligated to pay for it out of the kindness of your heart.
It's not an "odd ideal": I support bands I enjoy to encourage them to produce more music I like. I agree that many people are music listeners rather than music lovers, and definitely this argument doesn't work for musicians who are dead (I just can't afford to pay them to perform again). That's why the mass music industry is so jittery about piracy: it's music listeners who want most to listen to music for free or almost-free (on subscription-based services or internet radio) who will be the first to leave them.
I discovered Braid's soundtrack just a few days ago, and now this! Thank you so much for linking to that, it's going into my playlist asap.
If it's worth hacking on well, it's worth hacking on for money.