“The Black Presidents” – Great Name For A Band

This day is crying out for a soundtrack. Here’s a President Obama victory playlist… Read the rest of "The Black Presidents" - Great Name For A Band

A Change is Gonna Come

Written by Sam Cooke, immortalised by Aretha Franklin, realised today. Its been a long time coming.

Bring on the funky president

Lance Armstrong’s Pre-Tour Event & Racing Schedule

A breakdown of Lance Armstrong’s pre 2009 Tour de France event schedule running up to the 2009 start in Monaco. I will keep this up to date as changes occur. Read the rest of Lance Armstrong's Pre-Tour Event & Racing Schedule

Trek Madone – the R170,000 Road Bike

Looking at Lance Armstrong’s return to racing and what he’s going to be riding (if anything) in the 2009 Tour, I was shocked to discover that a Trek Madone road bike could set you back up to 170 grand. The post includes videos detailing the bike’s features and commentary from Lance Armstrong. Read the rest of Trek Madone - the R170,000 Road Bike

Ana Dubey’s account of John McCain’s racist, abusive behavior on Turtle Island

In the past few days a letter detailing an unpleasant holiday spent on a Fijiian island at close quarters with Jon McCain has been doing the rounds on the web.

As far as I’ve been concerned, the validity and source of this letter has been in doubt. Until now. Read the rest of Ana Dubey's account of John McCain's racist, abusive behavior on Turtle Island

RIP Paul Newman and his Plastic Jesus

I have to thank Paul Newman for making Cool Hand Luke, not because it’s a great ’60s film about non-conformism and the divide between old and young, free spirits and the establishment.. but because without it I’d probably have been named Jacob or something equally wack. Read the rest of RIP Paul Newman and his Plastic Jesus

UI Trends Death Match!

jQuery ftw! Read the rest of UI Trends Death Match!

jQuery, document.ready and the Prototype equivalent

Jquery has a handy way of allowing you to do stuff as soon as the document object model for a page has loaded (ie. as soon as the browser has loaded all your markup). I’m currently working on a project that requires Prototype JS, and I had some difficulty finding the equivalent method.. hence this post.

I knew Prototype had evolved somewhat since I’d last used it extensively back in… Read the rest of jQuery, document.ready and the Prototype equivalent

Cape Town Storm Photos 30 – 31 August 2008 : Kalk Bay Pictures

So on Saturday talk began to circulate that we were in for a big bout of stormage. Around 2pm some big winds kicked up and a couple of whales parked themselves in front of the harbour and began energetically waving their tales in the air whilst behind them the palm trees on the main road waved back. Read the rest of Cape Town Storm Photos 30 - 31 August 2008 : Kalk Bay Pictures

The thinking that will see Obama elected

The Obama campaign’s politics of involvement have really gripped me in a way that no other political campaign ever has. If anybody ever asks you how do you monetise the social web, just point them at the stats for this campaign. Read the rest of The thinking that will see Obama elected

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