The Consumerist has a nice round-up of the seven reasons that recently deceased Cal Worthington won't likely be forgotten any time soon: For anyone growing up in California, it’s likely that you saw used-car impresario Cal Worthington and his dog Spot imploring shoppers to “Go see Cal.” And if you didn’t, your local salesman probably … Continue reading Gone, but not forgotten: Cal Worthington and his dog Spot
I'm not sure how I feel about this: A panda-shaped hot air balloon landed in a neighborhood in Del Sur on Saturday evening. It is the second time in less than three months that the same panda-shaped hot air balloon has gone down in a potentially dangerous location, but this time, neighbors had to jump … Continue reading “Panda-shaped hot air balloon” crashes down in residential neighborhood in San Diego
A bit of backstory... The term "jumping the shark" refers to an episode of Happy Days very late in the series, wherein the iconic Fonzie is water-skiing and must jump over a threatening shark. At that point viewers and critics alike realized that the show's writers had run out of ideas and were simply creating … Continue reading Keurig Coffee Has Officially “Jumped the Shark”
When the man decides to tell you what you can and cannot read or publish, make sure you frame your protest in the proper context. For example, see what the UK Open Rights Group suggests as a new internet error message for censored content: To fend off the chilling effects of heavy-handed internet restriction, the … Continue reading Error 451: Page is Unavailable Because of Big Brother
As many of my friends and colleagues know, I am actively involved on the San Diego Green Building Council as co-chair of the marketing committee and as a volunteer on the revolutionary Green Assistance Program. Basically, the whole point of the Green Assistance Program is to help other nonprofits improve their facilities' operations and maintenance. … Continue reading Video: What is the San Diego Green Assistance Program and why is it important?