A long while back I blogged Evolt’s archive of Internet Explorer. Well Tredosoft have created a multi installer to conveniently automate the process. The installer contains IE3 IE4.01 IE5 IE5.5 and IE6 and there’s info on running IE7 in standalone mode. Thanks Dan!
Miko’s recent post over at the Farting Geisha reminded me to blog about this — USA: You can buy carbon offsets for your driving and flying trips, even home or work energy use, for the year – and its way cheaper than I thought it would be. TerraPass projects are certified by an independent agency
Wow, cows have such a grand time. And for one of the earth’s most peaceful, completely vegetarian creatures they should have a grand life. Only in India. It’s not enough that we look at them and picture them as tasty burger patties, fist them for laughs, force impregnate then separate them from their babies straight
Thousands of starfish washed ashore. A little girl began throwing them in the water so they wouldn’t die. “Don’t bother, dear,” her mother said, “it won’t make a difference.” The girl stopped for a moment and looked at the starfish in her hand. “It will make a difference to this one.” ~ Domini Domini is
“My idea behind going to Nepal was all about escaping, escaping from the daily grind at Microsoft, the conference calls, the emails and just getting away. I went trekking looking for nothing but snow capped Himalayan peaks.” Room to Read via Tim Ferris’ The Karmic Capitalist: Should I Wait Until I’m Rich to Give Back?
This is possibly the most ingenious idea I’ve heard about in a long long time – Kiva.org. It’s a revolutionary new approach that might one day replace the age-old concept of charity. Check out this newsreel that explains how it works and meet the people who’s lives have been changed – its how I heard
BetaNews: A new service aims to enable kids to browse the Internet while also keeping them safe. KidZui is designed for children between the ages of 3 and 12 who can use the service to have access to more than 500,000 Web sites that have already been deemed to be “child appropriate.” Rather than offer