Mac OS X Twhirl color scheme

Mac OS X Twhirl color scheme

I love Twhirl because it allows me to keep up with everyone on FriendFeed and Twitter. However, besides the colorless scheme that comes with Twhirl, all of the others seem to be loud and lacking subtlety. So I decided to create a color scheme to match my current OS X...

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Coming of age ceremony in Japan

In Japan, when you become 20 years old, you are officially an adult. This ceremony is called Seijin no Hi. It’s celebrated on the 2nd Monday in January every year. Becoming an adult in Japan means you can legally purchase alcohol, have part in legal contracts, vote, and smoke. The...

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Robotic foosball table will beat you

Do you like foosball? I know I played my fairshare in college. Well, these engineering students at the University of Adelaide in Australia have taken a love of foosball to a new level. They have created an automated foosball table for those times where you have no one willing to...

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Livedoor doesn’t pay its taxes

Livedoor, an Internet giant in terms of blogging in Japan, is in some financial trouble. Livedoor Holdings owes about 1.26 billion yen in back taxes for not declaring about 2.36 billion yen in taxable income. And what makes it even worse, taxation authorities are going after the company because they...

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