Monthly Archives: October 2009

Avoiding malware on twitter and other social networks

Thanks to the popularity of social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, it’s a given that malicious hackers will devise ways to exploit the sites’ numerous users in order to infect their computers with malware. This unwanted software is designed to do a number of terrible things ranging from identity theft to turning computer into […]

Book Reviews: Iron Council

Iron Council by China Miéville My rating: 5 of 5 stars I was angered by this book. Angered, discomforted, distressed, and emotionally drained. I, like Ann-Hari, felt robbed; as though the ending of my journey had been stolen and turned into a tourist destination. I AM angry at Judeh, the self taught thaumaturge golemist, […]

Book Review: Legend of Sleepy Hollow

The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow This little novella was much more fun than I remembered it being. Irving’s text is a brilliant example of that period’s style; while remaining humorous and a bit subversive. I hadn’t remembered the ending correctly at all, probably because of the various cartoons throughout the years which have lost the […]

Cosmetic Ingredients

I’ve been doing a series of posts on cosmetic ingredients over at Soapy Hollow. I’m consolidating the posts on one monster page o’ ingredients as well. Also, I’ve started doing tech writing related blogging over at The Art of Documentation.  I’m still adding content to the “services” section of the site, but I think the […]

Witch Finger Cookies

Creep out everyone at your Halloween party with witches finger cookies. You can use any shortbread cookie recipe, but here’s one for you to use if you prefer. Witches Finger Cookie Recipe Yield: 5 dozen 1 cup sugar 1 cup Butter, softened 1 Egg 1 tsp Almond extract 1 tsp Vanilla extract 2 2/3 cups […]