The Problem With Biodegradable Coffins

eCoffins tells us about the new hotness in ‘green funerals’ – biodegradable coffins.

The problem with biodegradable caskets is that if CSI ever needs to exhume the body, any potential evidence to be discovered would likely be destroyed due to the accelerated exposure of the body to the elements.

Interested in seeing the eCoffin product line? Jump to the Ecoffin parent company in the UK, and check out the hand woven urns.

Green / Eco Friendly

Computer Maker Psystar Is Producing A Real Mac Clone w/ OS X Leopard Installed


Also dubbed the ‘Hackintosh’, this ‘Open Computer‘ from Psystar is $400 per unit and capable of running an unmodified version of OS X Leopard kernel.

They will even pre-install Leopard on the factory floor for free so you can have the Mac experience out of the box. This is perfect if you’re new to the Mac and you want a Mac but don’t want to spend $2000 to join Steve’s club.

Hot Damn, I’m ordering one, this is definitely the Apple Alternative.

The Base Config is:

  • 2.2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo E4500 Processor
  • 2GB of DDR2 667 memory
  • Integrated Intel GMA 950 Graphics
  • 20x DVD+/-R SATA drive that is Lightscribe-capable
  • 4 rear USB Ports

knock, knock, knock…oh rats, here comes the APPL attorneys.


Digital Camera Hack, Reusing Your $20 ‘throwaway’ Camera

Kipkay comes through again; one of his most popular hacks was the “Hack your laptop batteries, save some money“.

Now it’s time to hack your $20 throwaway digital camera, extend it’s life to equal those much more expensive cameras and enable you to download the pics to your PC, again and again and again…

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Hacks n Tweaks

UFO or Cloud?

A listener of Coast to Coast sent in this photo of what he thought may be a UFO the other day…


UFO Cloud


Mobile Phone Version of Guitar Hero Now Available

Guitarhero 3 Mobile

The #1 global phenomenon is now rockin’ a whole new venue as Guitar Hero comes to mobiles. Rock out anytime, anywhere with this rhythm-based, three button game that stays true to the original.

Visit to get either the standalone version for $14.95 or the subscription version which gets you 3 new tracks each month for $4.49. Both versions start you off with 15 tracks.

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