Curious, Gerorge: Phtoshop actions I'm trying to resize a batch of images, which should be very simple... more inside
Curious, George: First digital SLR I'm jumping into the world of SLR photography, but I need some advice more inside
Curious, George: Genius wanted I'm looking for real geniuses. Know any? more inside
Curious, George: Wirelessly connecting a Mac and PC Help my PowerBook and ThinkPad to become friends. more inside
VideoGeorge: DVD backup Help me back up my DVDs! [I'm a vid idiot] more inside
Curious, George: Mac MMORPGs I'm interested in trying out a MMORPG on my Mac, but have no idea which one to play. I like the look of EVE Online (which I came across in this MeFi thread), but sadly it doesn't seem to be available for Mac. I don't particularly mind whether it's SciFi or fantasy themed, but it has to have a fairly gentle learning curve or I'll be distracted by real life. Any recommendations appreciated, Monks.
The must-read books in just 400 words. The Observer's take on popular books. Status Anxiety by Alain de Botton gets a particularly scathing going-over, and Katie Price's Being Jordan closes with the lines: "I'm tired of being 'the girl who gets her tits out.' Maybe it's time to drop my knickers." Ouch.
Protest is now just a backdrop for a Diesel clothing ad in a slick fashion magazine Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk on voting right, not selling out, and the benefits of Demerol.
<b>Curious, George:</b> The big questions. While enjoying a quiet beverage the other night, a friend and I started to wonder what three questions we would ask a source of all knowledge, if one happened to be around. Our three were: (1) Who shot JFK? (2) What happened the Marie Celeste? (3) How did the ancient Egyptians build the pyramids? So what would other Monkeys go for?