Monthly Archives: June 2010

End of the group stage

They have wrapped up the group stage of the jersey manufacturer’s world cup. Joma has moved out of a tie for last — otherwise the standings remain the same: Adidas 50 points Nike 40 Puma 22 Brooks 6 Umbro 5 … Continue reading

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Folklore corner

Now in folklore corner… the story of Washing Bay At the southwest corner of Lough Neagh there is a semicircular bay called Washing Bay. The creek that flows in to the lough at that point is called the Holy River. … Continue reading

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Predictable

Pat Lang at the Sic Semper Tyrannis blog was able to foresee the Gen. McChrystal brouhaha that’s blowing up today.

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Updated World Cup standings

After 23 matches Adidas and Nike have pulled away from Puma a bit and Brooks, Umbro, Joma, and Legea are way at the back.  You’d expect that since those companies could only afford one team each.  Nike pulled ahead briefly … Continue reading

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The return of the Jersey Manufacturers’ World Cup

If it’s June 2010 it must be time for the Jersey Manufacturers’ World Cup.  Every four years the representatives of the major soccer jersey manufacturers get together to decide which manufacturer has spent their advertising money the best.  Each team … Continue reading

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Trendnet router overheating

If you are having trouble with your TrendNet wireless router, check to see if it’s overheating. I was having trouble with mine dropping connections frequently and having to reboot a lot. I happened to feel it and it was super … Continue reading

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