Tag Archives | New Year

…Google’s got something planned for 2010?

Google Easter Egg

Who knows what Google’s got planned for the new year, but if you’d like to see just how close we are to finding out, head on over to Google.com, leave the search box blank, and click the I’m feeling lucky button. When you do, an Easter Egg countdown timer will appear that’s currently counting down the seconds until 2010, though there’s no indication of what will happen when the clock strikes zero. (And no, you can’t hack your computer clock to make anything special happen just yet, though you can get it to go to zero early by changing your date.)


…macZOT has put together a fantastic New Year’s Bundle?

macZOT New Year's Bundle

To celebrate the New Year, macZOT has once again assembled a New Year’s Bundle that they’re offing to you at a deep discount over the regular price of each app.

This year, the bundle includes Caboodle, GarageSale, DEVONthink Personal, Mail Stationery, Snapshot, MacCleanse, Awaken, AppZapper, Xslimmer, FileChute and Media Rage, and you’ll only spend $59.99 to pick up a full license for each, compared to the retail price of $262.59!

Plus, as if that wasn’t enough, they’re also donating $5 from each sale to Heifer International, a non-profit, non-governmental organization that works to end hunger and poverty while caring for the earth.

Hurry though, because the offer is only good until January 4th.

[macZOT – New Year’s Bundle]

…Rhys Millen will try to backflip again on New Years Eve?

Red Bull New Year No Limits

Remember last year when Rhys Millen managed to miss the landing pit during his truck backflip practice and break three vertebrae in his neck and compress and break two vertebrae in his back?

Well apparently his doctors have given him the go and he’s going to give it another try this New Year’s Eve during the second annual Red Bull New Year No Limits event, and he’s even posted a video of the crash to wet everyone’s appetite:

According to Rhys:

Last year we attempted what was before then thought impossible. Laws of physics and vehicle dynamics were pushed to the limits with success, but failure came in one small mis-calculation. My body can be broken but my mind cannot. This year, people will witness the first ramp to ramp back flip in an off-road truck – ever.

In addition to Rhys’ record setting attempt, Robbie Maddison will also be breaking a record during the event as he attempts to jump over 100 feet into the air and land atop the replical Arc de Triomphe in front of Paris Las Vegas. He’ll then drop off the Arc and freefall for more than 50 feet to land on a massive landing ramp below.

I know I’ll be tuning in; will you?

[Red Bull – New Year No Limits]