Mobius Chess Puzzle

From TeamTen.com:

Puzzle: This chess board is on a Mobius strip. The length is infinite (and wraps) but the width is only four squares. There are no pieces on the hidden sides. Some of the pieces are hard to read: the White Queen is on top, the White King is on the left, and the Black King and Queen are on the right. Don’t worry about the direction of the Black Pawn.

White to move and mate in two.

(via Make:Blog)

Verizon’s Limited “Unlimited Access Plan”

From The Consumerist:

If you’ve got a wireless PC card from Verizon and are on their “Unlimited Access” plan, you might be surprised to learn what isn’t permitted. Gaming for example, is not permitted. Neither is YouTube. Or “redirecting television signals for viewing on laptops.” In fact, your unlimited access is limited to 5GB a month, which you may only use for internet browsing email and “intranet access.”

Batman Lecturing Robin

This page has a some really funny quotes from the Batman tv show of Batman lecturing Robin.

Robin: “Let’s go!”
Batman: “Not you, Robin. They have strict licensing laws in this country. A boy of your age is not allowed in a drinking tavern.”

Batman to Robin: “When you get a little older, you’ll see how easy it is to become lured by the female of the species.”

Bruce: “Most Americans don’t realize what we owe to the ancient Incas. Very few appreciate they gave us the white potato and many varieties of Indian corn.”
Dick: “Now whenever I eat mashed potatos, I for one will think of the Incas.”

Batman to Robin: “Stop fiddling with that atomic pile and come down here!”

And proof that Batman is not a neocon:

Batman: “Nobody wants war.”
Robin: “Gee, Batman. Belgravia’s such a small country. We’d beat them in a few hours.”
Batman: “Yes, and then we’d have to support them for years.”