Google Earth Flight Simulator

gearthral.jpgPretty neat. It turns out that Google has a secret little flight simulator application within the new version of Google Earth. Simply install version 4.2. Look at “sky” mode, make the large view window active by clicking once upon it, then click Ctrl-Alt-A. A little pop-up should introduce you to the hidden gem. Here’s more about it.

Windows Wallpapers

The best Windows Wallpaper site I’ve seen is Socksoff, a site in the UK.

Replacement Windows Clock/Calendar

This replacement for the Windows taskbar clock adds a pop-up calendar. Looks pretty neat.

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’08 Canes Schedule Download

Canes fans who like electronic calendars rejoice! I’ve uploaded the 2007-2008 Carolina Hurricanes schedule in both tab-delimited and .CSV formats.

Outlook/Palm Users:

  • Create a new sub-calendar in Outlook (Canes08, for example). Use the
    File | Import and Export… to import a “tab-delimited file”. This
    will set up the Canes schedule in your new sub-calendar where you can
    make whatever changes you want.
  • When you are happy with the way the subcalendar looks, change the
    calendar view to “Events” (instead of 7-day or 31-Day or whatever view
    your using). “Select All” from the list, and drag them over to your
    main “Calendar” (The Treo only syncs to the main calendar – time for
    Palm to get with the program on that one). If you want to keep your
    sub calendar intact, use Ctrl-drag instead of plain drag. That will
    create a copy of each event to the main Calendar and keep the Canes08
    calendar in place. Sync your handheld to copy the events to the

iCal Users: