What is the sound of one facepalm clapping? iPhoto face detection fail

When facial recognition fails.

Apple’s iPhoto app for OS X can do fantastic things with its facial recognition feature. But when it fails, well, sometimes it gets weird.

What is the sound of one facepalm clapping?

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Blind Cat Likes “Watching” American Idol Auditions

His name is Bukopie and he likes watching American Idol Auditions. Bukopie is also blind.

Download and Install Adobe Digital Editions to Read Epubs on Mac OS X

With Stanza Desktop practically dead, we have one less epub reader for Mac OS X. There’s Calibre, which is an ebook reader and ebook library manager. It is also a powerful app for converting ebooks to and from various formats.

Adobe has its own ebook reader, called Adobe Digital Editions, for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. It supports PDF, XHTML, and epub files. Adobe Digital Editions can be used to read books protected by Digital Rights Management or DRM.

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Kitty Versus Toy Cocker Spaniel

Kitty likes to play with stuff she finds lying around the house. Normally, she ignores the toys that we give her. She was completely bored with a ball we gave her and she has not shown any interest in an abaca scratching post we got from a pet store.

She’s torn apart a koala keychain which she used to love playing with. Right now, she enjoys herself by tormenting the cocker spaniel keychain in the video below.

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Kitty Is Grooming. That Is All.

Well, it’s been a month since Kitty last made an appearance on this blog. She wants ever one of her followers to know that she’s all right. Still slightly overweight but she’s been working out. She seems to like climbing up and down the stairs a lot.

In this video, you’ll see here taking a break from stair-climbing. Kitty grooms herself and takes a jab at the camera. She hopes you’ll enjoy this short video of her.

See more of Kitty in the Mac Mojo Randomizer Department.

Photo: Jean-Paul Sartre at the Mall

If hell is other people, then the malls at Christmastime is absolutely hellish.

Hell is Other People.

Christmas-related trivia about Jean-Paul Sartre after the jump.

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Giant Robot from Japan Could Save the Future Using Soccer

In the future, a giant robot could save Japan. As a matter of fact, it could save us all someday. The 2-meter tall robot in the video below is far from gigantic. But it does have some modest football skills.

We don’t know yet where exactly this technology is going, but we do hope it is used for good. If Voltes V can defeat an opponent with a spinning top, then who knows what the Hajime robot can do once it elevates its skills to Shaolin Soccer level.

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Cat Distracted from Grooming, Puts on Spielberg Face

This cat gets distracted while grooming. What is it, Kitty? What’s distracting you?

Why do you you keep making that Steven Spielberg face? What’s a Spielberg face? Check it out here: Sam Neill and Laura Dern in a Spielberg face moment in Jurassic Park.

Kitty Is Ready for Her Closeup

Just some random cat cuteness for the day.

Cat Courageously Clashing with Koala Keychain

Watch Kitty battle it out with koala keychain. So random.

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