NOTE: In Release 9.0 and newer the burncd utility is obsolete and does not function any more. You have to use cdrtools system utilites for writing cd and dvd media.
pkg_add -r cdrtools
An Incredible Graduation Gift from Dad
Brenna Martins dad evidently doesnt like last-minute shopping. Bryan Martin a purchased a gift for his daughters high school graduation -- which happened earlier this month -- thirteen years ago. He managed to keep it hidden this whole time, and his "moving, touching, nostalgic, and thoughtful" present (her words) brought Brenna to tears when dad finally gave it to her last week.
Man Climbs Worlds 14 Tallest Peaks
Hirotaka Takeuchi has gotten official certification for his feat of climbing the worlds 14 tallest mountains. Hes the 30th person ever and the first Japanese person to accomplish the feat.
Not Your Usual Panhandler
Doug Eaton wanted to celebrate his birthday on June 11 in a big way, so he turned to his friends for ideas -- ended up marking the day with random acts of kindness, including handing out free money to people passing by.
Guerilla Gardener Plants Joy in Potholes
Theyre the bane of cyclists and motorists alike, but one urban gardener has grown a fondness for potholes after deciding to spruce up cities around Europe by filling them up with miniature flower arrangements. Australian Steve Wheen, 34, who lives in London, has been using flowers and small-scale objects to transform urban potholes for the last three years. The self-styled guerrilla gardener has created mini gardens all around his home city but has now decided to bring joy to commuters across Europe with his unusual pothole creations.
5 Principles for Inner Transformation at Work
People go to work to sustain themselves and produce value in the world. Yet work environments can also be stressful, filled with challenging responsibilities and personalities, and feel misaligned with our most deeply cherished values. Instead of sustaining us, the workplace can sometimes feel simply draining, and at worst, unwholesome for both ourselves and the world.