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news photos: politics is a force of nature

I thought this was an odd picture on the cover of today’s Express with the quick blurb about the Prez-elect picking a nominee for the Dept. of the Interior, but I couldn’t figure out why. It just came to me....

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2009: I’m here to fix your… cable.

From the New York Daily News: A tongue-in-cheek calendar of Time Warner employees shows there’s more to being a cable guy than modems and routers. Snaps of cute workers flexing their muscles, having playful water fights or going through boot-camp...

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Macy’s: Fabulosity

Loved this window display from the Macy’s in downtown DC. As Kyle said, it’s so clear that a member of our family had a heavy hand in putting this together.

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UI: touchy-feely is still fine by me

This all started with a shared item from Kris’ Google Reader: FluidTunes Controls iTunes by Your Waving Hand. It actually looks pretty cool, your MacBook’s camera picks up your movements in relation to certain controls on the screen and you...

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holiday: Repeal Day!

If you don’t already know and your friendly neighborhood lush hasn’t informed you, December 5th is Repeal Day. A day to celebrate the 21st amendment… that repealed the 18th amendment, which enacted prohibition. I’ll be out enjoying a drink with...

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office: best advice ever

I don’t know about you, but I am really looking forward to the day–hopefully day and a ½–off. I’m not bothering with all the nonsense of travel, but staying in town as in previous years. Like a moron, I also...

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elevator: they have one, it’s called a HOME

Coming back from buying some 1$ candy bars that the badging office employee lightly extorted me into so doing, I got on the elevator with an older, but not really that old, woman. She pressed a button for a floor...

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…comes great responsibility

I get an e-mail yesterday, sent to the original recipients at 1:45p Thursday afternoon, eventually forwarded to me at 3:05p: There will be a meeting this Friday to discuss [redacted]. The meeting will start at 9:00 am and could last...

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9:30 Club BOGO Special

Oops, I totally forgot to mention this earlier. Right now, from 10a-11a EST, the 9:30 Club is offering a Buy One Get One special for any show there, purchased through tickets.com. It’s their Election Hangover Special and from what I’ve...

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election 2008: who needs CNN?!

If you aren’t watching or don’t have access to what’s pretty much the political version of The View on CNN, Google has created a “real time” gadget to track the election results. It’s pretty snazzy: Thanks James for the heads-up....