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numb

While I appreciate the fact that they are making a very good effort to keep the office areas cooled down considering the heat wave, I don’t think that the (currently) 90° temps outside which we really aren’t being affected by...

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why I take cabs home

From the local police report: A robbery occurred on the 3000 blk of Mt Pleasant St Nw at approximately 6:25 pm on 7/27/06. Complainant reports he was approached by unknown suspect who displayed a black in color handgun and pointed...

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let the beat control your mind

I wasn’t in much of a mood to make a post today, but this is pretty cool. YES.com tracks radio station playlists in real-time and posts them to the web. You can search by zip code or call letters and...

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I feel like chicken tonight…

Mmmmmm, chicken. See the process here and recipe here. It turned out much better than I expected, I’ve done “oven-fried” in the past only to have a mostly goopy mushy mess of the “skin” but I had some luck this...

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gender neutrality was just a red herring

This is silly, I know. Amazon was looking at my recent clicks and suggested some things to me, one of them being a board game based on the series Yu-Gi-Oh!: Capsule Monsters, which I mentioned yesterday. Now while some giggled...

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unintended consequences

Seems you didn’t need that Slim Jim or National Enquirer after all | NetworkWorld.com The law of unintended consequences is taking a chomp out of grocery chain profits as more stores transition from human clerks to self-service checkout technology, thus...

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“better than Cakelove”

Or so says a co-worker of my banana bread. I didn’t take photos because I’d forgotten just how fast and easy it was to assemble, and then I found out the light in my oven has gone out, still, at...

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one more thing

I have an Admit 2 pass to see a screening of Miami Vice tonight at 7:30pm at Loews Georgetown. I’m really not in the mood, so anyone that wants it, it’s yours. It’s in my name, but I doubt they’ll...

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just because it cracked me up

What Kind of Hipster Are You? You are the Consummate Hipster. Newbies bow to you, everyone else just stares, as you swagger down the street with “Little Green Bag” stuck in your head.Take this quiz! Also, I got scolded last...

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The Fundamentals

Ok, Pet Shop Boys tickets are ordered. I thought I was done with concerts for a while, but it seems like the past year or two is my chance to catch people in concert that I couldn’t afford or reach...

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mini-newsround

Captain Obvious is about to put Captain Gaydar out of a job this week: Lance Bass: I’m gay Ex-Savage Garden Singer Darren Hayes Weds Partner Well um, “duh” to the both of those. And Lance is dating Reichen Lehmkuhl —...

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Table for One – District Chophouse

Last night I took myself out for dinner at the District Chophouse. There wasn’t a special occasion, I just felt like having a nice dinner out instead of heating up my apartment making something at home. I did have a...

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wisdom from a BritCom

“I don’t want more choices, I just want nicer things!” — Edwina Monsoon, “Jealousy”, Absolutely Fabulous As a quick follow-up to my previous post. Everytime I watch this episode and she gets to her rant about advertising and public relations...

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going too far

You have got to be fscking kidding me… Hungry for Whole Foods, Wooing of the Upscale Grocery Highlights Tension Over Changes in Columbia Heights Heather Cooper sat at her computer and composed a love note to Whole Foods Market. Please,...

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we all scream…

No cookies baked yet, but here’s a coupon for $1 off a 20 oz. smoothie or ice cream shake at Coldstone Creamery. *insert ‘brings all the boys to the yard’ pun here*