Tagged: asides

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TGIF: …their brains start working

Looks like our office will be getting another special visitor this afternoon. Sadly, they sent out the notice about this at around 5:30 last night. Most of the Feds at my site are early birds and usually outta here by...

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video: way too early…

I watched Important Things with Demetri Martin last night and I like it. He’s somehow less cute than I thought he’d be once he open his mouth. I guess I was hoping for a little more geeky/shy. But his comedy...

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free: “Let’s Get It On”

Update: This deal is no longer available, it was a Valentine’s Day 2009 special only. amazon.com is offering a free download* of Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On” today and tomorrow in honor of Valentine’s Day. Once again proving that...

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politics: they didn’t pay what?

While I’m sure that photo wasn’t taken specifically in response to the recent withdrawn nominees, it still looks like an apt reflection of how he must be feeling. At least, as a quirk of fate, Daschle’s withdrawal took place on...

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winter: 6 more weeks!

I forgot about the 2nd being Groundhog Day until I saw it in a few papers today. While I don’t think they say this as much anymore, when I was a kid the folklore was that if the groundhog emerges...

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queer: Denial FAIL!

Update to this entry, it appears to be a hoax, please see the footnote. Kyle shared this on Facebook, from FAIL Blog: Denial FAIL: I’m concerned that my son has a secret girlfriend? My 17 year old son has been...

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44: a very nice number indeed!

The Big Picture from The Boston Globe has some amazing photos from Washington DC and around the world during yesterday’s Inaugural events. The satellite photo is incredible, of course, but it was the above image that appealed to me. Just...

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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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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...