Tagged: news

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OMG: Gmail FAIL

Or apparently Gfail, as it’s being called. My mail seems ok now, though I woke up to a few twitter messages saying it was down. As with most things, it will pass, but all those tech news reporters were probably...

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ads: presented without comment

I was catching up on some old comics yesterday. Much as I hate that volume 5 of the Legion of Super-Heroes ended with issue #50, it does make it easy to keep up with it. Like some UK television series,...

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DC: money in the bags

Or as I’m sure the plan will come to be called… nickel bags. I remember when San Francisco banned plastic bags, and some shopping chains followed suit nationwide like IKEA & Whole Foods. I even remember when stores would reward...

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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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2 cents: burning green/saving green

Regarding the Michael Phelps deal, the question “How dumb are you?” comes to mind. If he wants to burn one down, that’s his business. It isn’t yet legal, but it’s his business. But when you’re an Olympic medal-winner–and now role...

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food: pack it on, it’s Christmas!

Spotted on the front cover of this morning’s Express. Talk about a no-brainer headline, hm? Researchers predict more people will ditch diets for the holidays: Holidays are often associated with parties, goodies and the inevitable weight gain. Studies show Americans...

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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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Extra, Extra! Read All About It!

From all of the calls I’m getting from people asking if I got a newspaper, I guess it’s something I really should have thought of. Another thing I didn’t do yesterday and should have was gone over to the Newseum....

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Let There Be House!

Well the good news is that I’m not hooked on C-SPAN Radio today. With the rain outside and temps going down, I figured it should be a day to stay In The House [Audio clip: view full post to listen]...