Tagged: news

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commuting: Ha-haw!

The Examiner’s top story today is: D.C. maintains rank as nation’s second-longest commute. It took me a little while to find it online since a search for “DC second commute time” easily brought up both this story and this video...

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in DC: Tragic shooting in NE

I was just talking to Neal about how everything just seems to be falling apart these days, mainly focusing on our financial crisis and how in some states there’s just no gas to be had when I read about this...

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Yeah, I’m hatin’, what of it?

Given my utter and absolute hatred of reality shows, especially reality competition shows, I can’t help but laugh at this. Last Season’s Project Runway winner, Christian Siriano, is so fierce that he gets to design a dress that will appear...

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headlines: Oh that’s right. They went there.

After walking down the stairs this morning since our elevators are still not working and getting all shvitzy on the way to the metro, seeing this headline gave me a much needed laugh. Considering the recent controversy/conspiracy–what were they thinking?!...

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news video: Abuse of authority

I don’t normally point people towards online news video because I’m not a fan of most web video and when I’m at work, I’d rather read a story than worry about where my headphones are. But this video linked to...

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Music is for profit, not fun!

I won’t say that I didn’t see this coming, but I have been dreading it. Pandora may be near shutting down. Last year, an obscure federal panel ordered a doubling of the per-song performance royalty that Web radio stations pay...

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be afraid: binaural beats

Just reading a cyberscare, “won’t someone think of the children” article about binaural beats, called “idozers/idosers”: We all know that music can alter your mood. Sad songs can make you cry. Upbeat songs may give you an energy boost. But...

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The (economic) power of prayer?

I wrote about Pray At The Pump about a month ago, and now they’re claiming victory. They believe their prayers have actually caused the price of gas to drop: “We were down in Huntsville, Alabama. We finished praying,” Mr Twyman...

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lol: iz made of choclat?

From the deadline USA blog at The Guardian comes LOL Bush. A LOL Cats inspired look at some photos taken during President Bush’s visit to the Olympic Games.

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Jesse Jackson shouldn’t cut things off…

… and neither should you! Two things I saw recently in Express. In yesterday’s Blog Log, Motherhood Uncensored is declaring an August event called Blog the Recession. The idea is that instead of just reading your favorite blogs in your...

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news: balance of insanity?

Sometimes I can understand why some people don’t read or watch the news because it’s too depressing. It really can build up at times and make you wonder what the hell is wrong with the world. Mostly it just makes...

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“These go to eleven.”

Professor Harvey Dillon, from Hearing Australia on a recent report that young people (18 to 34) risk developing permanent hearing problems if they go to noisy bars and listen to loud music through headphones: Our rule of thumb is if...