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Farewell, Steve Jobs. We Will Miss You.

October 7th, 2011 · 5 Comments

A great man passed yesterday – Steve Jobs, the CEO of Apple Computer. His legacy is a highly successful company that created innovative products that were loved by Apple’s loyal customers. There will never be another Apple – and there will certainly never be another Steve Jobs. While his company will no doubt continue to […]

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Randomized Items of Interest for December 26, 2010

December 26th, 2010 · 1 Comment

There’s a lot going on in the world of dieting and quitting the smoking habit across the world these days (now that 2011 approaches), so in the interest of self-improvement here are a few flavorful links of interest. Expand your mind in the upcoming year. The world of Kevin Kelly is a varied and interesting […]

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Who Dat…Owned by the NFL?? I Don’t THINK So

January 28th, 2010 · Comments Off

So the NFL is sending “cease and desist” letters to local shop owners (here in New Orleans) because they print and sell “Who Dat” t-shirts. Why? Because (and this is news to me) the NFL supposedly owns (or copyrighted, or trademarked) the phrase “Who Dat”. At least, that’s what they claim. So the shop Fleurty […]

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New Orleans Levees are Stronger in Preparation for Hurricane Gustav

August 29th, 2008 · 2 Comments

New Orleans city officials and government agencies addressed concerns regarding Hurricane Gustav and levee preparations today in a press conference near the levee break that occurred during Hurricane Katrina. Representatives from the city of New Orleans and officials from the Army Corps of Engineers were present, as well as leaders from Jefferson Parish and Plaquemines […]

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Vladuz the eBay Hacker

October 25th, 2007 · 3 Comments

I like Vladuz. I really do. I don’t know him personally, and I haven’t had any contact with him – but I like the guy. Why? Because of a couple of reasons: he’s obviously good at what he does (cracking eBay’s systems) and he has a sense of humor about what he does (evidenced by […]

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More Money Means Better SEX

June 18th, 2007 · 1 Comment

We all have heard that money can’t buy happiness. But apparently it can buy a better sex life- which many would equate to happiness, right? A recent survey, “Money as an Aphrodisiac — Being Rich Means Getting Lucky on Your Own Terms,” found that money is an enabler in a number of ways to enhance […]

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links for 2007-06-05

June 5th, 2007 · Comments Off

Google Keeps Tweaking Its Search Engine – New York Times Google’s algorithm is it’s most closely guarded secret, and of course this article tells you nothing about it. Interesting read nonetheless. (tags: google ranking algorithm search seo) diggwatcher – Digg Story Watcher Great app that keeps you updated on the diggs, etc. that a story […]

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links for 2007-06-04

June 4th, 2007 · Comments Off

best of craigslist : Door to door religious idiots Funny story. Trust me. Read it. (tags: charismatic religious soul-winning door-to-door solicitor) United Shapes of America « strange maps The great country of the USA not lookin’ so great when drawn from memory. Weirdness ensues. (tags: usa map america memory) 25 Best Movies You’ve Never Seen […]

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The Secret is a Big Scam. Sorry to Break the News.

June 1st, 2007 · 14 Comments

There is a lot of hype out there surrounding the New Age book/DVD called The Secret, by Wanda Byrne. Everywhere I turn, someone is talking about it; it’s gotten press on Oprah, Larry King, and Saturday Night Live even did a skit about it. Being naturally curious (OK- maybe nosy is more like it), I […]

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links for 2007-05-26

May 26th, 2007 · Comments Off

Upside-Down-Ternet When the people on your block or in your apartment complex steal your bandwidth, discourage them by giving them access to your own special Upside Down Intarweb. It’s totally l33t!!! (tags: l33t hacker wifi bandwidth) The record-breaking Cornishman who stayed awake for 11 days Yeah, sleep is soooo over-rated these days… (tags: sleep awake […]

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