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Archive for December, 2013

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Safe Driving in the Snow

What not to do:

I'd like to buy two sew-on patches each of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Pirates, and Steelers. Ideally they'd be about 4" x 4". What's the best place to buy them?

On Not Having Goals

The uploader's goal: squish the heck out of the video. Goal achieved!

Mentos to the Moon

A letter sent by NASA: (Larger image) 🙂


The beginning of an email. I've gotten a few of these, and absolutely none of them strike me as "obvious." Perhaps the fact that they're all found in my spam folder is what is supposed to make the sender "obviously" a "professional social media business manager?" Please.

My Christmas Present to You

Don't watch it if you're aggravated by cursing. The other Nerd3 videos are funny, too, but this may be the funniest.

Cheap Ham

Less than a penny per pound!


The Indiegogo project for "Lowest Score Wins" has been successfully funded! Thank you! P.S. Suck it, Kickstarter, and your made-up-as-you-go, ever-changing, inconsistent rules.

Samsung’s Creepy Ad

Uhm… WTF?

Review & Outlook: Apple's Star Chamber: Judge Cote's injunction gave Apple until January 14, 2014 to overhaul its antitrust compliance and training procedures, a process that is underway. But in late October Mr. Bromwich began an open-ended, roving investigation of Apple. He demanded immediate interviews starting in November with every top Apple executive and board […]

Wired has a nice piece on Square's new card reader: How Apple's Lightning-Plug Guru Reinvented Square's Card Reader.

I don't understand the "I'm not vaccinating my child" position.

I'm considering picking up Hatching Twitter for my Kindle but I wonder if it's worth $12. Or, to put it more accurately, is it worth my time? I have a bunch of books on my Kindle that I'm actively in the middle of reading… if we extend "actively" to mean "for an hour every few […]

This Blog is Eleven…

Though I have a reminder set to go off every December 10th, I often hit "close" and then forget about it. My blog turned 11 on December 10, 2013. Yeesh. It's less than one month younger than my daughter.