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Blogging Thoughts 1

Blogging Thoughts

One of the challenges I have with blogging is that I always feel like I need to write a lot or make the post as meaningful as possible. It’s one of the reasons I...

Avoid ground(ctrl) Events 1

Avoid ground(ctrl) Events

About a month ago, I went to see the Summerland 2013 tour (Everclear/Live/Filter/Sponge), which I had a blast at.  I’d been wanting to see Everclear for 18 years, and just had never had it...

The Friday Shuffle 0

The Friday Shuffle

So, it’s Friday, and that means casual dress and a more relaxed office atmosphere, including the music.  Several years ago, a number of bloggers would put their music on shuffle and record the first...

Should I Stay Or Should I Go 0

Should I Stay Or Should I Go

  And I thought I had seen some crazy intersections… Actually, this is a sculpture from Canary Wharf in London, located on a real roundabout. Sure, that’s not confusing either… [found via This Is...

Random Stuff 0

Random Stuff

Technology Stuff Wired.com named Pittsburgh one of the top tech cities in the country, largely in thanks to CMU, a new Google branch and a glut of electronics stores. Clearly, they didn’t take job...

Helicopter Parents Make Bad Pilots 0

Helicopter Parents Make Bad Pilots

One of the most atrocious and laughable phenomena of the last few decades, the 'Helicopter Parent' has reached new heights as their kids have aged. They're now highly involved in their children's job search...

A Horse Is A Horse, Of Course, Of Course 0

A Horse Is A Horse, Of Course, Of Course

I can’t find the image online, but in today’s Post-Gazette there was an article about the outpouring of sympathy for Barbaro after his life-threatening injury, and the image they were showing was a man...

Uni Watch Blog: Nerdy Fun 0

Uni Watch Blog: Nerdy Fun

One of my favorite writers over at ESPN.com, Paul Lukas with his Uni Watch Column on Page2, has started up the Uni Watch Blog to keep us more up to date with the strange...

The Beauty of Spring 0

The Beauty of Spring

    I must say that it's great to have spring back here in Pennsylvania. The last few months have been very long because we've had those too-warm-to-be-winter-but-too-cold-to-be-spring temperatures since January with a few...

They Did It With LEGOs! 0

They Did It With LEGOs!

Just a quick note here, but I came across a really cool article on TechEBlog about the Top 10 Strangest/Coolest LEGO Creations. For example, this fully functional original NES system made almost completely out...