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What every video game store should have

What every video game store should have

Tonight I’m participating in a video game focus group where I’m getting paid $100 for 60 minutes. SWEET! They mailed me a form to fill out beforehand so actually I guess I’m getting $100 to do the focus group and fill out the form. They asked to give ideas on how a video game store […]

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Tetris, but with Maps

Tetris, but with Maps

Want to play a seriously addicting game? Then Statetris is for you. It’s Tetris, but with the countries of Europe. The first time I played it took me 14 minutes 33 seconds. I didn’t realize that you could hit the enter key and it drops the country into place. So my time would have been […]

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Greatest  candy update in candy history

Greatest candy update in candy history

Remember when M&M’s replaced the beige M&M with a blue M&M? Remember when Lucky Charms added the green horseshoe marshmallow? I’m trying to decide which was a greater moment. I seem to remember M&M’s making the addition of blue a really big deal. But the addition of the green horseshoe happened earlier in my childhood […]

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running from camera photo series

running from camera photo series

muggezifter is from Amsterdam and he likes to set the timer on his camera for 2 seconds and run as far away from the camera as he can. File this one under “why didn’t I think of that.” This series is interesting on many levels. Running is such a simple human element, but no two […]

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replacing an iMac G5 hard drive

replacing an iMac G5 hard drive

Looking to replace the hard drive on your G5 iMac? Read on. I wanted to replace the hard drive on my 17″ first generation iMac G5. I did a fair amount of research and I share it all here. HARD DRIVE SPESApple’s website gives the following information on the hard drive: 80GB Serial ATA; 7200 […]

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moon look-a-like

moon look-a-like

aref-adib has some interesting side-by-side comparisons. The site has a nice variety of items. My favorite is the drum that looks like the moon because who in the world looks at a drum and says, “y’know, I think that looks just like the moon”

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Frank Gehry backlash

Frank Gehry backlash

MIT is suing Frank Gehry. The Strata Center has persistent leaks, drainage problems and mold growing on its brick exterior. It cost $300 million dollars to build in 2004 and Gehry was paid $15 million. Former Boston University president John Silber had some choice words: After learning of the lawsuit yesterday, Silber said Gehry “thinks […]

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I miss the Bozo Show

I miss the Bozo Show

I came across this link for the Cake Writing Generator. Put your very own message on the cake. The cake reminds me very much of the 100% whipping cream cakes used on The Bozo Show for cake throwing battles. I very much miss The Bozo Show. I remember watching the show well into high school […]

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