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These are my site hits over the last week. [caption id="attachment_1897" align="aligncenter" width="234" caption="Before and after"][/caption] See if you can figure out when my most popular post ceased showing up on theThe power of Google

The Ultimate Cheapskate’s Book Contest ∞ Get Rich Slowly Get Rich Slowly is running a contest for a free copy of the Ultimate Cheapskate book. You have to enter a trueFrugality gone wild!

Woo hoo! I called it! Afro-Blue was surprisingly bad, though, on Monday's R&B episode. I think they got too caught up in trying to take on the judges criticisms and lostThe Sing-Off: The Final Four

Star Wars: Gaming | Swords and Lightsabers Clash in Soulcalibur IV (Wow, that's a weak post title ... sorry) Go to the link above for a news release and trailer for aWhat calibur is your lightsaber?

This time I followed the directions to delete (almost) all the WordPress files on the server before uploading the new versions. That seems to work much better than overwriting them. SoUpgrade successful!

This week I had two days completely to myself. My wife took the girls with her to her sister's house early on Monday, and got back very late on TuesdayIt's official. I'm boring.

To review: I’m talking about an article on ZDNet that tries to make the case for streaming first-run movies to a home theater. In the first part, I laid out the argument theyMovie Theater vs. Home Theater (part 3)

The fall TV season is upon us. Are there any shows out there worthy of watching this year? Any guilty pleasures you've just gotta have? Anything that just drains theFlashing Forward to Fall TV

If you thought he was gone, you weren't paying attention. He's back! He's opinionated! He's Australian! He's spent more time thinking about pop culture than is probably healthy! And that last bitTIDBABSH 2: Part 2: Return of The Australian

I've got one year to make up my mind. Maybe it won't seem like as big of a deal then. But for right now? I must have it. I haven't beenCould this be the one?

Jason Bourne is at it again. Chasing down his past and removing people who get in his way with some amazing hand-to-hand take downs. The Bourne Ultimatum picks up right whereReview: The Bourne Ultimatum

YouTube - Yep yep - Sesame Street Martians Man, I miss the old Sesame Street. I'm watching again with my daughter, and I really don't think it's as good as itYep yep yep yep yep yep BRRRRRRRNNG

I came across a post tonight by a professor at the University of Georgia. He uses his response to a recent post on the NPR blog All Songs Considered asChanging morality to fit the technology

Given my erratic posting schedule lately no one would probably notice the hole, but I'm going where the internet doesn't reach for a few days so there won't be anyThe Sounds of Silence

"Dude," (for some reason this conversation frequently begins with "dude") "you're the most technical person I know. How can you not even have a cell phone?" This conversation (orThe Neo-Luddite Geek Technologist

Humility

Could Mastering the Ego Be a Learning Executive Solution?

The article covers how ego can help and hinder a business. I think that’s important to actively consider. As the article states, it is pervasive and has a big impact.

Obviously it doesn’t just apply to the business world, though. It’s a fact of life everywhere. Ego affects any situation in which there is more than one person involved: church, work, school, marriage, siblings, friends… the . . . → Read More: Humility