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From Elliott Masie's Learning TRENDS newsletter comes news of a new tool to help doctors and nurses. Projected Vein Locations: This weekend I saw a fascinating new "performance support" system -VeinViewer

One or two of you may have noticed the frequency of posting here has dropped quite a bit in the last few months. I thought I'd comment on why... It's aWhere I've been

Alex & Emma is a thoroughly predictable love story with half-realized characters and little to no tension. Luke Wilson was boring and a bit unnatural in his acting (his brotherReview: Alex & Emma

Reality TV has taken a wacky turn, but I think it's a turn for the better - at least in some ways. I am really not a fan of Reality TVSuperheroes in reality (tv)

Yesterday I read an article in the ZDNet Tech Broiler attempting to make the case for the studios to release first-run movies direct to streaming options (specifically Netflix and iTunes).Movie Theater vs. Home Theater (part 1)

Apparently, I'm prejudiced. Despite all evidence to the contrary, I persisted in believing an unfounded assumption rather than taking a few minutes to find out the truth. Because of that stupidity,I'm a prejudiced idiot

(This will be a short one, but only because I'm tired. No reflection on the movie.) The Upside of Anger is about a woman full of anger and the effect sheReview: The Upside of Anger

I've always loved drums. I can't remember a time when I wasn't "drumming." I put that in quotes because I've rarely actually had a drum at my disposal. I've beatDrum roll, please!

This is pretty old, but then the subject is even older! It's a fun look at the (mostly) 80s video games. How many video games can you identify? ThereJump through classic video games

I know you didn't notice, but I did. This site was down for about 20 hours due to a glitch that showed I had overspent my bandwidth allocation. I hadn't,We're back, and better than ever in "We're back, and better than ever!"

Okay, that may very well be the longest title I've ever written on this blog. New milestone! Woo hoo! The Oatmeal, while not very old, has become an insanely popular site,Semicolons: the only grammar related poster I've ever been tempted to buy

Yesterday, I recounted the tale of the hooligans whose plans were dashed when I scared them off. They thought they escaped, but they were wrong. Let me be clear about this:Kids these days 2 (or How not to get away with stuff)

The networks released their schedules for next year this week. No surprise: Smallville and 24 are both reappearing in the schedules. However, there has been surprising news/rumors about both shows... 24 JackTV updates: 24 and Smallville (w/spoilers)

Yep. This is exactly how Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back would have gone if I was in it. Autographs are $2. I gotta cover my costs. Hearing the words "That's howFINALLY, I get to wield a real lightsaber!

10 Simple Changes That Save Gas | The Wisdom Journal All 10 of these tips are good, and relatively easy to accomplish. Here are first five, with my own thoughts. ForHow to spend less on gas

Star Wars fanatacism

TheForce.Net – Latest News – Number One Star Wars Fan In The UK

I really like Star Wars a lot. I’ve spent way too much money and time on it over the years to quantify. But I can now say that Luke Skywalker scares me.