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So today I had an eye doctor's appointment. Apparently I have totally awesome vision while I'm wearing my glasses. The lady was actually joking when she put up the lineIt just seemed odd

Recently Gather Little by Little posted an article on "Deal of the day" sites, such as Woot.com and Yugster.com. These are sites that offer one product per day for a4 sites to get free/cheap stuff - finding deals online

I just found an interesting review of estimation strategies for creating e-Learning courses. Pete Blair has graciously posted a few free resources that could come in handy, one of which isCourse development estimation

Yes, I know stupider isn't a word. It applies to Netflix nonetheless. I'll start this off by admitting that I don't have Netflix. I have used it at other people's housesNetflix becomes stupider, Warehouse 13 returns

The last couple of nights I've been catching up on the new A&E show, "Teach: Tony Danza." "Teach" was filmed in Northeast High School in Philadelphia, not far from whereTeach

I don't have a pet. Dog, cat, fish, bird, rock... nothing. That's not likely to change in the next 5-7 years, if ever. There are lots of reasons, actually, butWhy I don't have a dog

Chain Factor Okay, this is the most addicting waste of time I've come across in quite a while. So far my high score is just short of 170,000. Waaaaaay too muchAs addicting as chain smoking...

I've posted before about the Green Lantern movie(s) in the works. No cast has been announced, no real information has come to my attention at all about the live actionNathan Fillion as Green Lantern? - Tuesday TubeWatch

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,Humility

Trailer for 11 Minutes Ago The first thing that impressed me about this movie was that it was shot, in it's entirety, in a single day. For a feature length film11 Minutes Ago

Unions had their day. They were a good idea when the worker was truly being exploited. These days, there are still areas where a union is probably useful, but forWhy I hate unions

One of the things that surprised me most about Dr. Horrible was the quality of the music. I knew Joss Whedon had written a musical episode of Buffy The VampireHorrible music is really pretty good

Ohio Board Undoes Stand on Evolution - New York Times (free subscription required) The Ohio Board of Education voted 11 to 4 Tuesday to toss out a mandate that 10th-grade biologyOhio Board Tells Students, "Thinking Isn't Important"

Lots of series finales showed up this year. Some of them were only supposed to be season finales, but the shows were cancelled. Most of the time, they didn't knowSuper-Review: Cancelled shows

Adventures of Brisco County Jr., The - Brisco date, art and tons of extras! This was a fun show. Great sense of humor, great mixture of sci-fi and westerns, and myBrisco County Jr. rides again!

Review: The Aviator

I’m of two minds about this movie. On the one hand, it was extremely well done, especially the directing and acting, and the subject was enticing and kept my interest. Unlike many films, my “armchair directing” has failed me: I don’t know what I would have done differently.

On the other hand, it was freakin’ long. Too long. At just under 3 hours, it’s a huge investment to spend the time to watch this movie, . . . → Read More: Review: The Aviator