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(Well, I assume that the cost of internet access is taxed everywhere, but maybe not. If you don't get taxed for that... congratulations.) I was doing my taxes this weekend, soTuesday TubeWatch: You are being taxed to watch this

Michael Rosenbaum Talks Smallville — A JewReview.net Exclusive - Slice of Scifi Michael Rosenbaum, Lex Luthor on Smallville, gave an interview that reveals that next year's seventh season will be hisLex Luthor teases Smallville's final season

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

Smallville will be back for an eighth season next year! But without Lex, and without Lana. Michael Rosenbaum and Kristen Kreuk are calling it quits after this year. Apparently they'reSmallville, Dr. Who, and Torchwood facts and rumors

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

The Simple Dollar » An Introduction To Compound Interest With Spreadsheets, Part 2: Monthly Compound Interest, APRs, and APYs I was never really clear on the difference between Annual Percentage RateAPRs and APYs - What's the difference?

» The Top 10 Most Quotable Geek Films…Ever! | Geekend | TechRepublic.com Wow, what a loaded topic. The Top Ten Most Quotable Geek Films... hmmm... to be included in my list,The Top 10 Most Quotable Geek Films

I went to see X-Men: First Class over the weekend. It was opening weekend for that film. Typically, a big film like that would have a huge audience in theirWhy isn't the theater filled?

New York Times columnist David Pogue has had two extremely good posts lately. One is aimed squarely at general computer users, and both are of great use to technical writers. InTechnical writers, pay attention

Why Religion is an Important Part of Personal Finance ∞ Get Rich Slowly The topic of the linked post has (almost) nothing to do with my post here. It's the commentsSome people have REALLY short fuses

I'm pretty impressed with the CommonCraft videos. They've found a way to make YouTube a marketing and profit center for themselves, and a lot of their work is in theTips from CommonCraft

What is wrong with parents? Today, my wife and I went to see two vastly different films, Wall-E and The Dark Knight (reviews to follow). In both films, there were familiesKids in the movie theater

Well, I'm working on podcasting technology for work, so I figured I'd better get my feet wet and learn how to do it. As such, here is a lame exampleOdeo podcasting

I wish I had found this before Halloween was over.... Zombies in Plain English Remember... Zombies Don't Dance! [tags]zombies, instructional video[/tags]Are you prepared?!

... you're probably not alone. But it's really good! I love hearing songs performed in an unexpected way, especially when it doesn't diminish the song. Parodies are one thing, butIf you've never heard Bach on a mandolin... - Tuesday TubeWatch

Iron Man – Movie Trailer

Apple – Trailers – Iron Man – Trailer – Large

Hey, the trailer for the May 2008 movie is out! Looks good, but I’m not totally sold yet. I’m a little unclear on the story. Seems like this trailer just focused on origins and some beauty shots. No conflict. Nothing story-wise, really.

I like Favreau’s style, but it better have a good script.

(Want more? Check this out.)

[tags]Marvel Comics, Iron Man, Tony Stark, Robert . . . → Read More: Iron Man – Movie Trailer

Video: Photosynth demo – awakening to the true power of the web

TED | Talks | Blaise Aguera y Arcas: Jaw-dropping Photosynth demo (video)

Click through. Now. Read the rest of this when you get back. Just don’t forget to come back. (FYI: you may have problems behind a firewall… I did)

This is one of the biggest breakthroughs in collective consciousness, collaboration, and visual relationships I can think of. Seriously, this is an amazing tool.

The first tool, Seadragon, is impressive enough. Amazing, smooth, manipulation of . . . → Read More: Video: Photosynth demo – awakening to the true power of the web