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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

While I'm spending time in the BSG universe, here's a clip from the prequel series, Caprica. The series debuts next year. Apparently it will not take place in space much, ifCaprica clip

This post is going to be like throwing spaghetti on the wall: I'm just gonna toss a lot of stuff up here and see what sticks. It worked for OscarThrowing spaghetti on the wall

Last month's podcast was such a great success that I decided to do another one. When I say it was a great success, I mean that it was successfully uploaded andTIDBABSH the second, part the first

Before jumping into the new stuff, just a quick note on the second episodes of shows that started last week... Heroes - an improvement. I both enjoyed and was annoyed byPremiere weeks 2009, part 2 - SGU and Clone Wars

For all you dad's out there, and mine specifically, Happy Father's Day. Thanks for all you've taught us, thanks for all the fun we've had. Thanks for the trips to theHappy Father's Day

(Yeah, I know I'm months behind 90% of the free world in seeing this one...) Okay, obviously from the trailers the special effects on this movie were going to be top-notch.Review: Transformers

At a recent Rangers game, a couple was caught on film denying a game ball to a crying toddler, and they have been put through the social media ringer over"Stolen" baseballs

I don't talk much about the technical side of having a blog, but though it might look technical, this is really about the business side of blogging. One of the thingsSo long, BlogGlue

If you're not a parent or don't want to talk about the logistics of sickness, move along... nothing to see here. You've been warned. So after Thanksgiving dinner was over and weNot for the queasy - where to get sick

Community Connections Forums - Bells and whistles (if you're not a member, you get redirected to the home page... sorry.) It's a little unusual for me to quote from a discussione-Learning Glitz: misunderstanding video games

Kathy Sierra has a great blog (Creating Passionate Users). I've only been following it for a couple weeks, but I'm really impressed. She writes about (predictably) making people passionate about"Interesting" idea

I don't have it in me to write everything I think about this movie right now, but I wanted to get something down. Just like Spider-man 2, this sequel takes anPseudo-Review: The Dark Knight

The New York Times reported last week that Abdul Qadeer Khan may have sold plans for a nuclear weapon: American and international investigators say that they have found the electronic blueprintsKhan set us up the bomb!

Hydrogen Technology Applications Whoa. You'd think if this was really viable they'd be talking about it all over the news. Well, I'm going in with skepticism, but holy cow, it sureHydrogen Technology - New unlimited energy source?

Tuesday TubeWatch: Social networking will eat your brain!

It’s a popular debate lately: are these social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, etc.) bad for us? Recently an Oxford professor, Baroness Susan Greenfield, made some rather provocative speculations about the cumulative effect frequent use of these sites can have on our physical brains. As reported by ars technica:

Greenfield said that sites like Facebook, MySpace, Bebo, and Twitter may be forcing kids’ brains back into an infant-like state, as infants need constant stimulation to . . . → Read More: Tuesday TubeWatch: Social networking will eat your brain!