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Where would we be without the internet? How would we ever know this kind of amazingly useful information? Toilet facts: The average person spends three years of their life on the “john”. TheYour toilet probably flushes in E-flat

What follows is a guest post from my wife, who has had a bit of a difficult week so far. I have come upstairs to ... get AWAY from our 2It's Not Fair!

I wrote before about the problem I have with showing my daughters the Star Wars series (well, some of them). It's difficult to decide what order to show them whichStar Wars Conundrum: Sorted

I managed to get to David Snowden's talk this morning about, essentially, the nature of learning. What does science say about how we learn? Is that different from the wayCorporate Learning conference: Day 3

[caption id="attachment_1288" align="alignright" width="446" caption="Look at that fifth set!!"][/caption] Holy cow... this is just insane... What kind of a monster athlete do you have to be to play a single set ofLongest tennis match in Grand Slam history!

YouTube - Will It Blend? - Glow Sticks I can't believe I haven't seen this series until now. There are quite a few of these "Will it Blend?" segments and it'sThe Amazing GlowShake

Comcast ran an "exclusive" interview with Joss Whedon, creator of the scif-fi series, Firefly and it's follow-up movie, Serenity. Fans of the series have been talking about a movie trilogySerenity/Firefly — End of the line

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

The Simple Dollar If you're looking for a simple, easy to follow personal finance blog, check out The Simple Dollar. I get a headache just thinking about personal finance, but IThe Simple Dollar - and other personal finance links

SCI FI Wire | The News Service of the SCI FI Channel The Dark Is Rising is my favorite young adult fantasy series. Susan Cooper wrote the series and it reallyThe Dark Is Rising comes to film

I absolutely LOVE this story. On Monday night, a fan at a Phillies game ran onto the field during the game. Not an unheard of event. This is the first timePhiladelphia: City of Brotherly Tasering

Set in the 12th century Crusades and the defense of Jerusalem, this movie should have been one I loved. The crew took pains to ensure an accurate portrayal of theReview: Kingdom of Heaven

(I'm pretty much stealing this post from Walt. I didn't ask him. Is that a breach of civility?) So the Today show is doing a series called "Is Civility Dead?" BelowDeath of Civility

F-Shaped Pattern For Reading Web Content (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox) This is the same eye tracking idea I talked about in a previous post. The focus this time, though, is reading patterns. ScanEye-movement tracking & Web Content

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?

“Stolen” baseballs

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 it since then. Here’s the video…

I think the announcer was being a little harsh, myself. It didn’t look like they were “rubbing it in” – though they certainly were oblivious. In fact, they’ve copped to not noticing the crying kid in their excitement. . . . → Read More: “Stolen” baseballs