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Back in January I wrote a bit about Randy Pausch's "Last Lecture": Everything about this recording is interesting to me: From a technology standpoint, what he has achieved and set in motion FromRandy Pausch passes on

Over on Flixxy someone posted the top 10 Low-Pass Jet Fly-bys. If you could capture the awesomeness of this is a liquid form it would... um... taste really good... orPure, unadulterated, low-altitude, jet fighter awesomeness

How should I spend my economic stimulus rebate? Over at Gather Little by Little (link above), Glblguy reviews his decision with his wife about what to do with his economic stimulusMy economic stimulus rebate is going to...

This concept video was apparently leaked from Peter Jackson's production of The Hobbit. It's an exciting early look at the controversial direction Jackson may take, thematically: [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/XC73PHdQX04" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent"Leaked Pre-production video for The Hobbit!

For a story about a groundbreaking mathematical proof, Proof had virtually zero math in it. If you ask me, that's a good thing. Let me put my review in the form ofReview: Proof

I'm a bit behind in putting up my movie list for this year. Last year's list was full of promise, but I only got to see 4 of the 21 listed2011 Movies to Drool Over

Dr. Horrible's Sing-along blog I made a quick mention of this once before after seeing the trailer. I just saw the first act (which was so popular it brought down theDr Horrible's Sing-along blog

Star Wars: Community | ILM's Greenscreen Challenge Entry Stephen Colbert, of the Comedy Central's Colbert Report, issued a challenge to the public at large to put his lightsaber antics in frontStephen Colbert, a Greenscreen, and ILM

The Simple Dollar » Live Free: Seven Pieces Of Open Source Software That Transformed My Life Okay, "life transforming" might be a little extreme ... but then again I haven't triedLife Transforming Open Source Software

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

This is one of a series of articles I wrote for The Coalition of Awesomeness blog some time ago. The blog has since gone to an unfortunate (but very awesome)Who do you serve, and who do you trust?

In the last month or so, it seems like Murphy is camped on my front step. Computer - dead. Motherboard, presumably, is fried, based on research. Car inspection - over $500 moreUnexpected costs, things that have broken lately, and lessons learned

So we've got a new look here at the old blog. Not too drastic, but updated. I'm not finished tinkering, so things might change again soon. See if you canCh-ch-ch-ch-changes...

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

It's 2am. I'm finally about to go to sleep. Before I can get into the bedroom, though, I hear my daughter whimpering in her bed. Usually, this means she hasAre all 3-year-olds like this?

Poll Archives

What's the best X-Men movie?

  • X-Men: First Class (41%, 47 Votes)
  • X-Men: United (X2) (21%, 24 Votes)
  • X-Men (18%, 21 Votes)
  • X-Men Origins: Wolverine (12%, 14 Votes)
  • X-Men: The Last Stand (8%, 9 Votes)

Total Voters: 115

Start Date: June 5, 2011 @ 1:37 pm
End Date: No Expiry

How geeky is Jeff, really?

  • Uber-geeky (46%, 6 Votes)
  • Solid Geek (31%, 4 Votes)
  • Pretty Geeky (15%, 2 Votes)
  • Weak Geek (8%, 1 Votes)
  • Geek? No. Loser? Yes. (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Poser Geek (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 13

Start Date: January 30, 2011 @ 3:48 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Buff? Not Buff? (see more)

  • You rock the Buff. The wife's chuckling stops now or she goes. (44%, 4 Votes)
  • Step away from the Buff. The wife's chuckling is the best reaction you can hope to get. (44%, 4 Votes)
  • Can't we all just get along? (12%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 9

Start Date: June 15, 2010 @ 9:46 pm
End Date: No Expiry

You are a...

  • Geek (71%, 12 Votes)
  • Dork (18%, 3 Votes)
  • Completely boring person (12%, 2 Votes)
  • Nerd (6%, 1 Votes)
  • Dweeb (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 17

Start Date: April 1, 2010 @ 11:15 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What do you do when your child is vomiting? (click for related post)

  • Be soothing, and let them continue to expel where they are to minimize affected locations (53%, 10 Votes)
  • Toss 'em out the front door and let them back in after they wash off with the hose (32%, 6 Votes)
  • Get them to the closest container - kitchen (sink or trash can) or bathroom (toilet, sink, or trash can) (15%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 19

Start Date: November 30, 2008 @ 8:48 pm
End Date: No Expiry

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