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I managed to see a limited release of ABC's new show "No Ordinary Family" online yesterday. Not sure if it's still available, but if it is these instructions will getReview: No Ordinary Family - Pilot

I'm pretty sure my wife will have no problem confirming this: I'm addicted to The Sing-Off.  Last year's show blew my mind with the talent involved. This year matches thatThe Sing-Off: recap and predictions

One or two of you may have noticed the frequency of posting here has dropped quite a bit in the last few months. I thought I'd comment on why... It's aWhere I've been

I mentioned this a while back, but this guy decided to use the power of the internet to break Star Wars up into 15 second segments and have people submitStar Wars, like you've never seen it before

Okay, the term "Web 2.0" is utterly useless, but you gotta admit, there's some cool stuff out there. Instead of listing all the cool apps that will make your life wonderful,Web 2.0 applications / free conferencing

From Elliott Masie's Learning TRENDS newsletter comes news of a new tool to help doctors and nurses. Projected Vein Locations: This weekend I saw a fascinating new "performance support" system -VeinViewer

As may be appropriate for a movie with few spoken lines, this review should be pretty short. Amazing technical achievement. The visuals here are phenomenal. There were times that I forgotReview: Wall-E

Doctor Who To Return For Fifth Season In 2010 - Slice of Scifi I can't say I really understand why they are doing this. Does everyone really need a full years'Doctor Who Takes a Vacation

(Grab your pacemaker, it looks like I'm making two posts in two days! Will the madness ever end?) A few things came to my attention today that I just couldn't waitWatchmen, Star Trek, and Star Wars (sort of)

This is just a list of things I saw today that you need to see. Doctor Horrible, Act 1, the 8-bit Nintendo version: Mail truck converted into a Colonial Viper (original BattlestarStuff you just need to see

What’s the Difference Between Learning and Training? Don't worry. I'm not going off on another long post about this. I'm really just linking in here because it validates that I'm notWhat’s the Difference Between Learning and Training?

Human Brain Transplantation Protocol Approved To Reverse Nerve And Brain Damage This is one of the coolest science pieces I've come across ever. You know why brain injury is so bad? BecauseHuman Brain Regeneration

Through watching the Randy Pausch lecture (mentioned in my previous post) I discovered a great free tool for learning how to program, called Alice. What's different about Alice is thatAlice: Through the Monitor (or Creating new worlds for Novices)

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

I just watched Disc Three of the Crusade series, written by J. Michael Straczynski (JMS). Luckily, I was apparently watching one of the early discs produced since it had hisCrusade: What would have happened

Poll Archives

What's the best X-Men movie?

  • X-Men: First Class (41%, 48 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: 116

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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