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I wasn't feeling well today, and there wasn't much on the tube, so I tuned in to the only movie playing that I hadn't seen before: Hellboy. In sci-fi, comic book,Review: Hellboy

Somewhere around 35 years ago, I caught my first episode of Doctor Who. I watched a man with a very long scarf run around offering people jelly babies in prettyThe Doctor Is In

The majority of senior executives and managers are stressed at work. Eighty percent of senior executives and managers are stressed at work, with a third saying they are highly stressed,Stress: Executives and managers feeling the pressure

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

I had the opportunity to visit the blog connected to Oprah's "A New Earth" course on Eckhart Tolle's book. I've been looking at this training experience over the last fewOprah's Online Training - Part 3: The blog

Quick, think of all those movies from the '60s. The fun ones. The ones with energy that just kept going. Fast dialogue. Bold colors. Doris Day. Frankie and Annette.Review: Down with Love

At my house we have a bit of a push-and-pull relationship with time. My wife pushes, and I pull. Call me crazy, but I don't think we need to leave aRules for showing up

Adventures of Brisco County Jr., The - Brisco date, art and tons of extras! This was a fun show. Great sense of humor, great mixture of sci-fi and westerns, and myBrisco County Jr. rides again!

Slice of Scifi - Science Fiction TV & Movie News, Interviews & more » The New R2D2 Projector Got a home theater? Don't care about picture quality, but want your own"Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi"

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

LiveDigital: NBC's Heroes pilot I don't know how this got there, but if you want to watch the Heroes pilot episode in a really bad, small, flash video format, there youNBC's Heroes pilot online

Images: New visions from Google Earth | CNET News.com This is really great! The already wildly cool Google Earth is getting additional information laid on top of it, so you canGoogle Earth gets even cooler

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

These are my site hits over the last week. [caption id="attachment_1897" align="aligncenter" width="234" caption="Before and after"][/caption] See if you can figure out when my most popular post ceased showing up on theThe power of Google

SCI FI Wire | The News Service of the SCI FI Channel As previously reported, Fox and Universal Studios have backed out of their deal to finance Halo. While not ideal,HALO movie - on pause

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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