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In the spirit of ParentHacks, here's a trick we've used to get our kids to do many things they otherwise wouldn't. We came up with it in the car on aWhatever you do...

Note: Link contains profanity - Mel Gibson clears up that mystery about whether he's an anti-Semite. By Timothy Noah Well, this is really disappointing on a few levels. Gibson made someMel Gibson: man vs. movie star

We've got a firm street date for the new Babylon 5 movie! In fact, you can start ordering now!! As a reminder, here's the early description from JMS, as I reportedBabylon 5: The Lost Tales pre-ordering

There is a lot going on in the world these days. The pace of life is increasing at an amazing rate. The progress we are making is incredible, and thereStop everything

Hey, guess what... this review will be completely devoid of jokes about having seen this movie before. Just wanted to get that off my chest. Off the top of my headReview: Deja Vu

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 full trailer for Doctor Who's sixth season is out. Watch it: This bit did it for me: Off-screen, scary sounding alien: Fear me. I've killed hundreds of Time Lords. The Doctor (notTwo lines, and I'm sold

Apple - Trailers - The Dark Knight I can't believe no one told me this trailer was out. Okay, visually it's an extremely boring trailer. Pretty much, it's the bat-symbol with aTrailer: The Dark Knight

Free business cards! That's pretty cool. Via the excellent Parent Hacks site (see below) I've now found two online printing companies that will print business cards for free. You have"Free" business cards

Well, what do you know? The first trailer for X-Men 3 actually looks good! I was really worried with all the rumors I'd been hearing. Now I'm looking forward toX-3 trailer up

free wi-fi hotspots wifi cafes coffee shops hotels airports RV Parks (Okay, so I'm slipping in one more post before the new year...) If you're looking for free wi-fi connection anywhere inFree wi-fi hotspots

I subscribe to news alerts from both CNN and the New York Times. I find the differences in their content interesting at times. The New York Times alerts pretty consistentlyBias in News Alerts?

Hey... just a quick note to anyone following this blog in a feedreader or email that if you don't get any more posts from me by Tuesday, you might wantMigrating feeds

Here's a tip from my sister-in-law. Pretty impressive savings. This is the perfect time to shop for next year's winter clothes. We shop at department stores like Macy's andShop Ahead

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development: eLearnDevCast New Episode with Karl Kapp - GGG4L - Recruiting Gamer Generation I just listened to a discussion between Brent Schlenker and Dr. Karl Kapp aboutCorporate Gaming: Recruiting and training

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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