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Two "robots" found on YouTube today... One: paint this dark grey and it would be the coolest homemade AT-ST (All Terrian-Scout Transport) Halloween costume on the block. Just add a WookieYouTube robots

Unions had their day. They were a good idea when the worker was truly being exploited. These days, there are still areas where a union is probably useful, but forWhy I hate unions

Argh. I mentioned before that my site theme settings suddenly changed. Today I tried to fix it by upgrading to the latest version of WordPress. I was pretty sure thatSite maintenance

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

FOR WHAT IT'S WORTH | Bryce Zabel: Spaced Out: Hawking Colonies & Re-Booting Star Trek Bryce Zabel (Dark Skies, Lois & Clark) and J. Michael Straczynski (Babylon 5, Crusade, Jeremiah) wereStar Trek, Babylon 5 style: Concept pitch revealed

15 Minute Lunch: Strap in, shut up and hold on. We're going back. It's almost shocking anyone survived the 1970s. There should have been some kind of ritual suicide for lookingGrab your Hardy Boys lunch box - here come the '70s

Best Easter Bunny cartoon ever. Bar none. Bring on all contenders. Hope you have a happy Easter.Happy Easter Rabbit, Hooray...

Before jumping into the new stuff, just a quick note on the second episodes of shows that started last week... Heroes - an improvement. I both enjoyed and was annoyed byPremiere weeks 2009, part 2 - SGU and Clone Wars

I got up this morning and read an email that referred to a comment made on Twitter... that's a Tweet, for those who've been under a technological rock for theTweet

I've been holding off on posting my thoughts until I felt I had a real grasp for quality of the show. Well, I can now say that I firmly believeReview: Heroes Ep 1-3

Two years ago we caught my then 2-year old daughter slathering herself (and the rug, and the covers, and the bed) with Desitin cream. My resulting distress was recorded inWhat is it with this kid?

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?

Robert Downey Jr. has been touted as the perfect choice to play Tony Stark. When I first saw the trailer I was doubtful about that choice. I always pictured StarkReview: Iron Man

Apparently I suck at CSS. After two days of not being able to get the layout to flex correctly, I went in search of other examples to help me figureNew theme selected for Caddickisms

My company has recently shut down all access to YouTube. I get that. I completely believe that many people are using company time and bandwidth to watch all sorts ofI'm a casualty of war

Review: Brave

Pixar has an amazing track record with its movies. The quality of animation is superb and their attention to story is a cut (or two) above most studios. Their worst “failures” are still better than most movies out there. I’d put Cars (both 1 and 2) at the bottom of their list, and I still had a good time watching them. At their best, they blow me away. Toy Story, The Incredibles, Monsters Inc. – . . . → Read More: Review: Brave