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First, two rumors I hope are false... This first one I'm pretty positive is false, but here it is: apparently some bookies in the UK are looking for something to betDoctor Who rumors

Dustin Hoffman plays a down-on-his-luck anti-hero who reluctantly saves 54 people from a plane crash, including a news reporter (Geena Davis) whose purse he steals in the process of savingReview: Hero

To steal a phrase from one of the judges, this show is "off the hook!" I don't like a lot of the "talent competitions" that are on TV. American Idol isReview: The Sing-Off

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?

Stay on target. Some guys got together and built a scale model of an X-Wing fighter from Star Wars, complete with an Artoo unit. Then they strapped 4 rockets to it. Lock S-Foils in attack positions

Official Google Reader Blog: There's a feed for that?! I've never actually used Craig's List, but the article linked above points out that you can use feeds from that site andJob Search via RSS

Living in a house with 3 females has apparently done me in. I think I need to turn in my man card. Either that, or I have to stop watching moviesWhen did I become a girl?

The Simple Dollar » An Introduction To Compound Interest With Spreadsheets, Part 2: Monthly Compound Interest, APRs, and APYs I was never really clear on the difference between Annual Percentage RateAPRs and APYs - What's the difference?

That is some seriously well-integrated CGI. I love it. The Stormtrooper's "Boo-ya" at the end kills me. To be a total geek, here, I gotta say that a beam meant to takeTuesday TubeWatch: Death Star Trek Wars

To get us through the winter repeats, some shows are giving us webisodes. That includes Battlestar Galactica and Heroes. In both cases, the short series are meant to provide a lead-inWebisodes and commercials

I came across a post tonight by a professor at the University of Georgia. He uses his response to a recent post on the NPR blog All Songs Considered asChanging morality to fit the technology

SciFi opens a new Stargate : Slice of SciFi As I mentioned in my last post, Stargate: Atlantis has been cancelled and will be wrapped up in a 2-hour movie. INew series - Stargate: Voyager... uh, I mean Universe

It's a popular debate lately: are these social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, etc.) bad for us? Recently an Oxford professor, Baroness Susan Greenfield, made some rather provocative speculations aboutTuesday TubeWatch: Social networking will eat your brain!

First, sorry about the absence of new posts lately. Plenty has been going on, I've just been too tired to write about it. Anyway... on to the review! The Rocky seriesReview: Rocky II

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?

Making a suicide pact

Well, apparently you guys are really interested in my death. The last post, I want to end my life, but I’m too lazy, has been the top of the page views list for 3 days running.

Sadly, that has never happened with one of my new posts before. Usually the random searches outperform anything new (which is a sad statement about the popularity of this blog, but oh well).

So, to celebrate, I’m planning to . . . → Read More: Making a suicide pact