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When this movie came out I saw it in the theater and was blown away. I still remember the feeling of exhilaration I had during the launch sequence, and theReview: Apollo 13

The Podcast Challenge Michael Allen is a very smart guy, and a leader in the world of e-learning. He knows the world of training and has spent a lot of timeMichael Allen's Podcast Challenge

finslippy: Give me your worst parenting stories [Found through ParentHacks] Holy cow, this is the funniest and saddest thing I have read or seen in the last year. It's a good thingBad parenting confessions

Just a couple of examples of life with Little Mommy... Sometimes I don't give my kids enough credit Recently Little Mommy and I were putting together a puzzle on the living roomLittle Mommy moments

The YouTube Weird Al list Weird Al Yankovic is the undisputed king of music parody. People have said his career is dead about a year after almost every album he putWeird Al Tube

SciFi.com: Science Fiction Movie and TV Reviews Oh, man ... I loved this show when it aired in UPN's fledgling season (kind of ironic that it would be released at theNowhere Man on DVD

I thought I was done with posting about Watchmen. But then I found this: There are a huge number of these Marvel vs. DC clips, and a lot of them areTuesday TubeWatch: the final Watchmen-related post

High Voltage: Lightning Bolt Hitting Plane Taking Off Osaka - Gizmodo With all the times I've flown during a storm, I'm surprised I haven't seen this happen before. And the blogger asksVideo loop: lightning hitting plane

In any Highlander movie, it's expected: heads will roll. In this case, though, it should have been heads of the film's creators. Why would you go and make a movie, probablyReview: Highlander: The Source

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

Looks like I am officially blogging. I am too cool for words. (Ironic, isn't it.)Check it out...

Here's something to keep in mind... If you're ever cooking a frozen dinner in the oven, don't reach in and pull it out without oven mitts on. The plastic container getsHot Tip!

How do we create? What takes us from the point where a story, or a song, or a painting doesn't exist to a point where it does exist? How doTuesday TubeWatch: Creativity - Inspiration

To continue with the theme of my last post... Clark Aldrich talked about the similarities of video games and training simulations in one of his blogs for ASTD's Learning Circuits: Computer gamesVideo games and simulations

Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Last Outpost - TV Squad [tag]Wil Wheaton[/tag] has taken to doing reviews of old [tag]Star Trek: The Next Generation[/tag] episodes. He's only done a fewWil Wheaton reviews the show that made everyone hate him

Tuesday TubeWatch: CommonCraft

CommonCraft videos make me want to hurt myself. I can’t help but think “why didn’t I think of doing this?”

Lee and Sachi have done a great job creating a successful company that uses simple tools to explain some rather complex topics, and they make the videos fun to watch as well (skip to the bottom for the funniest).

The trick, and where they excel, is taking those complex topics and boiling them down into . . . → Read More: Tuesday TubeWatch: CommonCraft

Wiki’s in a corporate environment

Informal Learning » Blog Archive » The Weirdness of Wiki Wiki’s are full of potential for learning and communication, and yet for the most part they aren’t being used within corporations (that I can tell, anyway). Jay reports a big reason for that (emphasis added):

The moderator asked people to introduce themselves and say three words about wiki. The positives were terms like exciting, linked, and important. On the downside, people said confusing, disorienting, and . . . → Read More: Wiki’s in a corporate environment