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Kindle Button Failure, Replacement

A couple of years ago, I wrote about a screen failure on my first generation Kindle, and how good my Amazon customer service experience... 

March 4, 2010 | Read the story »

Michael Ruhlman on the value of cooking

Nobody ever accused Ruhlman of not being passionate about cooking, but honestly people, if you don’t cook, you may be personally... 

March 4, 2010 | Read the story »

Cooking with a Fat Guy

I’ve been fat all of my life. Okay, sometimes less fat than others, but I was a fat kid, I was a fat teenager, and I’m... 

February 24, 2010 | Read the story »

Iron Order – Inna-Gadda-Blue-Monday

My favorite mashup of the week — also available as an MP3 from Bootie’s Top 10 for April 2009…      ... 

January 15, 2010 | Read the story »

Low Resolution Ovine Displays

If you asked me what was the craziest thing that I thought the Welsh did with sheep, this wouldn’t even be in the top ten…  ... 

January 15, 2010 | Read the story »

Fast Food Bad Behavior

I was hungry, but maybe I’ll just find something to fix around here…              ... 

January 13, 2010 | Read the story »

Maybe you’ll bounce, maybe you’ll splat

Would-be rocket scientist decides to bail off of a ski lift with nothing more than his awesome brain power and a snowboard.  ... 

December 31, 2009 | Read the story »

Battlestar Rhapsody

Relatively smart and funny re-telling of Battlestar Galactica. Warning, contains spoilers, and is probably responsible for Freddy... 

December 27, 2009 | Read the story »

Darwin, in the Alley, with the Vending Machine

“Got it!” “It was Darwin…..” “In the Alley…..” “With the Vending Machine!”             ... 

December 26, 2009 | Read the story »

Anti-Virus Kitten

The Kaspersky anti-virus kitten — almost cute enough to make me want to run Windows again…       ... 

December 21, 2009 | Read the story »

Chicken in a Beatbox

Her pecking brings all the roosters to the yard…                ... 

December 19, 2009 | Read the story »

Jack Bauer Interrogates Santa Claus

Jack Bauer Interrogates Santa Claus Betcha Santa regrets giving Jack that lump of coal last year… “I have the power... 

December 17, 2009 | Read the story »

The last “Lip Dub” video you’ll ever need.

The Video Team’s “Got a Feeling” helps another overly-tired meme shuffle along to its proper resting place. Related:... 

December 16, 2009 | Read the story »

Father Jack’s 12 Days of Christmas, Irish Style

The 12 Days of Christmas, Irish Style, read by Frank Kelly (Father Ted’s “Father Jack”)  Read More →

December 16, 2009 | Read the story »

Fix Firefox Font Rendering Problem in Snow Leopard

Upgrading my iMac to Snow Leopard, one of the oddities I ran across was that in Firefox 3.52, a number of pages had their normal fonts... 

August 30, 2009 | Read the story »

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