Archive for December, 2008

Overwhelmed by E-mail: New Year’s Resolutions for Gmail

December 31, 2008
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Overwhelmed by E-mail: New Year’s Resolutions for Gmail

I am google’s biggest fan. No really.  Google’s seemingly, endless capacity paired with its A+++ search tool is a hoarder’s dream come true. Exhibit 1:  The 2,000+ e-mails in my inbox for my main (personal) e-mail account. Who knows how many more e-mails I’d find, archived away, if I ever were to click on...
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Ready for 100% Fun – What’s Your Favorite Matthew Sweet Song

December 30, 2008
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Ready for 100% Fun – What’s Your Favorite Matthew Sweet Song

There’s a little bit of a debate over here…which Matthew Sweet song is your fave? If you can match the contributor with their favorite Matthew Sweet song…well, you’ll get a nice little present in the mail.   4 contributors (revisingproust, Fortuna_Köln, Bucky_Katz, and BrandyB).  4 songs (Girlfriend, We’re the Same, Sick of Myself, or...
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What’s Your Favorite TED Talk?

December 28, 2008
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Late on this bandwagon? Yes. Who cares!! what’s your favorite TED talk?
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Get Rich Quick with Web 2.0 (Part 1): Network & Chat at the Watercooler – A How-To Guide on LinkedIn and Typing (I mean, Twittering)

December 25, 2008
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Get Rich Quick with Web 2.0 (Part 1): Network & Chat at the Watercooler – A How-To Guide on LinkedIn and Typing (I mean, Twittering)

I’m simply boggled by the multitudes of articles out there that are dedicated to teaching people how to use “social media 2.0.”  If people take the time to sign up for the site, enter their name, their e-mail, create a password, verify that they’re human(ness)…don’t you think they should be smart enough to know...
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Scrounge through your mom’s things to find romantic comedy this holiday season!

December 19, 2008
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Scrounge through your mom’s things to find romantic comedy this holiday season!

You are so antisemitic. I bet you saw the title of this post and figured, ah, the Jewish Mother-in-Training’s back…she’s probably wishing me a Happy Hanukkah or Chanukah. But, no, darling Readers. If there is one thing that I give to you this holiday season, other than my companionship on Christmas Eve, which is...
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Recommendation: Dial-A-Stranger

December 17, 2008
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Recommendation: Dial-A-Stranger

Hello. Nobody seems to be around except tough_love. Well, I’ve decided to rejoin society by trying to get famous. I won’t tell you where I’ve been, because you’ve never been and you just wouldn’t understand. Dial-A-Stranger is a podcast/site run by Mercedes and Zachary. Every week they tape and broadcast phone calls to strangers....
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Insert Bacon Joke Here

December 15, 2008
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Insert Bacon Joke Here

This fact made me a little sad… In 1386, a pig in France was executed by public hanging for the murder of a child. Read more! Poor piggy!
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Coconut Plasma

December 11, 2008
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Coconut Plasma

The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as a substitute for blood plasma.
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Dairy Wars

December 10, 2008
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Pennsylvania dairy tastes 500 x better than Wisconsin or Californian dairy. …..what? it’s true.
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Quick Brown Fox, Visual Alphabet

December 9, 2008
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Quick Brown Fox, Visual Alphabet

The sentence “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.” uses every letter of the alphabet! Wow. It’s really funny. If you have a blackberry and you try to change your font the sentence “the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” previews that font. I always thought that was so weird....
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