Archive for December, 2010

Procrastinating Shoppers Support @nonpretentious!

December 21, 2010
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Procrastinating Shoppers Support @nonpretentious!

Some items from our store, perhaps?  Or, some items from Amazon? Click on the product to find out more information!
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2 Sentence Review: Kindle App for iPhone

December 19, 2010
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2 Sentence Review:  Kindle App for iPhone

Unlike an actual Kindle, I can hold my phone sideways in bed and turn pages with my thumb.  Unlike an actual book, it’s not heavy to carry around and, with the press of a button, the lights turn off.
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2 Sentence Review: Fruit Ninja for iOS

December 17, 2010
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2 Sentence Review:  Fruit Ninja for iOS

There must be something about games that require finger swipes because, like the ever-so-popular Bejeweled, Fruit Ninja by Halfbrick Studios is addicting and competitive. While Fruit Ninja does not connect directly with your Facebook account (maybe a good thing?), you can connect it to your Open Feint account or (better yet) Apple’s Game Center,...
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2 Sentence Review: Ghostwritten by David Mitchell

December 15, 2010
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2 Sentence Review: Ghostwritten by David Mitchell

More of a character exploration than a novel, David Mitchell (Cloud Atlas, Black Swan Green) takes us through the minds of a terrorist, a jazz-loving adolescent, a spirit, and an aged, female entrepreneur in his debut, Ghostwritten. Not as polished as his later novels, Mitchell’s Japanese influence still peeks through as he threads the...
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2 Sentence Review: Skype for iPhone

December 14, 2010
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2 Sentence Review: Skype for iPhone

If you use Skype on your computer, you’ll probably want to have Skype on your iPhone. It’s only what you bring to the app or make of the app – your list of contacts, call forwarding, and/or Skype Credit – that sets Skype apart from similar apps.
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From Mr. Killstudent’s Lethal Bag of Teaching Tricks: Shushing

December 6, 2010
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From Mr. Killstudent’s Lethal Bag of Teaching Tricks: Shushing

This is the fourth and final major duty of a substitute teacher. I remember the first time I got a lesson plan like this: “Complete page 834, 38-50, 51, 52, 54, 61. No Talking. If anyone is uncooperative, leave their name. When I return it is an automatic detention. NO QUESTIONS ASKED.” Sounds like...
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