Daily Archives: 07 August 7, 2007

Google to pay users for filling in Maps

Hoping to stock its database to get up-to-date information about local businesses, Google (GOOG) is trying to turn its users into paid contractors. The company has launched a program that will pay people to take digital photos of local shops … Continue reading

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I wonder who owns this Hummer?

Oh . . . . Link

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For some reason I thought of this commercial today

It still makes me laugh. Great googly-moogly.

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Is Diversity A Good Thing?

IT HAS BECOME increasingly popular to speak of racial and ethnic diversity as a civic strength. From multicultural festivals to pronouncements from political leaders, the message is the same: our differences make us stronger. But a massive new study, based … Continue reading

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And I thought Homer Simpson had a nice combover

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Cute Sleepy Kitty

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For the Droste effect fans . . .

Here’s a nice little tutorial to create your own. Link

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Flash Flood

Apparently earlier this year, on my birthday to be exact, the Australian town of Kellick Creek experienced a flash flood. Luckily (or unluckily, depending on whether you happen to be an optimist or on your way to suicide) someone happened … Continue reading

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First White Child Born

A friend of mine got a call from a road tripping pal who ranted about a strange monument he had encountered in some nowhere town in Kansas – a monument to ‘the first white child born.’ For some reason I … Continue reading

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Pet Bear Just Like Dog, Family Says

A Pennsylvania family turns heads driving down local roads with their pet bear sticking her gigantic head out the window. Abby is much like a dog to the Friday family — just a little bigger and with wild animal instincts. … Continue reading

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While Searching YouTube Today

I decided to see what would happen if I did a search for ‘Geeding’. The result was two videos.  One of WifeGeeding and SisterGeeding dancing on the FAO Schwartz piano that I filmed earlier this year, and this.

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Don’t ask me why

But this song is stuck in my head.

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