Daily Archives: 20 February 20, 2008

Obama in Dallas Thoughts

Texas is still a red state, but I was really surprised at the crowd Obama was able to draw at Reunion Arena today in Dallas.  It was reassuring knowing I’m not the only Democrat in DFW.  Since Texas’ primary is … Continue reading

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Ten insights from / cool things about / reasons for / delightful surprises from almost a year of working at Google:

# 10: The amazingly fantastic food and impressive digs. # 9: “Micro Efficiencies”. # 8: A company that truly cares. # 7: Brain expansion opportunities. # 6: The sheer amount of brilliant Google employees. # 5: Empowerment (The big small … Continue reading

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TV Talk

So what’s the latest with you favorite TV show after the writers’ strike? TVGuide.com has a nice little write-up. Here are a few notables: 24 Season 7 postponed until January ’09. 30 Rock Expected to shoot 5 new episodes to … Continue reading

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BON YouTube Thoughts

For a little over a year I’ve uploaded a total of 23 videos to YouTube.  Today I thought I would take a look at my Most Viewed page and examine the numbers a bit.  I know there are others of … Continue reading

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Stanford drops tuition for some students

In a radical change to its financial aid program, Stanford University will announce today that it will no longer charge tuition to students whose families earn less than $100,000 a year.In addition, the university will waive room and board fees … Continue reading

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Twins save mother’s life by kicking loose a tumour while still in the womb

Like any thrilled mother to be, Michelle Stepney cherished the first kicks she could feel from her unborn babies. But her lively twin girls were doing more than simply making their presence felt. Each little kick was saving their mother’s … Continue reading

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Alternate History Photoshop Contest

Link [Thanks, Jason!]

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Frozen in Grand Central Station

[Thanks, Nathan!]

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The teenager with FOUR kidneys who has promised to donate her extra organs to save lives

After Laura Moon started suffering stomach pains, doctors decided to carry out an ultrasound scan on the teenager. When they saw the results, they were astounded.For the scan revealed that she had four kidneys. The 18-year-old is now hoping to … Continue reading

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Pepsi launches ‘healthy’ option made from all-natural ingredients

You may have thought cola wars had fizzled out – with every possible variety having now been invented. However, Pepsi is reopening hostilities by launching a new “healthy” option.Pepsi Raw is said to be made from natural ingredients and contains … Continue reading

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Seven Year Old Street Preacher at Ground Zero

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Around the world in 195 days, six hours – by bike

A Scottish man became the fastest to cycle around the world yesterday when he arrived in Paris after nearly seven months on the road. Mark Beaumont, 25, completed the trip in 195 days and six hours – beating the current … Continue reading

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