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Monthly Archives: December 2009
Instead of providing a generic list of things of the decade, here are some personal observations that I jotted down in one sitting about the past decade: Monday Night Football not only went through plenty of new announcers, but it … Continue reading
I just noticed that Google is showing real-time tweets as a search result. Edit: And I also noticed that Google is providing real time articles in the search results. Notice the scroll bar for the articles section.
Surf dog Ricochet’s inspirational video highlighting her journey from service dog training, to turning disappointment into a joyful new direction, to surfing with quadriplegic surfer, Patrick Ivison, to fundraising for charitable causes. [Thanks, Heath!]
It’s snowing again. Tashard Choice needs to be the staring RB for the Cowboys. If the Cowboys win on Sunday they will be NFC East champs two out of three years, and offhand I think that would make it difficult … Continue reading
A pretty emotive and reflective look on how heroes affected many of us when we were growing up. (1960-1990) growingupheroes.com
One of my coworkers asked me yesterday if I know anything about money orders. Heck, it’s been a while since I actually used one, but I told her I was at least familiar with them. It turns out that she … Continue reading
Calling (replaced text messaging, BlackBerry Messaging, Instant Messaging, Tweeting, Google Wave-ing, and emailing) Classified in newspapers Dial-up Internet Encyclopedias CDs Landline phones Film (and film cameras) Yellow Pages and address books Catalogs Fax machines Wires Hand-written letters Link
IRISH rockers U2 have delivered a late Christmas present to their loyal fans this weekend by promising to release a new album by June. Speaking exclusively to the Sunday Independent at Leopardstown Races yesterday, U2 frontman Bono revealed the band … Continue reading
For the past nine years the downtown Dallas Hilton has opened their doors on Christmas Eve to the homeless. About 500 homeless were treated to a free stay at the luxury hotel along with a banquet and hot meals as … Continue reading
This video is the direct result of me being a geek and staying up late on Christmas Eve.
It’s snowing like crazy outside and it’s reported we are in blizzard like conditions. That’s the first time I have driven in blizzard like conditions. I might just have a white Christmas, at least I’ll have a white Christmas eve. … Continue reading
The website Journalism.org monitors the news from 55 outlets every week, calculating what percent of the week’s print, television, radio, and internet reporting is devoted to each story. Our latest Transparency is a look at the totals for all the … Continue reading
I got another Christmas card in the mail yesterday. This one is from Sarina, a high school senior in Massachusetts, who wrote us a nice letter saying she’s been reading this blog since the seventh grade. Funny thing, she found … Continue reading