Daily Archives: 22 December 22, 2009

Kim Peek, the original Rain Man, dies

Kim Peek, the autistic savant who inspired the Oscar-winning film Rain Man, has died, aged 58. Mr Peek’s father Fran said that his son had suffered a major heart attack on Saturday and was pronounced dead at a hospital in … Continue reading

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(Google) Waving Goodbye to 2009

One day I might actually understand exactly what Google Wave is all about and how to actually use it.

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Life in a full size LEGO house

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Nobel Prize with every oil change

In Rockwall County, a place known for its conservative politics, one mechanic is getting a lot of attention for his latest promotion: a Nobel Peace Prize, free with every oil change. The offer, which pokes fun at President Barack Obama’s … Continue reading

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Mario Vs Pac-Man

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Southerners lead U.S. in religious devotion

WASHINGTON — There’s a reason the South is known as the Bible belt: A survey shows that Southerners— and Mississippians in particular — are most active in their religious practices and beliefs. Residents of Mississippi ranked first among Americans in … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness

I have a season-pass on my DVR to record ABC World News, but yesterday I wondered if it would still record because the title of the show has changed from ABC World News with Charles Gibson to ABC World News … Continue reading

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