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Film Review: Hugo (plus an amazing 3D video)
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11/29/2011   10 comments
During the Thanksgiving weekend I went to see the film Hugo – I cannot recommend this little rascal too highly…
Ask about free shipping…
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11/28/2011   10 comments
I guess that it’s because the holiday season is upon us that the number of TV “Infomercials” and suchlike are so prevalent, but there’s one thing I don’t understand…
Friday Fun: Letter to the citizens of the USA
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11/18/2011   9 comments
I’m afraid that (much like myself) this is another item that falls into the “oldie-but-goodie” category…
I just missed becoming rich and famous… again…
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11/16/2011   13 comments
I don’t know about you, but I’m always on the lookout for the “thing” that will make me rich beyond my wildest dreams…
SparkFun and Androids and Electric Sheep (Oh My!)
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11/16/2011   1 comment
You have to admire the folks at Sparkfun, because they always seem to be enjoying whatever it is they are up to at any particular moment in time…
What were they thinking: Internet easter eggs
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11/11/2011   Post a comment
For our dose of humor this Friday, I am turning to the Internet and Easter eggs, those little surprises hidden where few people will find them…
Roll Over Beethoven
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11/10/2011   16 comments
This is such a dreadful joke that I just had to share the pain…
Computer addicts never die… they simply go offline…
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11/9/2011   8 comments
A friend just sent me an email containing a bunch of pictures – some funny, some thought-provoking, and some a little sad…
Two points to ponder (and maybe worry about)
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11/7/2011   27 comments
I cannot recall where I originally got this tidbit of trivia from, but…
Weird forms of transport and other “stuff”
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11/7/2011   Post a comment
I don’t know about you, but my day has already gotten off to an amazing start…
What’s the best post-apocalyptic book / film / TV program?
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11/4/2011   67 comments
I have a question for you to ponder – in your opinion, what would be the best post-apopolytic book, film, or TV program?
What were they thinking: Signs
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11/4/2011   2 comments
For some fun this week I decided to take a look at signs - the ones that make you chuckle...
Two videos: Humming Birds (amazing) and Clean Balls (funny)
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11/4/2011   Post a comment
Before we plunge into two incredible videos, I have a nugget of knowledge I’d like to share…
From cyber-attacks to Scientology
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11/2/2011   13 comments
Today has been a funny old day… my mind is buzzing with all sorts of things…


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Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer

Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
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A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

Max Maxfield

Juggling a Cornucopia of Projects
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I feel like I'm juggling a lot of hobby projects at the moment. The problem is that I can't juggle. Actually, that's not strictly true -- I can juggle ten fine china dinner plates, but ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
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I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Karen Field

July Cartoon Caption Contest: Let's Talk Some Trash
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Steve Jobs allegedly got his start by dumpster diving with the Computer Club at Homestead High in the early 1970s.

latest comment mhrackin Where's the "empty bin" link?
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