Archive | November, 2009

What’s Your Return Policy?

I work retail, which most people would consider the ninth circle of hell.  They all have good reason.  However, I don’t mind it.  I work in a nice, upscale store that caters to a specific clientele (think “wardrobe for the log cabin interior designer”) and isn’t easily affected by the upswell of holiday traffic.  Plus, [...]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

  Even though I am really indignant and annoyed right now, I have decided to turn my frown upside down by creating a list of all the things for which I am thankful this season.  So, here goes: I am thankful for my family.  They are lovely and do lovely things, mostly.  I am thankful [...]

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Sony PS3 Will Deliver 3D Experience After All

We speculated back in August that the stars were starting to align for Sony around a Motion-controlled/3D future for the PS3. Our confidence in this fact centered around the recent motion-controlled demonstration that Sony gave for the PS3 at E3. Combined with the never-used EyeToy camera, what Sony was showing off looked comparable, if not [...]

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Google Chrome OS Based on Ubuntu

As we type this Google is in the process of announcing their new Chrome OS operating system at a Google Event (TechCrunch Live Coverage). Just like the Chrome browser is based on the Chromium OS project, Chrome OS will be based on the Chromium OS project. Glancing around the source repository for Chromium OS it [...]

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The Qwest for Decent Customer Service.

This is how hubby has spent much of the past two days – fighting with Qwest.  Now, before I get started, this isn’t one of those stories where I whine about how expensive everything is and how I deserve to have special exceptions made for me.  It’s not.  This post seeks to address the problem [...]

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Google Suggest is Fricking Hilarious

No this isn’t a doctored photo, it’s just pure-hilarious. Todd Swarthout pointed this out to me originally posted on Fail Blog and I thought it was crap — after some conclusive testing myself, it is in-fact REAL… and so hilarious. I’m just picturing someone concerned about their parakeet’s health, hunkered down over their computer trying [...]

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Discovery Channel: Ghost Lab Discovers New Flavors of Bullshit!

Okay, maybe they are really nice guys.  Maybe they give tons of donations to Toys for Tots every year (I don’t know, I am just imagining that perhaps they do), maybe they treat their wives like queens, and maybe they visit the elderly and teach them macrame. None of these possibilities changes the fact that [...]

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