Archive for February, 2009

The Disappearance of To Be

Two BeesA trend I have lately noticed with greater frequency is the extirpation of the words “to be” from their rightful place in both written and spoken statements. Unfortunately, I don’t have any specific examples to which I can link directly to illustrate what I mean, but a Google search of the phrase “need changed” returns a surprisingly large number.

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Friday Funday CCXL

Friday Funday brings you some fun and interesting links from my travels around the internet. Funday links will open in a new window.

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Missing Comet Lulin

If you haven’t heard about it, the comet Lulin has been very close to Earth for the past few days. Morah and I wanted to see it, but every morning and every evening it has been cloudy outside, and usually raining (or, as was the case this morning, snowing).

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Blank Space with PHP Include

Blank spaceYou might think that because I sit in front of a computer all day at work writing code, the last thing I want to do in my spare time is sit in front of a computer writing code. You would be wrong (apparently I’m a huge geek).

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Bunny, Lackadaisy, and Nanerpuss

Pink BunnyI recently came across and started reading a webcomic called Bunny. It’s a pretty random comic that sometimes makes sense and is funny, and other times doesn’t make any sense at all (yet somehow still manages to be funny). Like xkcd and Wondermark, Bunny has secret messages in the alt text.

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When Recipes Go Wrong

Food on FireIt’s funny how some extremely complex recipes can turn out absolutely perfectly, and others that seem like they couldn’t be simpler flop like a dying fish.

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ALLO Cafe

ALLO Cafe

My friend Michelle is in Japan right now. She says, “ate here. Thought of you.”

ALLO: Safe to Visit

I don’t remember how I found this, but apparently, my site is safe to visit.

I guess that’s good to know. Right?

Friday Funday CCXXXIX

Friday Funday brings you some fun and interesting links from my travels around the internet. Funday links will open in a new window.

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A Brief Review of Online T.V. and The Problem with (and Solution to) the Commercials

Watching T.V. on a ComputerRounding out my week-long series of posts about television is a review of the each network’s online television viewing applications, the common problem they share, and how to fix that problem. I admit that I’ve shown my hand; in case you couldn’t tell from the title, the common problem in each is commercials. We’ll get there, but first, a quick review of each network’s online viewing experience.

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