Monthly archives: April, 2009

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Happy Earth Day 2009!




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Shirt of the Day: Flight of the Conchords Attendance

The old Shirt of the Day posts took some heat for centering around ridiculous CNN headline shirts-only. From now on, SotD will include any and all wonderful t-shirts floating around the Nets.
BustedTees’ Flight of the Conchords reference tee – Attendance – is the first installment in this newly expanded segment. Time for a band …




publicradiotuner

iApps: ‘Public Radio Tuner’ streams NPR-type stations from around the country to your iDevice

I’m not sure whether to attribute my love of National Public Radio (and related content) to my parents incessant listening while I was growing up in the news-hyper Washington DC Metro Area, the fact that I’ve been commuting a rather sizable distance for the last 5 or so years, and/or to my lack of interest …




rearview-monitor-mirror

How-to: Prevent unwanted “sneak attacks” at work

There you are sitting at your desk at work, “working” your brains off, when all of a sudden a co-worker/boss appears over your shoulder out of nowhere. We’ve all been there…and its rather unpleasant, especially when you are in the midst of achieving your all time high Tetris score.
For less than $10, you can prevent …




Samsung Propel Pro

Samsung Propel Pro: My first professional hands-on gadget review

As many of you know, I’ve been writing/blogging for the TechCrunch Network (i.e. MobileCrunch, CrunchGear, & TechCrunch) since December 2008. Today’s MobileCrunch post marks my first professional hands-on gadget review.




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It’s Official: The Force is definitely strong in the UK

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In today’s intergalactic news, according to the BBC, 10 employees (8 police officers and 2 police staff) of Scotland’s largest police force (no pun intended), the Strathclyde …




LOST episode “Some Like it Hoth” explains Luke’s Vader issues

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Hurley, insightful as ever, artfully explains Luke’s issues with …




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Jedi EcoSaber: Protect the universe, save the planet

UK graphic designer – rubyred – has created an instant classic in his Jedi EcoSaber t-shirt (avail. in 22 colors).
Be sure to check out the rest of his t-shirt designs, all of which are available in a plethora of different colors.
[redbubble via BoingBoing]




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2009 NFL schedule out, Skins to play 2 MNF games

REDSKINS ’09 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE

Date
Opponent
Time
TV

Sunday, Sept. 13
@ New York Giants
4:15 p.m. ET
FOX

Sunday, Sept. 20
St. Louis Rams
1 p.m. ET
FOX

Sunday, Sept. 27
@ Detroit Lions
1 p.m. ET
FOX

Sunday, Oct. 4
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1 p.m. ET
FOX

Sunday, Oct. 11
@ Carolina Panthers
1 p.m. ET
FOX

Sunday, Oct. 18
Kansas City Chiefs
1 p.m. ET
CBS

Monday, Oct. 26
Philadelphia Eagles
8:30 p.m. ET
ESPN

Sunday, Nov. 1
BYE

Sunday, Nov. 8
@ Atlanta Falcons
1 p.m. ET
FOX

Sunday, …




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Tough decision: Tesla Model S v. Aston Martin Rapide

Ok, so maybe its not fair (or appropriate) to compare an electric $50k 4-door sports sedan with a $200k 4-door super car…but hey, that’s what the Interwebs are for, right? The Tesla Model S (above) is expected to achieve 0-60mph in 5.5-6 seconds,1 while the Aston Martin Rapide (below) will supposedly reach the same milestone …