Jero – African-American Enka

December 30, 2008

Jero – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jero (ジェロ? born Jerome Charles White, Jr. in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on September 4, 1981) is an American-born Japanese enka singer. His maternal grandmother was Japanese. He is the first black enka singer in Japanese music history. I like enka for some reason. It is sort of Clint Eastwood getting […]

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Floaters

December 30, 2008

I’ve always had to visionproblems, and now I know what one of them is called: Floaters Floaters are tiny clumps of fibers or cells inside the vitreous, the clear gel-like fluid that fills the inside of your eye. They can appear as little dots, circles, lines, clouds or cobwebs. You may see small specks or […]

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Twilight Author Inspired by Anne

December 30, 2008
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Ben pointed me to this nugget: Twilight Author Inspired by Anne One of the current bestseller phenomenon’s is the Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer. The series has grabbed the attention of young female readers in particular (something in common with the books of LMM) and led to a major new motion picture. What would be […]

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Arrest of ‘blogfather’ confirmed in Tehran

December 30, 2008
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Update on Hoder. Arrest of ‘blogfather’ confirmed in Tehran Iran confirmed for the first time Tuesday that a well-known Iranian-Canadian blogger had been arrested last month and was facing charges of “insulting religious figures.” The confirmation that Hossein Derakhshan, 33, was in custody came from Iran’s revolutionary court spokesman, Ali Reza Jamshidi, at a news […]

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NerdKits – USB controlled Servo Squirter

December 29, 2008

NerdKits – Servo Squirter In this video, we’ll show you a simple project where we connect a hobby R/C servo to a small water pump, and control both from the USB NerdKit. Using input from the connected computer, you can aim, and fire a stream of water. The video also introduces topics like Pulse Width […]

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Blogging for lazy people – a thaumaturgical compendium

December 29, 2008

Blogging for lazy people – a thaumaturgical compendium says Alex. I’m not lazy, just uncreative. There is a difference. Things I’ve done are in bold. Things I am indifferent towards or actively would like to avoid are crossed out. Things in normal type face are things I’d like to do. Start my own blog Sleep […]

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Q & A: Sheldon Levy

December 27, 2008

CBC has a nice holiday Q & A: Sheldon Levy, and I hope it bodes well for the CFI grant proposal that Alex and I and others put in last fall for the Experiential Design and Gaming Environment. THAT would be a New Years’ gift. Ryerson University president Sheldon Levy has been dreaming lately of […]

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Conservatives Appointed as Senators in Canada – NYTimes.com

December 26, 2008
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I like that the NYT has this post, especially in comparison to some of the Canadian newpaper posts I saw online that just cut and paste the from Harper’s web page: Conservatives Appointed as Senators in Canada – NYTimes.com Prime Minister Stephen Harper appointed 18 Conservatives to Canada’s unelected Senate on Monday, a move that […]

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Woman buried in snow for 3 days found alive – CNN.com

December 25, 2008

Woman buried in snow for 3 days found alive – CNN.com… only in Ontario No one expected to find Donna Molnar alive. Donna Molnar’s body temperature was 30 degrees Celsius when rescuers found her Monday. Searchers had combed the brutal backcountry of rural Ontario for the housewife from the city of Hamilton, who had left […]

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Mr. Pants!

December 25, 2008

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