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The Seahawks, March Madness, and the NFL Playoffs

Last Sunday, two teams from a lousy division played a game for the right to be in the NFL Playoffs. The Seahawks beat St. Louis and, despite their 7-9 record, they’re now the NFC West champs and part of the 12-team playoff tournament. Their reward is a game against the defending Super Bowl champs. Every […]

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Yahoo: Enough with the Ads in RSS

I have RSS feeds and news alerts setup across a lot of different web sites for a lot of different words and phrases. A lot of those alerts are setup for U2-related stuff, you know, because I work on this little U2 site … and this U2 concerts site, too. One of the feeds I […]

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Just Give Me The $!@#$% Weather!

[rant] There are only three things we all need to know when watching the weather report on local TV news: How hot/cold did it get today What’s going on right now What’s it going to be like tomorrow and over the next couple days That’s it. Three things. Heck, you could remove #2 from that […]

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Scan this!

Is there a worse invention in recent years than the self-scanning checkout line at grocery stores? I don’t think so. They don’t speed things up. They aren’t convenient. They expect you to be every bit as skilled as the trained checkout person — and not just when scanning the item originally, but also in fixing […]

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