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This is the feed for my blog. I update the blog... occasionally? What's a phrase for "Not Terribly Frequently" that makes me sound busy rather than lazy? "When the mood strikes?", "As time allows?", "Every fortnight?" Hmmm.

I update the blog as much as I can. I'm writing, you know.

One of those kinds of days…

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Great moments in college marketing

Great moments in college marketing

Drake College in Iowa has a new marking campaign. They’re touting the benefits of a D+ education. I guess that’s the Drake Advantage.

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So that’s why my brains leaked out!

So that’s why my brains leaked out!

I’m fascinated and terrified of stories like this one… A man gets shot in the head but doesn’t realize it until years later. In this story, a guy was drunk and partying on New Years Eve FIVE YEARS ago, got shot by another partier and…

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So you’ve got that going for you!

So you’ve got that going for you!

Scientific facts hidden deep inside the movie Caddyshack (that have nothing to do with Kenny Loggins’ hair).

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I find your lack of cash… disturbing.

I find your lack of cash… disturbing.

A man robbed a Long Island bank Thursday wearing a Darth Vader costume. His costume was fairly authentic, except that he used a pistol, rather than a lightsaber or blaster.

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Seriously Amazon?

Seriously Amazon?

Sometimes Amazon.com’s recommendations are great and I get to find out about books and authors that I might not have come across normally. Sometimes, not so much. I have a three year old son, so we’ve bought and seached for many a Pixar DVD on…

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That works out nicely for authors and musicians. Thanks a heap!

That works out nicely for authors and musicians. Thanks a heap!

There’s an article on Yahoo! News that originated with US News and World Report called “21 Things You Should Never Buy New“. Number one on the list is DVDs and CDs. Number two? Books. Their reasoning? “You can buy used books at significant discounts from…

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Seriously?

Seriously?

French psychologists have diagnosed Darth Vader with Borderline Personality Disorder. I can say no more. I’m stunned.

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The Earth has opened and you can see all the way to the other side!

The Earth has opened and you can see all the way to the other side!

Alright, I made that up, you can’t see through the Earth. It sounded good, but holy crap, have you seen the pictures of the sinkhole that opened up in Guatamala due to flooding from Tropical Storm Agatha? They’re guessing the hole is around 330 ft…

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Surpisingly comfortable and kinda awesome cave homes

Surpisingly comfortable and kinda awesome cave homes

Yahoo!’s Green Blog has this cool post on cave homes. They all look like pretty excellent places to live – amazingly roomy in a couple of cases. Who says your supervillain’s lair has to be dank and dark? With a little work, their headquarters can…

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