Shrimpfest - what the hell is wrong with us?

See those dark storm clouds over head? They're the sign of a coming armageddon...and that armageddon is known as the all-you-can-jam-in-your-mouthhole delight that is shrimpfest. Now this would be a great time for me to mention I hate Red Lobster. Red Lobster is to seafood what KFC is to fried chicken - sure, it'll… » 9/16/14 8:05pm Today 8:05pm

Google, News Corp & Staples Buying Goodwill with Good Deeds

On Monday, Google "flash funded" all teacher requests from the Los Angeles Unified and Seattle area school districts on Last week, they fully funded the requests from Kansas City and Austin area schools, while the week prior, they covered DC's teachers' requests. In August, they teamed with Staples… » 9/16/14 10:30am Today 10:30am

How I use HabitRPG during school season, aka all the time

I am doing this post right now because there is a contest and I would like to win a thing (if you comment). Chances are, I would have gotten around to it sooner or later, because I like accomplishteering. And I wrote this post awhile back and some said you'd explore HabitRPG. I want to know if you did yet. » 9/15/14 7:31pm Yesterday 7:31pm

Roll Call

Oh, hi. Good morning. Iiiiit's Monday again. But hey - don't worry. This too shall pass. And then I guess... it'll be Tuesday. Pfffttthhhhhtthhhh... I think I'm in a rut, Whitenoisers. Or maybe, you know, my sinuses are just making me feel like doing absolutely nothing as much as possible. Headachey feelings are not… » 9/15/14 7:30am Yesterday 7:30am

Any TiVo experts out there?

I've been a TiVo user for about 13 or 14 years now. I started with a Series 1 that I hacked with an Ethernet/cache card and have moved up over the years as I find a deal on better units. About nine months ago I found a Premiere XL over at the Goodwill Outlet, and didn't hesitate to snap it up, especially since the… » 9/13/14 12:28am Saturday 12:28am

Where's the oscillator on this thing?

I was in the Apple Store last week getting my iPhone's battery replaced under recall. I was told to wait at the table where they make all the desperate and confused patrons sit, kind of like some sort of technological group therapy. While there, we all overheard the interaction between the "Genius" and a woman who… » 9/12/14 4:16pm Friday 4:16pm