If you do buy an iPad, where do you envision it “living” in your...– A question on today’s NPR Listens survey. The entire survey was about the iPad. Sounds like a very cool NPR iPad app is brewing!
With iTunes Consumers Ponder Ditching Cable : NPR →
We killed cable three years ago and I haven’t missed it a bit. There are so many other legal ways to get TV shows for less.
Sen. Emmett W. Hanger, R-Augusta, sponsor of Senate Bill 334, said that the...– Virginia Senate backs allowing concealed weapons in bars | Richmond Times-Dispatch
White House embraces e-book readers - Ars Technica →
Southwest instituted our Customer of Size policy more than 25 years ago. The...– Not So Silent Bob | Nuts About Southwest My thoughts: I love the term “Customer of Size”. The Southwest policy sounds reasonable to me. It is not Southwest’s fault that Kevin Smith is a Customer of Size, that Smith decided to board an earlier flight, and that two seats were not...
The TSA checkpoint at the Orlando airport is a total cluster.
Lots of company/brand tents are here. Ford has a big tent. The Army recruiting tent is huge and bizarrely plays lots of Lady GaGa.
SeeClickFix: Report non-emergency issues, receive... →
Giving it a try.
Credit Card Fraud
I’ve been a credit card user for 17 years and never once have I been the victim of credit fraud. That just ended a few minutes ago. American Express called about three suspicious charges on my card: $29 to EasyDate, Ltd. (Don’t anyone tell Francisca.) $1 to Apple (This one is tough/sneaky. Anyone who buys from Small Dog Electronics, where my credit card data was stolen, almost...
Tumblr reblogs graphs →
sid05: phonkmeister: Michele did this extraordinary thing that visualizes reblogging trees. It’s simply awesome. Check it out. (Example: post | graph) (P.S. Notes must be visible on the template of the post you’re graphing, or it won’t work at all.) Nice!
My shoulders and arms are sore from shoveling snow.
In Herndon, Virginia, iReporter Yvonne Lynch and her friends undertook an even...– Here we go again! Another winter blast brings dismay, delight - CNN.com
But the matter is a bit more complex than it might seem. Consider why we use...– How About Them (Wrapped) Apples? - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com
Super Bowl Sunday is always strange for me. Almost everyone else is passionately interested in something that I could care less about. That said, it’s fun to watch the commercials later on TiVo.
Pleasant’s Hardware at 9 am before the Snowpocalypse.
Virginia's Latest Winter Weather Response on... →
Governor McDonnell declared a State of Emergency for the Commonwealth of Virginia on 3 February 2010 authorizing state agencies to assist local governments responding to potential major winter storm forecasted to impact the Commonwealth Friday and Saturday, 5 and 6 February, with significant snowfall ranging from 6 to 24 inches and ice accumulation up to 3⁄4 inch. The heaviest snowfall amounts, 16...
Groundhog sees shadow, more winter - CNN.com →
FFFFFFFFFFFFUUUUUUUUU At least he is only accurate 39 percent of the time.