Rolling a Google Reader Replacement with Yahoo! Pipes, Readability, & IFTTT

Google shocked the Internet (or perhaps didn’t, those of us who were diehard RSS users kinda realized that there was a thinning in our ranks as people flocked to Facebook and Twitter as “feeds”) by announcing the impending death of Google Reader on July 1. I, like many others, am a bit annoyed by this. Fortunately I… Continue reading Rolling a Google Reader Replacement with Yahoo! Pipes, Readability, & IFTTT

Manny Being Manny

Red Sox being Red Sox not enough in October Red Sox being Red Sox not enough in October He was proud. He was pleased. He was a peacock. He was behind 7-3. He and his Boston Red Sox were still well on their way to a 3-1 American League championship series deficit to the Indians….Celebrating… Continue reading Manny Being Manny

Yahoo! Pipes!

http://lifehacker.com/software/feeds/geek-to-live–create-your-master-feed-with-yahoo-pipes-235726.php LifeHacker has a great write-up on Yahoo! Pipes, a great new service that lets you take multiple RSS feeds and integrate, filter, truncate, and do other neat things to create a customized “pipe” or channel. I use it to take multiple RSS feeds and make them into one. Quite Cool Stuff!

Ultimate Link List

The Ultimate Link Listing TrendMicro’s Online Virus Scanner (Housecall) http://housecall.trendmicro.com John Savill’s FAQ For Windows http://www.windowsitpro.com/windowsnt20002003faq/ SpyBot Search & Destroy http://spybot.safer-networking.de/en/index.html LavaSoft (Makers of Ad-aware)     http://www.lavasoft.de/ Sites Good For Hardware Purchasing http://www.nextag.com (Comparison Shopping) http://www.froogle.com (Comparison Shopping) http://www.pricewatch.com (Comparison Shopping) http://www.tigerdirect.com (Fairly Good Deals, Nice Selection) http://www.cdw.com (Selection Great, Prices Not – but if you… Continue reading Ultimate Link List

Stupid People Alert: Bang Bang

Man at Gun Show Shoots Himeself in Bathroom “Faribault Police Sgt. Richard Larson said the 59-year-old man shot himself while removing his gun from a hook in a bathroom stall while attending the 31st annual Faribault Rifle and Pistol Club gun show on Sunday morning.” Damn Enchiladas… guess i’ll duck in here and take care… Continue reading Stupid People Alert: Bang Bang

Stupid People Alert: Put That Cigarette Out

Stupidity Ok, so if the play calls for smoking, even the most vehement anti-smoking person must admit that this is a really stupid time to complain. It’s not like the entire cast lit up, it’s not like the audience did, etc.. Ugh.

Stupid People Alert: Evolution – the way it has to be.

Evolution vote nears, scientists fight back – Yahoo! News Evolutionary theory can explain a lot. However, it is a theory. Double stupidity here: It’s stupid to blatently force a theory on people, and it’s really stupid to NOT encourage people to question theories like they are handed down from the mouth of the “intelligent designer”… Continue reading Stupid People Alert: Evolution – the way it has to be.