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Obama Inauguration leads to traffic heck

Obama Inauguration leads to traffic heck

I think the people who live and work in the Washington area are glad this sort of stuff only happens once every 4 years, because it’s turning into a disaster. President Elect Obama will...

Y2 Zune Stops 30GB Players

Y2 Zune Stops 30GB Players

About 9 years late, or so it seems, certain Zune music and video players have been affected by a date issue which leaves the players locked out and unable to work. It seems that...

Most Popular Internet Searches

Most Popular Internet Searches

The internet is an amazing place in part because it most easily reveals what people really want. Example being that the vast majority of people will say that they have no interest in adult...

Polaroid Era Ends as Film Production Ceased

Polaroid Era Ends as Film Production Ceased

It’s the end of an era for many camera fans. If you grew up in the anywhere between the 50s and the 80s, you probably knew someone who had a polaroid camera. They were...

November 4th 2008 election day in the US

November 4th 2008 election day in the US

November 4th is election day in the US. While I am not an american citizen, the race in the US is important to much of the free world, as the President of the United...

New Orleans Facing Hurrican Gustav

New Orleans Facing Hurrican Gustav

Hurricane Gustav (as I write this) is about 24 hours or so away from giving New Orleans a slap potentially bigger than Katrina, and quite possibly on that scale. It has been very interesting...

Colleges Want to Lower Drink Age

Colleges Want to Lower Drink Age

This story on the surface seems a little weird, College rectors and presidents calling for a lowering of the drinking age from 21 to 18, because many students still drink at frat parties and...

XM – Sirius merger approved by FCC

XM – Sirius merger approved by FCC

It took pretty much forever for this to happen, but it has always pretty much been clear it would.  The FCC has approved by a 3-2 vot the merger of XM and Sirius satellite...