Category Archives: The Real World

What it is, not what it should be.

What Your Email Address Says About You

via Gawker As reported by Brian Moylan — While what comes before the @-symbol may include the letters and characters you picked out, what comes after it still says a whole lot about you. A new study breaks down the … Continue reading

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Tracking The Astounding Pace Of Digital Storage

via Boing Boing Thanks, Boing Boing! This is just plain freaky: Ivan Smith maintains a page tracking the price of digital storage over the years. The chart showing the drop in price is astounding: It’s one of technology’s least appreciated … Continue reading

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TOM THE DANCING BUG: Charlie Sheen In “Rhymes With WINNING”!

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iPad Approved By FAA To Replace Paper Flight Charts And Maps

Via engadget: The Federal Aviation Administration is moving with the times, it would seem, as it has just granted the first approval for the use of iPads instead of paper charts for informing airline pilots while on duty. There are … Continue reading

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My First Dictionary

OK, this is, like, totally incendiary. “Corrupting young minds, one word at a time?” Brilliant!! via Cool Hunting First time author Ross Horsley tackles the challenge of teaching young minds with a playfully disturbing dictionary. An … Read More >>

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Valentine’s Day Cards: Science = Awesome

via Boing Boing   I’m always at a loss for just the right card, although I’ve collected vintage postcards and weird Florida Tourist-Alligator Farm-Marineland stuff  for years that usually works in a pinch… this collection is a bit better, even … Continue reading

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Celebrating 20 years of XS

Damn, time moves so quickly — 20 years ago this week, my life was changed forever for the better by a small band of brothers, and sisters, united in a new and untested adventure called XS Magazine. Stephen Wissink, Janine … Continue reading

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