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New Year’s resolution quote

“Live life so that you don’t feel obligated just during New Year’s to make resolutions. Unfortunately, my life may be better suited if I made and followed New Year’s resolutions.”-Erik Maldre

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affordable calculator watch

affordable calculator watch

I bought this watch on ebay for about $12 (shipping included) a couple months ago. I love it. It’s the EXACT same model that I had 23 years ago in junior high. I can’t believe they still make it. It has stood through the test of time and that’s a good thing for a watch […]

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affordable slow-motion camera

Looking for an affordable camera that can capture slo-motion footage? How does 1,200 frames per second work for you? Yea, that’s right. One thousand two hundred in one second. It’s the Casio EXILIM Pro EX-F1 and it retails for $1000. The catch is that the resolution at the 1,200 FPS setting is a tiny 336 […]

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White House Christmas tree

White House Christmas tree

Here’s the official 2010 White House Christmas Tree. It’s nice. A few things confuse me though. I really don’t like the barricade around the tree. How uninviting is that? There appears to be some kind of glow under the tree. I like that. It’s mysterious. The angle of the photograph is annoying. The circle treatment […]

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cool Christmas tree

cool Christmas tree

notmartha.com (why the hate for Martha Stewart? c’mon!) has an elegant Christmas tree made exclusively from ornament bulbs and “clear threads” (why not just call it fishing line?). It looks great, but as a parent of two small kids, I would advise such a tree is not suitable for homes with crazy monkeys running around. […]

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London Calling cheap

London Calling cheap

I noticed recently that Amazon is selling a ton of music albums in mp3 format for $5 a pop. Five bucks! “London Calling” by The Clash is among the group. Soon thereafter, I randomly came across Rolling Stone’s top 500 albums of all time. “London Calling” came in at #8.

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