Netflix now allows users to buy used discs from their library. They include a case and the original cover. Prices (of the ones I’ve seen so far) range from $5.99 to $9.99, which isn’t bad at all to add a movie you really like to your collection. Of course, the current selection (for purchase) is… Continue reading Buy Used Netflix Movies
A happy one year anniversary/birthday to Stacie’s Perplexion (Formerly, the Deep Thoughts of) today. While she may not post very often, I always look forward to reading every word. Something about the way she writes about life can make me smile about even some of the smallest of things.
The Five Most Dangerous Children’s Books Ever Written, According to Sean Hannity. On The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain: It should also be noted that Twain, who invented cancer and hates puppies, is not even using his real name. Samuel Clemens, wherever you’re hiding, if you have any integrity, you will appear on… Continue reading McSweeney’s List of Dangerous Children’s Books Per Sean Hannity
Well, you usually don’t hear anything about pharmacists in the news. We have heard a lot over the last week or so, and it hasn’t been all that favorable.
Following up on a previous post: I just happened to notice that Amazon.com has had wiki posts dating back to as early as late November of last year. I think it’s a great feature which utilizes Amazon’s product evangelists (who are legion). However, it currently appears to be only open for games, books, and movies.… Continue reading Amazon wiki
When you tell so many people that their electronics won’t do what they should doâ€”what they paid for them to doâ€”many of them are not going to like it. Ars Technica has a great article on why HDCP, as well as other content protection systems, are actually going to drive customers more towards piracy and,… Continue reading Why HDTV Isn’t Going Mainstream Anytime Soon
Sci-Fi author and blogger Cory Doctorow has written an excellent article at BoingBoing on why Google Book Search is one of the greatest things to ever happen to the internet. Typical of his writing, it’s well worth the read and he demonstrates, at least in this case, how Google’s building of the new Library of… Continue reading Google Library
I watched the first three episodes of Channel 4’s The IT Crowd last night. IT’s a show done by the writer behind Father Ted, also a very funny show. IT doesn’t disappoint, either. IT is online at Channel 4’s site, but only available to UK residents. I’d love to see this formally brought over to… Continue reading The IT Crowd
Okay, so I had read about Chuck Norris facts on BoingBoing, but just didn’t find the humor in it. That, of course, was because I hadn’t read any Chuck Norris Facts. Are you all beginning to see that I’m about about two steps behind the cool kids on the internet? My favorite one (so far):… Continue reading Chuck Norris Facts
Yesterday, I wrote about how, after three months, Digg left a bad taste in mouth for Web2.0 news sites. Then I remembered an e‑mail that a friend had sent a month or so earlier: My pal Trey recently sent me an invite to Newsvine.com. It’s still in private Beta, but invites aren’t too hard to… Continue reading The New(s) Source