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Entries for December, 2006

Dreams can be so real…

Ever have one of those dreams that is so real and life-like that you wake up just shaken? I had one of those last night. It made me re-think just about every decision I’ve made in the last 5 years and wonder how my life would be different based on the changed decisions/choices I made […]

Nacho Libre

Nacho Sucko is what it should have been titled. Highly un-recommended. Technorati Tags: movie, review

Death Toll in Iraq now more than 9-11

The U.S. military death toll in Iraq has reached 2,974, one more than the number of deaths in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in the United States, according to an Associated Press count on Tuesday.The deaths raised the number of troops killed to 2,974 since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003. The […]

Things a Man Should Know about Fatherhood

28. When changing diapers, avoid baby powder, as it can irritate her lungs. When changing diapers, definitely don’t avoid the Desitin–spread it thick, like Spackle. 29. It never hurts to videotape the baby-sitter. Especially if she’s hot. 30. Never disclose to other parents that you have found a good baby-sitter. 31. Reason boys are better: […]

Albert Einstein’s Riddle

ARE YOU IN THE TOP 2% OF INTELLIGENT PEOPLE IN THE WORLD? SOLVE THE RIDDLE AND FIND OUT. There are no tricks, just pure logic, so good luck and don’t give up. 1. In a street there are five houses, painted five different colors. 2. In each house lives a person of different nationality 3. […]

ORDB Shutting Down

We regret to inform you that ORDB.org, at the ripe age of five and a half, is shutting down. It’s been a case of a long goodbye as very little work has gone into maintaining ORDB for a while. Our volunteer staff has been pre-occupied with other aspects of their lives. In addition, the general […]

Free Windows Media Center Software

MediaPortal is an Open Source application ideal for turning your PC / TV into a very advanced Media Center. MediaPortal allows you to listen to your favorite music & radio, watch and store your videos and DVDs, view, schedule and record live TV as a digital video recorder and much much more. You get MediaPortal […]

Skype Worm on the Loose

Internet security firm Websense has discovered a worm that uses Skype to propagate. Skype is best known for allowing subscribers to make free telephone calls over the Internet. The company has more than 7 million subscribers and was acquired just over a year ago by online auction firm eBay for $2.6 billion. Full Link Technorati […]

Vista does not have an SMTP server

Where is my SMTP server on Vista?  I’m not sure why more developers haven’t asked this question.  Simple, it is not included – Full Link Technorati Tags: Vista, Microsoft, SMTP, mail, email, server

Questions Couples Should Ask (Or Wish They Had) Before Marrying

I think this is a pretty good list. There are lots of questions that need to be addressed but these are the fight-starters… 1) Have we discussed whether or not to have children, and if the answer is yes, who is going to be the primary care giver? 2) Do we have a clear idea […]