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Entries for January, 2009

Instant Housecall Helps You Give Free Remote Support For A PC | MakeUseOf.com

If you’ve ever thought of finding a simpler way to help your friends or relatives with your computer skills, rather than having to be physically there to assist them with the installation of an app or the removal of spyware/viruses, then remote support to their PC might do the trick for you. We’ve previously covered […]

Stock Market Games – $1,000,000 virtual money – Win Cash and Prizes!

The Young Money Stock Market Game is a free game that allows members to practice trading in a lifelike brokerage simulation. By participating in the community, you can learn the ins and outs of Wall Street by investing $1,000,000 in virtual money. This virtual stock market game features real-time trading simulation and multiple contests. Beginning […]

Google School: Find Images by Exact Dimensions, Make Wallpaper Search a Breeze

Everyone knows that Google Image Search sports a drop-down menu for filtering results by small, medium, large, and extra large sizes, but if you’re looking for the perfect wallpaper, for example, the imagesize operator is even better. Weblog Design Live uncovers the undocumented search operator that’s also new to us and demonstrates how to use […]

Twenty Dollars

On their wedding night, the young bride approached her new husband and asked for $20.00 for their first lovemaking encounter. In his highly aroused state, her husband readily agreed. This scenario was repeated each time they made love, for more than 30 years, with him thinking that it was a cute way for her to […]

I love it when companies fight in public!

Terminal Tip: Backup Delicious Bookmarks from the Shell

Linux/Mac only: Social bookmarking service Delicious is a great way to save and share your bookmarks, but what happens if they go the way of JournalSpace and lose all your data? You need backups! Since Delicious is owned by Yahoo there isn’t a serious risk of complete data loss, but it’s better to have a […]

Scott Adams Blog: Where’s My Rewind Button? 01/22/2009

Watching television still isn’t as good as real life, at least on average, but that gap is narrowing from both sides. Real life is getting worse while the quality of television continues to improve. Case in point, have you taken your car to the dealer for servicing during the current economic downturn? If so, I […]

Remember When Biden Was President? – City Desk – Washington City Paper

I think Joe Biden was president for a few minutes there, today, if my jailhouse reading of constitutional law is correct. The constitution says that “Before he enter on the Execution of his Office,” the president-elect has to take an oath of office. The 20th Amendment says that “The terms of the President and Vice […]

Offbeat News: Driver Beats 98 MPH Speeding Ticket By Proving Honda Civic Can Only Hit 85 MPH

An English driver has beaten a 98 MPH speed camera ticket by re-purchasing his Honda Civic and paying a firm to test the vehicle. The Civic’s top speed as tested? 85 MPH. 21-year-old Dale Lyle was shocked to receive the ticket for going 98 MPH in the mail not only because he has a perfect […]

Yes, She Voted

I think there should be some type of IQ test required before you can vote. Do we really want someone that thinks like this, able to vote for our next leader?