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  • This Baby is a Little Masterpiece

    Chris Pirillo
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    29 Aug 2014 | 10:46 pm
    What is it about moms? How do they make that look work so well — even from behind you? The mystery continues in Pirillo Vlog 852… Read the full article on
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    29 Aug 2014 | 12:52 pm
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  • Undercover Recoveries and Unlimited WordPress Themes

    Chris Pirillo
    30 Aug 2014 | 11:00 am
    Undercover: The Mac Recovery System (40% Off): Locate your stolen Mac and catch the crook with this easy to use software! Unlimited WordPress Theme Lifetime Plan (80% Off): 25+ feature-rich WordPress themes to give your website a professional look ...continue readingThe post Undercover Recoveries and Unlimited WordPress Themes appeared first on LockerGnome.
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  • This Baby is a Little Masterpiece

    Chris Pirillo
    29 Aug 2014 | 10:46 pm
    What is it about moms? How do they make that look work so well — even from behind you? The mystery continues in Pirillo Vlog 852… Read the full article on
  • Apple Announcement Predictions

    Chris Pirillo
    29 Aug 2014 | 11:57 am
    Just because I’m not cool with spreading idle rumors doesn’t mean I’m opposed to speculating about the “what ifs.” Will Apple be announcing something to do with wearables in September? What about voice activation? Thanks to our patrons for helping us keep guessing!... Read the full article on
  • Diana Rocks as a Mom

    Chris Pirillo
    28 Aug 2014 | 12:57 pm
    Watching Diana and Wicket do the downward dog yoga exercise in Pirillo Vlog 851 makes me tired. How about you? Read the full article on
  • Dropbox Pro is Finally Worth It

    Chris Pirillo
    28 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    Will you upgrade to Dropbox Pro at this point? I think it may finally be worth it… Thanks to our patrons for — I hope — letting me be of worth to them! If you find value in what I do, consider the benefits of becoming a patron, too! TLDR – Dropbox Pro is Finally Worth It!... Read the full article on
  • What Happens to Your Data When You Die?

    Chris Pirillo
    27 Aug 2014 | 11:00 pm
    So I know it’s a bit early for the chills and thrills of Halloween, but here’s a morbid thought: what happens to your data when you die? And I don’t think I’m going to upset or surprise anyone by boldly claiming that we all die, so it’s not a matter of... Read the full article on
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    27 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
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  • Undercover Recoveries and Unlimited WordPress Themes

    Chris Pirillo
    30 Aug 2014 | 11:00 am
    Undercover: The Mac Recovery System (40% Off): Locate your stolen Mac and catch the crook with this easy to use software! Unlimited WordPress Theme Lifetime Plan (80% Off): 25+ feature-rich WordPress themes to give your website a professional look ...continue readingThe post Undercover Recoveries and Unlimited WordPress Themes appeared first on LockerGnome.
  • Potato Chips Against Humanity with the Pirillos

    Chris Pirillo
    29 Aug 2014 | 2:46 pm
    Does playing Cards Against Humanity with my parents remind anyone else of the Porno Password segment from The Cable Guy? For the curious, here are the ‘tater chips we tried: Lay’s Pico de ...continue readingThe post Potato Chips Against Humanity with the Pirillos appeared first on LockerGnome.
  • Can Lit Motors Prove That Two Wheels Are Better Than Four?

    Chris Pirillo
    29 Aug 2014 | 8:00 am
    Disclosure: This post was written as part of Progressive’s Apron Project, helping tell the story of people and their initiatives making progress towards a greater good. I have been compensated as a contributor to this project, but the thoughts and opinions in ...continue readingThe post Can Lit Motors Prove That Two Wheels Are Better Than Four? appeared first on LockerGnome.
  • Wallet Ninja Can Help You out of 18 Different Jams

    Ron Schenone
    28 Aug 2014 | 12:05 am
    Just because you can’t carry a loudly clanking, heavy toolbox around with you on your next covert mission doesn’t mean you can’t be prepared for anything! The Wallet Ninja is an 18-in-one pocket tool that takes up only as much space as ...continue readingThe post Wallet Ninja Can Help You out of 18 Different Jams appeared first on LockerGnome.
  • 10 Items You Should Always Have in Your Car

    Ryan Matthew Pierson
    27 Aug 2014 | 12:23 pm
    Driving around in your car can be a lot of fun, especially in some of the more scenic areas. Unfortunately, not every trip in the car is perfect. These machines are pushed to their limits even during the daily commute, and sometimes ...continue readingThe post 10 Items You Should Always Have in Your Car appeared first on LockerGnome.
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  • Adobe Muse & Dreamweaver Alternatives

    Charles Abrahams
    26 Aug 2014 | 6:09 am
    Hi all, I have been slowly teaching myself web design and going through tutorials on Lynda and YouTube. I have been using Adobe Muse and Dreamweaver but Muse is too static and doesn't work with WordPress which is a feature most web designers hate. I have been using Dreamweaver too but it is nothing compared to the ease of use as Muse. Too much all at once and less drag and drop.Can anyone recommend a great drag and drop/wysiwyg alternative to Adobe Muse with the same ease of use as Muse? No coding and may be able to work with WordPress.Looking to avoid coding but I am learning code and I will…
  • The Future of the Internet - Blogs, Sites, Social Media, YouTube, etc

    Charles Abrahams
    14 Aug 2014 | 7:22 pm
    Hey guys, I am a die-hearted user of the internet and by extension, the word wide web. First there was the net, then the web, then we had blogs, now we have YouTube and social media. People don't even have to blog or do websites but I want to know:1) Have blogs become more popular than regular websites or have we seen the era of blogging peak? Are blogs going to be outdone by regular web design with the emergence of html5 and php?2) Have social media and havens like YouTube eradicated the need to read when they can just view audiovisual content? My YouTube channels have more subscribers and…
  • Simple-To-Use Logo Creators/Generators, Free or Paid

    Charles Abrahams
    14 Aug 2014 | 2:43 pm
    Does anyone know a simple to use program that can create stunning logos using simple text or around simple text? I tried using the big ones like Adobe Photoshop and Corel but I failed big time. Can't manage those heavy duty stuff. Good thing I didn't spend money on them, just tried the trial. But I just need something simple that can create or generate a stunning logo just be using text. Can anyone help? Any simple to use software, whether application or website? I need something stunning but not with a lot of colours and over the top designs. Just something presentable for a blog or website.
  • I want to learn whole process of Hosting a website.

    Jennifer White
    18 Jun 2014 | 6:58 am
    Hello Friends.. I want to learn whole process of hosting. Actually I want to buy a online hosting for more than 1 website and domain. Please tell me which hosting provider will be the best and how to manage hosting, domains, emails and whatever related to hosting.. please give me the whole process i want to learn.. I will be thankful for it. and thanks in advance.
  • Uploading Videos to Facebook

    Charles Abrahams
    8 Jun 2014 | 10:18 am
    I have a video capture card I've owned for a few months now and I am just starting to capture my own old school videos from back in the day of my family activities, things I've digitized and such. I also like to capture free to air programmes on local channels here in Jamaica and clipsw of the news and other TV shows. I love watching CVMTV's and TVJ's entertainment programmes. I don't know if Facebook allows you to upload video clips that are roughly thirty minutes as my video captures of my own family videos and clips, in batches of my TVs shows that are free and free to air. Well one show…
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  • Cramping in Pregnancy! How Concerns You

    Priya Sen
    28 Aug 2014 | 9:01 pm
    Cramping throughout different phases and trimesters of your pregnancy is quite normal so long, it does not occur with bleeding or unbearable abdominal pain. For the first-time-mothers, this kind of cramping makes them worried whereas most women by mistake link the issue with their menstrual cycle. One of the major causes of this may be the experience of having little spot bleeding and blood stain, which is, rather, a unique indication of implantation. Once a fertilized egg positions and fixes it to the inside layer of a woman’s uterus, a successful implantation occurs. Most times, this…
  • Different Types of Jobs in Insurance Field

    Priya Sen
    18 Aug 2014 | 12:45 am
    In the insurance sector, we see various types of jobs; actually insurance policies cover up different things and healthcare, and many other things. There are various persons who work in the field and keep the functions of the sector smooth. According to the service they are called agents, customer service representatives, under writers, actuaries, claim adjusters, service representatives and regulator. Image courtesy of Stuart Miles at Agents- The main duty of them is to sell the insurance policies to the people and organizations, in this field one has to be good in…
  • Some Interview Tips and Answers for Caregiver Job

    Priya Sen
    9 Jul 2014 | 1:18 am
    In the modern world, the demand of caregiver is one the rise. We need to   take help of caregivers in a rapid growth. It has been projected that during the period of 2010- 2020, the employment growth will be the highest in job market. When ever any employment agency publishes any advertisement for the vacancy many caregiver resumes are submitted. In the process, after the screening of the applications, candidates are called for the interview. Here are some interview questions probably for the aspirants of the caregiver job. Photo credit Ted Eytan Some Interview Questions with Answers1. Why…
  • 4 things all DIY home renovators should plan on doing

    nilky banach
    7 Jul 2014 | 9:02 pm
    It’s summer, prime time for finally getting to all those neglected, long dream of home renovation projects. However, those projects can turn from dreams into nightmares if they aren’t handled properly. The best way to successfully complete a remodel is to get all your facts straight ahead of time. Here are 4 things all DIY renovators need to do.Look at your whole house, not just one roomThis sounds opposite from the accepted knowledge that you should focus on one area of the house at a time. What this piece of advice refers to is the idea of realizing how your renovation project will fit…
  • Update for June 25th 2014

    25 Jun 2014 | 8:39 pm
    This is just an update of how I'm doing these days. I have been busy watching the World Cup Soccer and Go USA!  My stock on empireavenue has been doing really good and is at 287.21e and my Dividends is at 0.54. As for me on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube I'm doing Great. Also I have a new Blog at  and it's doing really good. I have been watching all of Chris's Vlog Videos on YouTube and I can't wait for the Day when baby Pirillo comes into the world and to fined out if it's a Boy or a Girl?
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  • Filters Are Your Friend…

    Doug Groves
    21 Aug 2014 | 12:56 pm
  • So, two fish decide to play Street Fighter II…

    Doug Groves
    20 Aug 2014 | 8:55 am
    To be honest, two fish ARE playing Street Fighter II, but they’re oblivious to the situation. They are, after all, fish. Essentially, the tank face has been divided up into a 3 by 3 grid, each representing different game control. As Aquarius (P1) and Robert the Bruce (P2) swim around, they’ll unwittingly activate the controls. No fish are harmed in the process. In fact, according to the Twitch page, they seem to be doing quite well. You can watch the competition all day below, or go to the page to get all the details, especially if the stream isn’t working for…
  • The Best Way To Read Webcomics

    Doug Groves
    8 Aug 2014 | 10:37 am
    Webcomics. There’s a metric tonne of them out there. Some, like Penny Arcade follow along the lines of newspaper strips, while others like The Oatmeal or Texts From Superheroes make use of the online medium, or emulate it. Others are delivering individual pages of an extended graphic novels one page at a time, usually once or twice a week. If you read more than one or two, keeping track of them all can be a chore, until now… That’s where bookmarking sites like Comic Rocket and Ink Outbreak come into play. Unlike a jumble of RSS feeds, or signing up to multiple single-site…
  • That awkward moment…

    Doug Groves
    30 Jul 2014 | 2:53 pm
    I’m sure there are a few people wondering about this…
  • Catlateral Damage

    Doug Groves
    18 May 2014 | 8:37 am
    If you have a few minutes to kill on a Sunday afternoon, give Catlateral Damage a try. This may be the most accurate cat simulator ever created, even though it’s only in alpha form, except for the lack of random surprises like coughed up hairballs. It also answers the question as to WHY cats like knocking things off shelves… because it’s fun! Catlateral Damage is a first-person destructive cat simulator where your goal is to knock as many of your owner’s possessions onto the ground as possible. It is currently in alpha and being created in Unity by Chris Chung. The…
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  • Four short links: 29 August 2014

    Nat Torkington
    29 Aug 2014 | 4:29 am
    Inside Google’s Secret Drone Delivery Program (The Atlantic) — passed proof-of-concept in Western Australia, two years into development. Readings in Databases — A list of papers essential to understanding databases and building new data systems. (via Hacker News) Todd Park …
  • Four short links: 28 August 2014

    Nat Torkington
    28 Aug 2014 | 6:30 am
    PlotDevice — A Python-based graphics language for designers, developers, and tinkerers. More in the easy-to-get-started + visual realm, like Processing. (via Andy Baio) Scumblr and Sketchy Search — Netflix open sourcing some scraping, screenshot, and workflow tools their security team …
  • Four short links: 27 August 2014

    Nat Torkington
    27 Aug 2014 | 4:31 am
    Discourse turns 1.0 — community/forum software that doesn’t suck. Programmable Matter (IEEE Spectrum) — recap of where research is going in this area. Liquibase — source control for your database. Apache 2.0 licensed. A Few Useful Things to Know About …
  • Four short links: 26 August 2014

    Nat Torkington
    26 Aug 2014 | 4:31 am
    The Poisoned NUL Byte, 2014 Edition (Project Zero) — from Google’s public security efforts, this detailed public description of how an exploit was constructed from a found vulnerability. They’re helping. Kudos! Myths About the Coming Robot Economy (Eric Sofge) — …
  • Four short links: 25 August 2014

    Nat Torkington
    25 Aug 2014 | 4:33 am
    Greenscreen — Chromecast-based open source software for digital signs. Reverse Engineering Censorship in Chinese Cyberspace (PDF) — researchers create accounts and probe to see which things are blocked. Empirical transparency. USB Condom — A protective barrier between your device and …
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  • Prototype to Product

    O'Reilly Media, Inc.
    30 Aug 2014 | 9:27 am
    Product development is the magic that turns circuitry, software and materials into a product, but the task of efficiently moving from good idea to manufactured product is more dark art than sleight of hand. Author Alan Cohen takes you through each step the process by developing an example product.
  • An Introduction to Flask

    O'Reilly Media, Inc.
    30 Aug 2014 | 9:28 am
    Get started with Flask, the popular web framework that’s small, lightweight, and powerful. This video tutorial uses use short and simple examples to help beginning Python developers explore the features of Flask and some of its extensions. You’ll learn topics central to most web applications—routing, templates, web forms, and user sessions—along with a brief introduction to databases and user logins.Miguel Grinberg walks you through each exercise systematically, commenting on the code as he produces it on his screen. Once you complete a small working application,…
  • Building Web APIs with Flask

    O'Reilly Media, Inc.
    30 Aug 2014 | 9:29 am
    If you want to build web services and APIs, this video course shows you how to do it with Flask—the popular web framework that’s small, lightweight, and powerful. Using detailed examples, Miguel Grinberg shows you how to create APIs line-by-line, starting with the implementation of a basic CRUD (Create/Read/Update/Delete) service.You’ll also learn how to create APIs for internet-enabled devices, authenticate API clients, use testing techniques, and simplify advanced features such as pagination, caching, rate limiting, and asynchronous tasks. In the process, you’ll…
  • AWS System Administration

    O'Reilly Media, Inc.
    28 Aug 2014 | 9:31 am
    This book is a comprehensive guide to the administrative features of AWS and how to make the most of them to minimize your administrative work. You’ll learn how to configure and manage powerful AWS tools, such as CloudFormation, OpsWorks, Elastic Load Balancing, and Route 53. AWS administration is no easier than stand-alone server administration—it's just different, and very rewarding once you set up your automation right. This book shows you how.
  • Practical Machine Learning: A New Look at Anomaly Detection

    Ted Dunning, Ellen Friedman
    27 Aug 2014 | 9:32 am
    Anomaly detection is the detective work of machine learning: finding the unusual, catching the fraud, discovering strange activity in large and complex datasets. But, unlike Sherlock Holmes, you may not know what the puzzle is, much less what "suspects" you’re looking for. This O’Reilly report uses practical example to explain how the underlying concepts of anomaly detection work.
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  • Time and Relational Theory

    O'Reilly Media, Inc.
    29 Aug 2014 | 9:26 am
    Time and Relational Theory provides an in-depth description of temporal database systems, which provide special facilities for storing, querying, and updating historical and future data. Traditionally, database management systems provide little or no special support for temporal data at all. This situation is changing because: Cheap storage enables retention of large volumes of historical data in data warehousesUsers are now faced with temporal data problems, and need solutions Temporal features have recently been incorporated into the SQL standard, and vendors have begun to add temporal…
  • Underwater Photography

    O'Reilly Media, Inc.
    5 Aug 2014 | 9:27 am
    Underwater photography is a fascinating pursuit for those who aspire to capture the magical world found within our oceans and bring it to the surface. In this book, award-winning photographer Tobias Friedrich teaches us how to create stunning underwater images, covering everything from the equipment needed, to creating powerful compositions, to processing the final image. He uses case studies to show how his own images were created, and provides detailed explanations for specific techniques that can be applied to your very next dive.Alongside the text are example images from some of the most…
  • Photoshop CC and Lightroom 5

    O'Reilly Media, Inc.
    3 Aug 2014 | 9:28 am
    Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom are central to almost all photographic workflows. Each new version of the software is a milestone in the development of these vital imaging tools, and the 2014 releases are no exception.Photographers often feel overwhelmed when starting with Photoshop; the sheer number of tools and options make it difficult for the novice and intermediate user alike. There is no shortage of instructional books, yet very few direct the user to the most significant aspects of the program in a way that reflects a real workflow for the photographer.Adobe Certified Instructor Steve…
  • Advanced Software Testing - Vol. 2

    O'Reilly Media, Inc.
    1 Aug 2014 | 1:28 am
    This book teaches test managers what they need to know to achieve advanced skills in test estimation, test planning, test monitoring, and test control. Readers will learn how to define the overall testing goals and strategies for the systems being tested. This hands-on, exercise-rich book provides experience with planning, scheduling, and tracking these tasks. You'll be able to describe and organize the necessary activities as well as learn to select, acquire, and assign adequate resources for testing tasks. You'll learn how to form, organize, and lead testing teams, and master the organizing…
  • Steampunk LEGO

    O'Reilly Media, Inc.
    1 Aug 2014 | 1:29 am
    Filled with LEGO-based airships and dirigibles, monowheels and penny-farthings, cabinets of curiosity and robots galore, Steampunk LEGO is an illustrated gallery of Victorian-era treasures, all built from LEGO.
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  • Professional ASP.NET MVC 5

    Jon Galloway, Brad Wilson, K. Scott Allen, David Matson
    3 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
      ASP.NET MVC insiders cover the latest updates to the technology in this popular Wrox referenceMVC 5 is the newest update to the popular Microsoft technology that enables you to build dynamic, data-driven websites. Like previous versions, this guide shows you step-by-step techniques on using MVC to best advantage, with plenty of practical tutorials to illustrate the concepts. It covers controllers, views, and models; forms and HTML helpers; data annotation Read More...
  • JavaScript and JQuery: Interactive Front-End Web Development

    Jon Duckett
    29 Jun 2014 | 9:00 pm
      Learn JavaScript and jQuery a nicer wayThis full-color book adopts a visual approach to teaching JavaScript & jQuery, showing you how to make web pages more interactive and interfaces more intuitive through the use of inspiring code examples, infographics, and photography. The content assumes no previous programming experience, other than knowing how to create a basic web page in HTML & CSS. You'll learn how to achieve techniques seen on many popular Read More...
  • Professional Tizen Application Development

    HoJun Jaygarl, Cheng Luo, YoonSoo Kim, Eunyoung Choi, Kevin Bradwick, Jon Lansdell
    2 Jun 2014 | 9:00 pm
      Create powerful, marketable applications with Tizen for the smartphone and beyond Tizen is the only platform designed for multiple device categories that is HTML5-centric and entirely open source. Written by experts in the field, this comprehensive guide includes chapters on both web and native application development, covering subjects such as location and social features, advanced UIs, animations, sensors and multimedia. Read More...
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  • Preview: Original Sin #8

    Anthony Silva
    29 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am
    It’s all been building to this! Marvel is proud to present your first look at ORIGINAL SIN #8 – the epic final issue from New York Times Bestselling creators Jason Aaron (Thor: God of Thunder, Wolverine & The X-Men) and Mike Deodato (Avengers, New Avengers)! The truth behind Dr. Midas’ gambit, Old Nick Fury’s betrayal, the evolution of the Orb and the secrets the Watcher held will be revealed as the remaining pieces of the puzzle fall into place in this can’t miss finale! Everybody has one. This is Marvel’s ORIGINAL SIN!Read OnPreview: Original Sin #8
  • Movie Issues: Wanted

    Leland Pierce
    29 Aug 2014 | 6:00 am
    They have reached the end of August Action Month, and the guys ended it with the 2000′s. They decided to go with the 2008s Angelina Jolie, Morgan Freeman, James McAvoy action flick Wanted. The over-the-top story of loser Wesley and how he becomes one of the world’s greatest and deadliest assassins. With tons explosions, car stunts and massive amounts of gun play to shake a stick at. It’s one action film-troupe after another. Sit in as the guys discuss the new Doctor Who and disagree all about Wanted.  They are all over the map in this episode. So just another week as…
  • Preview: All-New X-Men #31

    Anthony Silva
    28 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    NOW, young Bobby Drake has had enough, and he’s letting loose in ALL-NEW X-MEN #31! Blockbuster writer Brian Michael Bendis welcomes new series artist & Marvel All-New Young Gun Mahmud Asrar for a nail-biting issue that will show the world why Iceman is snow joke! The Future Brotherhood have been defeated, but there’s no rest for the weary – as the All-New X-Men must scramble to come to the aid of a mysterious teen with an unthinkable power! “I can’t tell you how excited I am to have Mahmud Asrar join us as the regular artist on ALL-NEW XMEN…well, actually I can tell…
  • Review: Toad Words, and Other Stories

    28 Aug 2014 | 6:00 am
    Talking stags, on the other hand, were nearly always bespelled royalty, and fairies, who could theoretically choose to look like anything, nearly always picked white cats or black horses. Fairies are very beautiful and very vain and they haven’t got the imagination to fill a thimble. And they never learn from their mistakes. I’ve followed Ursula Vernon over on deviantart for years, mostly for her gorgeous paintings and collages of clockwork creatures, animal saints, hamster warriors, and other beautifully absurd beasties. Almost more than the art, though, I loved the descriptions. She…
  • Preview: Guardians of the Galaxy #18

    Anthony Silva
    27 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    TODAY, the burning question will finally be answered as the shocking truth about one of the Marvel Universe’s greatest heroes is revealed in GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #18 – a tie-in to Original Sin! Superstar creators Brian Michael Bendis and Ed McGuinness team for the heart-stopping answer to the question on everyone’s mind: What happened to Rich Rider? “We have literally been dropping hints since the Guardians guest-starred in Avengers Assemble,” says Brian Michael Bendis in an interview with “I have known exactly what we were doing with this from the moment I agreed…
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    A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

  • In its emptiness, there is the function of a startup

    12 Aug 2014 | 9:30 am
    This article was originally published on the WP Engine Blog. Calm your frenetic TL;DR twitchy-Twitter-brain for five minutes, and let some Chinese philosophy wash over you.Thirty spokes join in one hub In its emptiness, there is the function of a vehicleMix clay to create a container In its emptiness, there is the function of a containerCut open doors and windows to create a room In its emptiness, there is the function of a roomTherefore, that which exists is used to create benefit That which is empty is used to create functionality–Lao Tzu, Chapter 11, Tao Te Ching, ~600 BCE,…
  • The only way to guarantee startup success

    29 Jul 2014 | 8:45 am
    Everyone said this would be the most embarrassing moment in the band’s eight-year career.Depeche Mode had decided to play the Pasadena Rose Bowl — capacity 60,000 — for the 101st show of their 1988 tour. To sell out would make it one of the largest music concerts ever played in America — highly unlikely for an English electronic band. Claiming they were popular enough to fill that stadium was an audacious act of bravado that critics were eager to see transform to humiliation as they played to a vast, near-vacant space, mocked by the each of the tens of…
  • No, *I’ll* tell you the answer!

    8 Jul 2014 | 9:30 am
    If you bet a startup will fail, you’ll be right most of the time, but not because you’re insightful. (The Critic)If you bet only on huge ideas, you’ll be wrong most of the time, but because in high tech the financial successes are orders of magnitude larger than failures, this is still a profitable bet. (The Professional Investor)If you bet only on small, conservative ideas, and stay focussed, you’re most likely to actually succeed, with normal-sized outcomes. This is the best bet for sustainable personal fulfillment and freedom, which after all is the core promise of…
  • Why startup biz dev deals almost never get done

    28 Apr 2014 | 9:30 am
    As the founder of WP Engine, I receive weekly emails from startups proposing a “win-win” deal.  So far, approximately zero have resulted in an successful deal.Here’s the problem, and how you can change your approach to business development so that it can succeed.Distribution is the hardest thing for a young startup, defined as “getting in front of potential customers.” Large companies, on the other hand, have solved the distribution problem (proof: 100,000 paying customers).“Maybe,” thinks the startup founder, “I can tap that ass. I mean…
  • The public invisibility of running mid-stage successful companies

    15 Apr 2014 | 9:30 am
    Keith Rabois famously quipped, “I don’t know of a single successful CEO or entrepreneur who blogs regularly.”That was five months ago, and people are still talking about it. And agreeing.But why?Sure the usual exceptions are trotted out – Rand Fishkin, Joel Gascoigne, etc.. But the examples outweigh the exceptions 100-to-1.Much easier is listing those who used to blog a lot, but trailed off as their companies grew — Joel Spolsky (who essentially stopped blogging after raising money for StackExchange), Dharmesh Shah (who trailed off substantially when…
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    Scraps of My Geek Life

  • How Has Technology Changed College Life in 30 Years? #BacktoSchool #IfItCanGame

    28 Aug 2014 | 1:21 pm
    Full Post: How Has Technology Changed College Life in 30 Years? #BacktoSchool #IfItCanGame This is an AMD sponsored post. Do you remember what computer you brought to college 30 years ago? Pretty simple answer for most of us. NONE! I’ll bet you didn’t go shopping to try to figure out which laptop would be the best option for you in your price range? It just wasn’t an option. That is very different today. But let’s take a small journey before we get to the “buying a computer” information. College 1985 vs 2014; The Same? Nathan, my oldest, started college…
  • Celebrating My Half Marathon With Running Gadget Giveaway @DCMobility #ATTRun

    26 Aug 2014 | 4:05 am
    Full Post: Celebrating My Half Marathon With Running Gadget Giveaway @DCMobility #ATTRun On Sunday, my daughter and I will be running the Virginia Beach Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon. It will be my second and Sami’s (15 yrs old) first. To celebrate, AT&T in DC, @DCMobility, is offering my readers a running (or any sport) gadget giveaway. (This is a sponsored post.) We have stuck with our training and we are ready. Last Sunday, we ran 11 miles which was the longest we’ll run until the race. We made it. Our goal is to finish. We’d love to finish under 3 hours,…
  • Chevrolet Fulfilling My Dream of A Car With Built In 4G LTE Wi-Fi #Chevy4G

    25 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am
    Full Post: Chevrolet Fulfilling My Dream of A Car With Built In 4G LTE Wi-Fi #Chevy4G Do you spend a lot of time in your car like I do? Have you had dreams of having 4G LTE Wi-Fi built-in your car? I have many times. I have 4 kids who all have tablets and gaming devices that they take with them quite often. They all want to use their tablets in the car, so they connect through my phone. Then my phone gets really hot and the battery drains really fast and then no one can use their devices and my phone is dead. Not a lot of fun. As you can see, from a very young age, the car was where we wanted…
  • ASUS X551 Laptop for Students #MSFTCC #BacktoSchool

    20 Aug 2014 | 5:46 pm
    Full Post: ASUS X551 Laptop for Students #MSFTCC #BacktoSchool This is a Microsoft Windows and Walmart sponsored post. Last week, we discussed the best way to find technology to fit your student’s needs. Today, I’m going to show you an ASUS X551CA Windows laptop from Walmart and why it is a great fit for students. ASUS X551CA Features vs. Student’s Needs I’m discussing the ASUS X551 because I received this laptop to review. There are many other Windows-based laptops available at Walmart. Student’s Need ASUS X551CA Feature Laptop that is easy to carry around…
  • Simple Ways Help the Kids in Your Community #Fuel4School

    14 Aug 2014 | 10:08 am
    Full Post: Simple Ways Help the Kids in Your Community #Fuel4School This is a Champions for Kids and The Motherhood sponsored post. I’m going to go out on a limb and say that, “most people would love to help more in their community.” But often you don’t know how or you are so busy, you do not know when. Champions for Kids has made it easier for you to give back to children in your community. It doesn’t need to be complicated or take a lot of time. The small things do matter. What is Champions for Kids? Champions for Kids was founded in 2004 because there were so…
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    Nerd Reactor

  • Doctor Who: S8E2: Into the Dalek review & an extra treat!

    Laura Sirikul
    31 Aug 2014 | 12:55 am
    Last week we were introduced to the new Doctor. We couldn’t gauge how Capaldi’s Doctor was going to be like just from one episode. Tonight, we got to see more of who he is and who is he going to become, especially when dealing with the Daleks. Showrunner Steven Moffat stated he was going to make this Doctor darker and more complex than any of the previous ones, and it seems like he did. Throughout this episode, we saw the Doctor’s hatred for the Daleks and his disbelief that there could be a “good” Dalek. We saw his attitude towards sacrifice to protect the…
  • PAX Prime 2014: Welcome to the Spy Party

    Brian Chu
    31 Aug 2014 | 12:32 am
    PAX Prime serves as the featured showcase for so many AAA studios – it’s easy to miss out on some of the indie developers that are working with limited staff and budgets. So I took it upon myself to spend my first day at PAX away from the giant LED screens and sounds of gunfire emanating from the latest “CoD-killer” FPS, and instead, skirted the edges of the convention floor hoping to find games from developers that are just starting out. And in this quest for hidden gems, I happened to come across the delightfully novel indie game, Spy Party. Developed by…
  • Doctor Who: S8E3: Robot of Sherwood preview

    Laura Sirikul
    30 Aug 2014 | 10:59 pm
    Next week on Doctor Who, the Doctor and Clara meet Robin Hood and his merry men. We see Clara excited to meet the dashing hero as well. We also see Clara being bothered by someone that could look like King John. We will see next week! This episode was written by Mark Gatiss. Robot of Sherwood synopsis: In a sun-dappled Sherwood forest, the Doctor discovers an evil plan from beyond the stars and strikes up an unlikely alliance with Robin Hood. With all of Nottingham at stake, the Doctor must decide who is real and who is fake. Can impossible heroes really exist?
  • Power Rangers Super Megaforce Legendary Megazord figure review

    John 'Spartan' Nguyen
    30 Aug 2014 | 6:45 pm
    We’re around the 20th anniversary of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, and to celebrate we decided to check out the Legendary Megazord figure from Power Rangers Super Megaforce, the 21st season of Power Rangers. (Yes, the show is still going on.) The Legendary Megazord is inspired by pirates, as you can tell from the Cutlass-inspired sword and the pirate hat. If you have been watching the Power Rangers, then you should know that the Megazord is made up of smaller Zords (see below). The Legendary Megazord is made up of the Super Mega Skyship and four Super Mega Zords (Super Mega Jet…

    Alger Alama
    30 Aug 2014 | 1:13 pm
    A few weeks ago there were news outlets reporting about a mysterious hole suddenly appearing in Siberia. This isn’t your normal gopher hole, no. The hole is enormous and seemed to have appeared out of nowhere. Days later, more holes appeared again in Siberia, with scientists finally scrambling to find out what’s causing these holes in the earth’s crust. The initial explanation that scientists offered about these holes was global warming. Apparently global warming has thawed a large portion of the permafrost in Siberia, and is causing the methane to leak from below. This…
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    Geek Super

  • Download Angry Birds Transformers for PC

    Abdul Rehman
    29 Aug 2014 | 2:43 am
    The Angry Birds name has turned into one of the most popular mobile game franchises over the course of a couple of years. Soon, we’ll be able to get our hands on the latest release coming from Rovio. Ltd – the Angry Birds Transformers game. The latest version will introduce birds that can quickly transform … Continue The post Download Angry Birds Transformers for PC appeared first on Geek Super.
  • Download Snapseed for Android & iOS (Mac/Windows)

    Abdul Rehman
    29 Aug 2014 | 2:40 am
    Snapseed is a simple and interesting photo editing application that is currently available for Android and IOS. Thanks to it, you can add numerous effects to photos taken with your smartphone or tablet, and you can also apply a wide range of color filters that will make your images better looking, more beautiful, and more … Continue The post Download Snapseed for Android & iOS (Mac/Windows) appeared first on Geek Super.
  • iOS 8 Review; Everything You Want to Know

    Abdul Rehman
    21 Aug 2014 | 8:33 pm
    Apple’s iOS 8 is right around the corner and soon we’ll have a chance to get our hands on the official release of this operating system. The new version was officially announced a few weeks ago, and there is much to discuss regarding the new optimizations, features and extras introduced in the newest version of … Continue The post iOS 8 Review; Everything You Want to Know appeared first on Geek Super.
  • Apple iWatch; Release Date, Specs, Availability & Price

    17 Aug 2014 | 12:15 pm
    Apple iWatch is one of the most anticipated products for the past two years. However, there still isn’t an official release date announced by Apple, but judging by all the rumors going around, the official announcement of Apple’s iWatch isn’t that far away. Many other companies have already released their wearable smart devices, and everyone … Continue The post Apple iWatch; Release Date, Specs, Availability & Price appeared first on Geek Super.
  • Beats Music App Added to iOS App Store

    17 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    The Beats Music App has been available since January, but up to this moment it was listed as being developed by Beats Music, LLC. However, if you have followed the news closely, then you are probably aware that Apple purchased Beats in May 2014, and they quickly helped grow the company’s software and hardware’s popularity. … Continue The post Beats Music App Added to iOS App Store appeared first on Geek Super.
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    GadgetsBoy - Gadgets and Technology guide, review and news

  • Several big tech companies looking at possible CyanogenMod acquisition

    30 Aug 2014 | 9:59 am
    CyanogenMod is starting to creak out from the typical ROMs available for Android, after securing a spot on the Oppo N1 and OnePlus One, more small mobile manufacturers are looking to add the custom OS onto their Android devices. Nextbit is the newest candidate looking to add CyanogenMod at launch, we expect more manufacturers will [...]
  • Apple looking to launch iWatch alongside iPhone 6 on September 9

    29 Aug 2014 | 7:46 am
    Apple’s September 9 event will be held near the Flint Center, Cupertino in a newly built three story cube. This new building will be made to show off three new products, according to some insider sources, who have knowledge of upcoming events. The iPhone 6 is the obvious first product coming to the September 9 [...]
  • LG G Watch R officially announced, sporting circular display

    28 Aug 2014 | 7:55 am
    The LG G Watch R is official, after two months of the original LG G Watch being available to the public. The new smartwatch will offer a much classier and sportier look than the original, with a circular watch-face. LG has made this quick rush to announce the G Watch R just weeks before the [...]
  • HP Officejet Pro X576dw review

    27 Aug 2014 | 1:19 pm
    The HP Officejet Pro X 576 DW Multifunction Printer is ideal for small to medium-size business work teams that need professional-quality, low cost per page printing at breakthrough speed, with the flexibility of wireless/mobile connectivity, copy/scan/fax and web-based printer management.
  • Motorola Nexus X crops up again running Android 5.0

    27 Aug 2014 | 7:49 am
    The Nexus X (previously Nexus 6) has been leaked again on French retailer, the webpage has been deleted, but not before some were able to screenshot the information on the new Nexus smartphone, set for September launch.  Motorola will add a 5.2-inch 1080p display on the Nexus X, 0.2-inches larger than the Nexus 5. It [...]
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  • Exclusive First Look Inside AVENGERS & X-MEN: AXIS #1!

    Troy Lyons
    30 Aug 2014 | 6:27 am
    Presenting Your Exclusive First Look Inside AVENGERS & X-MEN: AXIS #1!   This October, the Marvel Universe prepares for the biggest battle its ever faced, and today Marvel is proud to present your very first look inside the highly anticipated AVENGERS & X-MEN: AXIS #1! Blockbuster writer Rick Remender is joined by the star-studded artist [...]The post Exclusive First Look Inside AVENGERS & X-MEN: AXIS #1! appeared first on Geekasms.
  • Image Comics – MASTERPLASTY Preview Pages

    Troy Lyons
    30 Aug 2014 | 6:15 am
    MASTERPLASTY—TAKE A PEEK AT EARLY PREVIEW PAGES The cult online comic will be in print this October   Writer and artist James Harvey’s MASTERPLASTY, the cult online sensation, will hit shelves on 10/1.In this beautifully illustrated one-shot, a young man decides to leave his college girlfriend after undergoing a new medical procedure—a procedure that drastically [...]The post Image Comics – MASTERPLASTY Preview Pages appeared first on Geekasms.
  • DOCTOR WHO – New promo introduces us to Danny Pink

    Troy Lyons
    29 Aug 2014 | 2:46 pm
    BBC has released a new preview video for tomorrow’s episode Into The Dalek and it shows us the first meeting between Clara and Danny Pink. The post DOCTOR WHO – New promo introduces us to Danny Pink appeared first on Geekasms.
  • DOCTOR WHO – How Bad Is The Doctor’s Memory?

    Troy Lyons
    29 Aug 2014 | 12:59 pm
    How far does the Doctor’s memory problem go?  When Matt Smith’s 11th Doctor regenerated into Peter Capaldi’s 12th Doctor one of the first things he said was, “Do you know how to fly this thing?” at the end of the episode.  Now, 12 isn’t the first Doctor to have memory issues after regeneration.  It has [...]The post DOCTOR WHO – How Bad Is The Doctor’s Memory? appeared first on Geekasms.
  • Marvel First Look: INHUMAN #6!

    Troy Lyons
    29 Aug 2014 | 12:01 pm
    New Attilan Under Siege – Your First Look at INHUMAN #6! This September, the residents of New Attilan face a new challenge in INHUMAN #6 – from blockbuster writer Charles Soule and Marvel All-New Young Gun artist Ryan Stegman! Medusa has poured the blood, sweat and tears of her people into rebuilding her civilization and [...]The post Marvel First Look: INHUMAN #6! appeared first on Geekasms.
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    Media Geeks

  • Haunted Hayride 2014 Preview

    Ryan S. Davis
    11 Aug 2014 | 4:49 pm
    Last year, Media-Geeks visited the Haunted Hayride in Los Angeles.  The review is here, but in a nutshell, it’s a great environment, a worthy addition to local Halloween festivities, and has a ton of room for improvement.  This year, the organizers are promising just that, as they announce the new and improved Haunted Hayride:  Echoes from the Rift. Besides the updated hayride itself, there will be 2 new mazes in addition to the returning dark maze that was a highlight last year.  Plus some mysterious attractions, like a “40-foot long Leviathan” and the “FIRST sway…
  • Maleficent

    Christopher Kirkman
    3 Jun 2014 | 12:36 pm
    2014′s summer movie offerings are just getting their start, so bring out the critiques! Disney’s entry continues their recent tradition of taking a time-honored classic animated feature and turning it into a live-action/CGI amalgamation that is sure to intrigue the millions who grew up with the original film. Maleficent casts Angelina Jolie as the title villain, known to just about every man, woman and child as the evil sorceress who curses Sleeping Beauty, transforms into a green-fire breathing dragon and is ultimately defeated by Prince Philip. But that’s not what happens…
  • Edge of Tomorrow

    Ryan S. Davis
    2 Jun 2014 | 1:55 pm
    Several times now, I’ve heard Edge of Tomorrow described as the action version of Groundhog Day.  While that might be a good way to describe the movie quickly to someone who hasn’t heard of it, it does a disservice to an original and exciting movie.  For me, Edge of Tomorrow is so far the best movie of the summer and it deserves more careful consideration than a comparison to a 20-year old comedy. I am generally not a big fan of Tom Cruise, and he’s all over the advertising for this movie.  He always seems smug and too cool in his roles.  This time around, he’s…
  • Escape from the Haunted Ship

    Ryan S. Davis
    25 Mar 2014 | 1:21 pm
    Everyone has at least heard of a scavenger hunt; most have even participated in at least one.  What if a scavenger hunt added a fun theme and instead of finding objects, you had to find answers to riddles and puzzles?  Such an experience exists!  Commonly called a “puzzle hunt,” this activity is a great experience for those who enjoy mental thrills. Escape from the Haunted Ship is the second Los Angeles experience from the Real Escape Game company, and after experiencing it, this author is kicking himself for not signing up for the first one.  Real Escape Game is relatively…
  • Best Picture Nominee Round-Up

    Ryan S. Davis
    20 Jan 2014 | 11:12 pm
    Since I have fortunately seen all of the newly-announced Academy Award Best Picture nominees, and since many of them did not get their own review, I am going to provide a short, one-paragraph review for all nine nominees in alphabetical order. 12 Years A Slave: Excellent acting and a powerful story.  I don’t know if it’s the best movie about slavery ever, which is one thing I’ve heard others say.  It shows how bad slavery is, of course…but so have plenty of other films.  My biggest complaint is that for a movie with a time frame in the title, you get no sense of how…
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  • Technorama Ep410: The Lost Episode

    Kreg Steppe
    27 Aug 2014 | 2:53 pm
    Coming up in this episode… Nasa Vehicles item 3 Listen below with the audio player or Click Here for complete show notes and video from the show. Feedback On This Day In History for July 30, 2014 This is the 211th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 154 days remaining until the end of the year. It was on this date in 1502 that Christopher Columbus lands at Guanaja in the Bay Islands off the coast of Honduras during his fourth voyage. That same date in 1859 saw the first ascent of Grand Combin, one of the highest summits in the Alps. The premiere of Walt Disney’s…
  • Review: Halt and Catch Fire

    Chuck Tomasi
    7 Aug 2014 | 10:00 am
    Another µTechnorama – I do a mini-review of the AMC series Halt and Catch Fire which just concluded its first season. Some parts I like, other parts left me wondering. Listen and find out. Feel differently? Let us know by getting in touch.
  • Micro-Technorama #001

    Chuck Tomasi
    6 Aug 2014 | 10:05 am
    Since we won’t be able to produce a regular show for a while, we’ll get you some silly content one way or another in small bite size chunks. While the audio quality may not be up to standards and won’t win us a Parsec award for quality, we’ll determined to have fun! Phone system instructs 911 callers hang up and call 911 Bieber ringtone saves man from bear attack And listen to the Dog Days of Podcasting for more fun!
  • Technorama Ep409: Monkey Butlers

    Kreg Steppe
    24 Jul 2014 | 8:22 pm
    Coming up in this episode… PC User groups fading away Batman Simians Listen below with the audio player or Click Here for complete show notes and video from the show. Feedback Jorge sent pics from CERN On This Day In History for July 23, 2014 This is 204th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 161 days remaining in 2014. It was on this date in 1829, in the United States, William Austin Burt patents the typographer, a precursor to the typewriter. That same date in 1903 the Ford Motor Company sells its first car. Fox Film buys the patents of the Movietone sound system for…
  • Jorge at CERN

    Kreg Steppe
    24 Jul 2014 | 7:08 pm
    Our old Pal and long time listener Jorge sent us some pictures from his trip to CERN. He was no doubt there to help get the Large Hadron Collider back online.
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    Geeky Portal

  • 5 Best Racing Games for Android

    M Faisal
    25 Aug 2014 | 8:09 am
    If you have just purchased an Android device, then you are bound to install some games. Racing games have always been a popular genre of games and with the increase in the popularity of mobile gaming, there has also been a massive influx of quality racing games for mobile devices. After all, who doesn’t like burning rubber, grinding metal, nitrous boosts, drifting, outrunning opponents and speeding cars? Here are the 5 best racing games for Android. Let’s get cranking!Read more »
  • Bank4you - a new virtual bank for travellers will launch in October

    M Faisal
    13 Aug 2014 | 12:20 pm
    A new player has joined the online-banking market, the British Bank4you, which obtained the FCA license in London. The bank has its headquarter there as well. Bank for you is an Internet banking service designed for those who often travel and need a worldwide banking solution. Bank4you has started its activity on European and Asian markets and is planning to expand it to the CIS countries, the Middle East, North and South America. Thus modern Bank4you will make it possible for its customers to get financial services on favorable terms, wherever they are. “We see our niche clear. First of…
  • 5 Best iPhone Games of 2014

    M Faisal
    11 Aug 2014 | 12:34 pm
    If you are an iPhone owner and game fanatic, then it is pretty hard to keep a check on all the new games on the App Store. Each day dozens of apps get approved by the App Store editorial team, while several of them are rejected. Therefore, today I’m going to share 5 best iPhone games of 2014 that are worthy to give them a try.Read more »
  • Increase your Sales Reps Productivity using Salesforce

    M Faisal
    12 Jul 2014 | 6:31 am
    Every sales manager asks himself these questions. What is the best way to motivate my sales team and how can I keep talents from going to another company? In theory, the answer is very simple. Appreciate your team and show them recognition for what they accomplish. Unfortunately, you mayunwillingly forget about this important thing or you might not know exactly how to do it. Luckily for you, there are some basic things you can do that really work.Read more »
  • Zmartframe transforms your Monitor into a Touchscreen and Android PC

    M Faisal
    11 Jul 2014 | 11:39 am
    There is no doubt at all about the effectiveness of the touchscreens as they are way more flexible and intuitive than the traditional mouse and keyboard. Nowadays touchscreens are pretty common, thanks to the smartphones, but still most of the laptops and monitors are not touch supported and if you want to buy laptops with touchscreens or touch LCD monitor, then you have to pay a lot of money. However, using Zmartframe you can easily and cost-effectively transform your monitor into touchscreen and Android PC.Read more »
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    Darling Stewie

  • TWIP: Summer camp, Knoebels, and pumpkin fever

    Leslie Hunsinger
    7 Aug 2014 | 6:37 am
    It is a huge pet peeve of mine when my blog gets under updated because other things in my life take over. And I’m at the point where I also had to shut down my Etsy store because of all … Continue reading →
  • Get the IGGPPC to the Geekies

    Leslie Hunsinger
    16 Jul 2014 | 7:30 am
    We did it! We really did it! A panel of judges picked The International Geek Girl Pen Pals Club as a finalist in the category of “Websites/Blogs” and we might win a coveted Geekie Award! What does that mean? That … Continue reading →
  • 10 things I wish I could have told myself when I was 21

    Leslie Hunsinger
    10 Jul 2014 | 9:05 am
    I just turned 29 on June 27th, and that means the next big birthday is 30. I hear this birthday tends to give people breakdowns, and existential crises, and many other assorted not so good things – but as for … Continue reading →
  • My kawaii, colorful and whimsical tattoos

    Leslie Hunsinger
    5 Jul 2014 | 3:23 pm
    My grandma requested to see my tattoos, so here you have it! A tokidoki bird with a sweet cupcake and some sugary sweets. The bird is perched on a cherry blossom branch and a full moon is behind it. I … Continue reading →
  • Daily Outfit: Miss Kitty

    Leslie Hunsinger
    28 Jun 2014 | 11:44 am
    I have been meaning to post more Daily Outfit posts but just haven’t had the time or energy. And now I finally have forced myself to get something going, so here it is! I wanted a chance to show off … Continue reading →
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    Geeks Zine

  • JQuery Infinite Scroll within a DIV Without Pagination

    9 Aug 2014 | 8:58 am
    I got a task today to add an infinite scroll within a DIV without pagination. I checked several JQuery plugins but none of the plugin fit on my requirements. So, I decided to write a small hack. Here is the code: Few Notes Change this code divPlacement -= 300; if you to load contents before […] Read more: JQuery Infinite Scroll within a DIV Without Pagination
  • Top 5 Games Based On Black History

    Godfrey Wambani
    12 Mar 2014 | 5:31 am
    Video games go beyond just fulfilling entertainment needs. There is a touch of reality as seen in the Black History games. The games are considered educative as they turn back the hands of time to give you a test of history. Read more: Top 5 Games Based On Black History
  • Collection of Free WordPress Bootstrap Admin Themes Collection to Download

    6 Mar 2014 | 9:00 am
    Because of its popularity its also being used by NASA and in CNBC. Today we are sharing a number of free WordPress Bootstrap admin themes for download. Read more: Collection of Free WordPress Bootstrap Admin Themes Collection to Download
  • Classic Titles That The Video Game History Has Cruelly Overlooked

    Christopher Austin
    20 Feb 2014 | 7:40 am
    2013 was an epic year for gamers all around the world. I was over excited about the release of Battlefield 4. I have spent hundreds of hours playing Battlefield 3 and I don’t think there’s a single map I haven’t played yet or a single vehicle I haven’t gotten in yet. It was legendary. Well, […] Read more: Classic Titles That The Video Game History Has Cruelly Overlooked
  • Google’s Guest Blogging Changes – Is Guest Blogging for SEO or Not?

    4 Feb 2014 | 9:25 am
    Over time, sites that have regularly accepted guest blogs have found themselves on SEO company databases marked as ‘guest friendly’ sites. This leads to even more spam-heavy, specific content creation sites inundating them with requests. Read more: Google’s Guest Blogging Changes – Is Guest Blogging for SEO or Not?
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    The Talking Geek

  • Free ArcGIS Training Online from Esri

    Kyle Souza
    19 Aug 2014 | 1:19 pm
    There are currently 26 free “Web Courses” available from Esri.  I am a huge fan of these courses, they are well organized, provide a certificate of completion, and actually teach you usable things.  Web Courses utilize informational videos, reading material, interactive videos, and quizzes to teach an reenforce concepts and skills.  These free classes on ArcMap and other Esri technologies are a great way to get introduced to the software, prepare for an exam,  and/or “refresh” yourself and get certificates on things you’ve learned before. Here are the 26…
  • Of Procs and Percentages

    Kyle Souza
    20 Jul 2014 | 1:08 pm
    In Marvel War of Heroes many cards have an Ability. Each Ability is paired with a Usage stat, the Usage defines the likeliness of an ability activating in battle. In gaming circles the Usage is commonly referred to as the “Proc Rate”. Based on my personal experiences, talking with other players, and performing online research here is what I have deduced: 1. There is a specific percentage of likeliness for each proc rate. 2. Ability level augments the proc rate slightly. 3. Card rarity augments the proc rate further. 4. Card position within your deck augments proc rate as well. Base…
  • MW Cleaners Coupon – Clean One Shirt, Get One Cleaned FREE!

    Kyle Souza
    10 Jun 2014 | 3:39 pm
    Here is my favorite monthly coupon from MW cleaners thus far, Dry Clean one Men’s or Women’s shirt, get the 2nd one cleaned for FREE!  I took 16 shirts in (it had been a few weeks since I took any) and only had to pay for eight!  It is only good for five (5) more days, so don’t delay! Here is the “Buy One Get One Free” coupon: Each month a new coupon is posted by MW Cleaners on their site on the “Monthly Specials” page, You can get a reminder of the coupons in an email by signing up on this page. The…
  • Adding Numbers in Sequence to a Field in Excel

    Kyle Souza
    7 May 2014 | 11:12 am
    As part of a larger project where I had to delete overlapping polygons in ArcGIS and then give them all a unique number within specific boundaries utilizing attribute information from another layer which it overlapped geographically I figured out this little trick for creating a sequence of numbers in excel based on a run of numbers in another column. I think some examples will help explain better. I have a list, it is about twenty thousand rows long (not exaggerating) so I will use just a snippet here. Column B ND15909720 ND16009501 ND16009501 ND16009501 ND16009501 ND16009501 ND16009501…
  • Curse of the Mutants: Storm & Gambit

    Kyle Souza
    15 Apr 2014 | 12:37 pm
    In this Marvel 1-Shot Gambit and Storm are sent on a covert op to Vampire Island in the Mediterranean to recover the body of Dracula (they already have his head). Here’s an overview of the “Curse of the Mutants” story line from Google Books “A human bomb explodes in San Francisco’s Union Square. Dozens are covered in blood. Jubilee is one of them. The former X-Man soon falls victim to a strange manufactured virus – all part of the plan of Xarus, son of Dracula! Xarus is the new lord of the vampires, having slain his father, and he has an ultimatum for the…
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    Agents of Geek

  • Win a TOY STORY OF TERROR Blu-ray

    Jim Napier
    28 Aug 2014 | 10:45 am
    Here's your chance to win one spooky prize pack. Enter to win a Toy Story of TERROR DVD and exclusive toys. The post Win a TOY STORY OF TERROR Blu-ray appeared first on Agents of Geek by Jim Napier. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • PS Plus: September Preview Free Games

    Johnny Ketchum
    28 Aug 2014 | 7:24 am
    PS Plus members always get the good stuff! Here's the list of free games for the month of September. The post PS Plus: September Preview Free Games appeared first on Agents of Geek by Johnny Ketchum. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • How Mobile Sports Apps Are Changing the World

    Agents of Geek
    27 Aug 2014 | 4:45 am
    Mobile sports apps are changing the world. In the current climate nearly everyone person of the developed world has a smartphone, reports suggest that by the time 2014 is out there will be... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • The Weekly Pull List: 8/27/2014 FABLES, GREEN LANTERN, SUPERMAN, and BOB’S BURGERS

    Graydon Sinclair
    26 Aug 2014 | 9:40 pm
    Rafael and I have a pretty good amount of stuff coming in on this week’s pull list. As usual Image makes a strong appearance followed by Marvel and DC/Veritgo. One of my all time favorite comic... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • LEVIATHAN Blu-ray Review

    Jim Napier
    26 Aug 2014 | 3:43 pm
    Shout Factory is the best when it comes to giving overlooked cult classics new life on home video. They've done that once again with the release of Leviathan on Blu-ray. The post LEVIATHAN Blu-ray... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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  • Netflix Is The New Binging – How Netflix Is Changing Television

    Rob Boyle
    28 Aug 2014 | 6:27 am
    Original article on GHL website - Netflix Is The New Binging – How Netflix Is Changing Television Netflix Is The New Binging – How Netflix Is Changing Television If you had asked somebody five years ago to define the word ‘binge’, they would probably have replied in terms of eating or drinking. They’d speak of heavy three-day drinking ‘binges’, of bulimic ‘binging and purging’ with food. The word was used almost exclusively to pertain to physical consumption of food or drink. Not so today. Single-handedly, one film-and-TV streaming service has expanded the parameters…
  • 15 Amazing Android Icon Packs

    Rob Boyle
    11 Aug 2014 | 2:50 am
    Original article on GHL website - 15 Amazing Android Icon PacksHere’s a collection of some amazing android icons packs that you can download to your Android phone. Some are available as a direct download from the Google Play Store but most of them require being manually installed. Just click the image to be taken to the source!
  • EA Sports FIFA Ultimate Team (FUT)

    Rob Boyle
    22 Jul 2014 | 3:13 am
    Original article on GHL website - EA Sports FIFA Ultimate Team (FUT)FIFA Ulitimate Team Improvements The recent trailer for EA Sports’ FIFA 15, as always, looked fantastic. Gameplay looks silky smooth and with next-generation consoles, player intelligence should be at never before seen heights. FIFA 15 is a very big release for EA, it could be the football game to finally break the US market. The World Cup is boosting football’s profile over in the States. Their recent match against Portugal was watched by a record 25million people, and despite them not being fancied with bet365 the U.S.
  • Who will you back to win Wimbledon?

    Rob Boyle
    7 Jul 2014 | 2:40 am
    Original article on GHL website - Who will you back to win Wimbledon?Who will you back to win Wimbledon? England may be out of the World Cup, but fear not, Wimbledon’s only just begun and Andy Murray, last year’s hero, returns to the Wimbledon’s centre court to defend his title. We don’t have to pretend we’re still interested in the football without a UK team to back; we can simply switch our affections and our TV viewing to tennis and get behind our beloved Murray. Obviously, there’s no sure thing when it comes to tennis, but Betfair and other betting sites certainly seem to…
  • Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus Rift will inspire new breed of virtual reality

    Alan McMahon
    23 Jun 2014 | 12:10 pm
    Original article on GHL website - Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus Rift will inspire new breed of virtual reality by  Phillie Casablanca It was two and a half months ago that Facebook revealed their $2billion leap of faith with virtual reality concepts, buy announcing the acquisition of Oculus VR, the most advance virtual reality headset available on the market today. This ground-breaking development makes clear one thing, the world, or Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg at least, believe virtual reality to be the next conquest in computing platforms and why shouldn’t it be? The…
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  • EaseUS Todo Backup Review

    25 Aug 2014 | 1:01 pm
    Have you ever had a computer crash at your home or office and been left without any backup? If not, let me just be frank: it is one of the worst things that can happen. Seeing that I work from home, a few years ago this happened to me and I was out data, articles, contacts, everything. All gone, overnight when my computer crashed and I could not get back any of the data. It does not matter if you are just a home computer user or a business man, backing up your computer is a must. Most people in the USA backup their data less than once a year which is alarming when they have so much to lose. I…
  • All About The Sepura Earpiece

    20 Aug 2014 | 8:22 pm
    Sepura is a well known UK based company that manufactures plc designs, digital mobile radios, applications and systems used for communication. They have been consistent producers and their systems are evident in many sectors including security, fire service, ambulance and alarms, transport, airport, mining among many others. Their two way radios are perhaps the most renowned products used in several countries. Sepura radio earpiece is one of the accessories bought along with Sepura radios. It is specifically designed to allow fluid communication by reducing background noise and focusing the…
  • Designing a site for a specific age group

    11 Aug 2014 | 3:13 pm
    Diversity is a very important web design element for any successful business. If your website is aimed at a specific age group you will need to ensure that it is structured in an attractive way to that particular group of people. It should also be readable to the right age group. If you are designing a website for a client that wants a certain age group targeted, finding innovative ways in which to focus on that group of people is essential. Web development targeting certain age groups will need to focus on a variety of factors such as psychological aspects, the user interface presented and…
  • Navigation For A 6 Thousand Mile Road Trip

    1 Aug 2014 | 6:45 pm
    As I am nearing the end of a 6 thousand mile road trip, I thought I would take the time to update this blog to tell you about a device that has simply saved me much time and anger. This device is none other than my Tom Tom GPS. Over the time of the vacation the girlfriend and I have used this every single day with one small hiccup which I will go over. If you are looking to grab a quick discount, you can check out what is offered at So what makes Tom Tom different than all the other brands of GPS or Global Positioning Systems that are on the…
  • How 2 Way Radios Work

    10 Jul 2014 | 6:40 pm
    To put it simply, a two way radio is a device that can both receive and transmit voice messages. In broader terms, it can be said that most wireless communication, and it may include cellular systems, fall under the definition. However, these days, 2 way radio is a term to describe radio system for group call communication. The two way radio comes in several technical names such as Public Access Mobile Radio, Private Mobile Radio, Land Mobile Radio and Professional Mobile Radio. These present times, 2 way radios are often called “walkie talkies”. There are several kinds of two way…
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    Adventures in Poor Taste

  • 10 Count! Wrestling-Themed Sitcom Episodes

    James Martinez
    29 Aug 2014 | 10:14 am
    With the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards having recently aired, it’s only fitting that I take a look at the ten best wrestling-themed sitcom episodes in TV history. As in situational comedy; no one-hour dramas or animated shows. None of which feature Hulk Hogan surprisingly enough. 10. City Guys The short-lived, urban Saved by the Bell definitely stayed true to the gritty street vibe it was trying to shoot for by opting for an ECW wrestler like Rob Van Dam to guest star. (If they really wanted to keep it street, the show’s producers would’ve gotten New Jack. Pussies.) One of the main…
  • Panels in Poor Taste: 8/29/14 – Creationist Farts and Splitting Headaches

    Adventures in Poor Taste
    29 Aug 2014 | 8:33 am
    Saga #22 Written Brian K. Vaughan | Art by Fiona Staples Dave: This is not helping atheists any. Dog: Take a look, all you knobs who want “intelligent design” taught in schools. You let one creation myth in, you gotta take ‘em all. Jordan: Hey look! A reject from Xanadu! Sean: You don’t wanna know how she makes black holes. Army of Darkness: Ash Gets Hitched #2 Written Steve Niles | Art by Nacho Tenorio Dave: Ugh, the pain must be head splitting. ::rimshot:: Jordan: Hmm… I’m not sure if I like that. It’s kind of giving me a headache sir. Sean: Ash’s landscaping: cutting…
  • To The Bitter End: Chapter One

    Russ Whiting
    28 Aug 2014 | 3:55 am
    People argue all the time. Tom and his fiancee Jessa are no different. Their latest fight has caused Jessa to stay at her parents’ summer home in a neighboring town. When Tom decides to pay her an unannounced visit, he sets off a chain of events that will forever change their lives. He hated himself for calling back right after she hung up the phone, acting like some kind of nutjob. Look at how she instigated, though. Said, “Someone’s at the door.” Click. No names, no explanation. Like that was normal fucking behavior for midnight on a Tuesday. Or any day for that matter. Not even…
  • Is It Good? Wildfire #3 Review

    Jordan Richards
    27 Aug 2014 | 8:09 pm
    See all reviews of Wildfire (2)A lot of things have been happening in Wildfire since our last review. Have things gotten any better? Is it good? Wildfire #3 (Top Cow Productions) Buy From Amazon A giant fire broke out in Los Angeles due to a lack of water and a gigantic growth in weeds and dandelions (which also provide plenty of material for the fire to continue burning with). The firefighters are having no luck with containing the fire, other plants are now getting infected and growing out of control as well, and things only seem to be getting worse. Dan Miller is trying his best to figure…
  • Is It Good? Star Spangled War Stories Featuring GI Zombie #2 Review

    Jordan Richards
    27 Aug 2014 | 1:37 pm
    See all reviews of Star Spangled War Stories Featuring GI Zombie (2)While it wasn’t without its problems, I was quite entertained by the first issue of Star Spangled War Stories. I’m hoping for the same level of quality with this next issue, but is that what I’m gonna get? Is it good? Star Spangled War Stories Featuring GI Zombie #2 (DC Comics) Buy From Amazon G.I. Zombie and Cameron put their plan into action to stop these evil terrorist bikers. Cameron heads into their headquarters undercover, while G.I. watches her back from the outside. They need to destroy these…
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    flayrah - furry food for thought

  • Review: 'Ethan the Meteor Hunter' for PC

    30 Aug 2014 | 3:18 am
    Ethan the Meteor Hunter is an action puzzle game developed by Seaven Studios. The blurb for the game on Steam's store page is as follows: Freeze time and manipulate the world with endless possibilities: build the solution YOU want where nothing is scripted and levels can be solved in multiple ways. When Super Meat Boy meets Braid, you may die repeatedly and enjoy it! I'm certainly one for setting high bars and lofty goals for one's self, but the question is now installed. Did this game succeed in taking the best of Super Meat Boy and Braid and blending them together, or did it fall short?
  • Review: 'Watchers' by Dean Koontz

    27 Aug 2014 | 12:49 am
    Dean Koontz first came to the public’s attention in the early 1970s. He was originally considered a science-fiction author (his 1975 far-future Nightmare Journey contains talking evolved descendents of animals), but he soon established a reputation as one of the leading authors of horror/suspense fiction with s-f, fantasy, or supernatural elements. Watchers, his most popular novel, straddles the border between science-fiction and “realistic” suspense fiction involving genetic engineering. In a detailed analysis in Critical Companions to Popular Contemporary Writers (1996), Joan G.
  • Three comic book reviews: Pull List #23 ('GotG', 'MLP:FiM' and 'TMNT')

    27 Aug 2014 | 12:03 am
    We’ve got three issues from what are becoming the core books of this Pull List series of articles. The oldest title in the series is Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, which has been around since the first Pull List and 14 issues have appeared in 14 other pull lists, counting this one. Eight spin-off issues, including the original Micro-Series, the Villains Micro-Series and The Secret History of the Foot Clan have also appeared in seven Pull Lists, bringing the total TMNT number to 23 issues in 22 Pull Lists. My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic began at the beginning with #1 in Pull List #6.
  • Review: 'Claws and Starships' by M.C.A. Hogarth (by Tarl 'Voice' Hoch)

    26 Aug 2014 | 11:14 pm
    When the results of Earth's genetic experiments fled for their makers, they took their own name as they left humanity behind; centuries later, the Pelted have spread into a multi-world alliance of cultures and languages, cribbed from Terra or created whole-cloth. Claws and Starships collects six stories of the Pelted, ranging from the humor of a xenoanthropologist on the wrong side of mythology to more serious works considering the implications of genetic engineering in a far-future classroom seeded with the children of those laboratories. Come stamp your passport and visit the worlds of the…
  • It's about time for a 'Mr. Peabody and Sherman' review

    25 Aug 2014 | 6:37 pm
    I had a friend in high school whose name began with an “S”. This friend, as it may not surprise readers to find out, was more than a bit geeky and nerdy. His name was not Sherman, but my dad once admitted to often forgetting his real name and replacing it in his mind with Sherman. He was reminded of the character from the old The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show segment “Mr. Peabody’s Improbable History”. I never really cared much for that old show, and I don’t know if dad was actually a fan of it, or just found it unavoidable during his own childhood and adolescence. I doubt he’d…
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    The Verbal Spew Review

  • [GAME] My Eyes, The Goggles Do Nothing.

    11 Aug 2014 | 12:29 pm
    If I were a mother and my blog was my child Social Services would have taken it away from me a long time ago. Luckily, something arrived in the mail today that could potentially replace said child. I’ll just leave this here… I will be secretly filming every single person who stops by to try it. I’ll be back soon. V.  
  • Chats With Dad

    20 Jun 2014 | 5:51 am
    As I was spending some quality time with the old man watching the World Cup last Sunday, which also happened to be Father’s Day, I noted, rather belatedly, that many blogs were doing something special to mark the occasion. So, at half-time, I decided to interview my own father and get his very “unique” take on the world of film. Armed with my phone to record his pearls, I set to asking him a few questions about his personal favourites. For the faint of heart I must caution, however. Those of you who believe my sense of political correctness to be sorely lacking, I must warn…
  • [FILM] A Million Ways To Die In The West

    18 Jun 2014 | 5:26 am
    “I know this is going to sound a little harsh, but I find MacFarlane funnier when I can’t see him.” Albert Stark (Seth MacFarlane) is a pretty useless sheep farmer who lives in Arizona circa 1882. He despises the frontier and decries the poor conditions at every opportunity. He’s so consumed with hate for where he lives that it seems to have stifled his ambition, and all he wants to do is bitch and moan. Things get so bad that his girlfriend Louise (Amanda Seyfried) dumps him within the first five minutes of the film. He goes boozing with his pals Edward (Giovanni…
  • [FILM] Cuban Fury

    17 Jun 2014 | 3:55 am
     “The story was, as you might guess, very predictable, but I don’t hold that against it.” As a child, Bruce Garrett (Nick Frost) was a salsa dancing champion. He had feet of flames; Le Passion his constant companion. That is until something awful happened to him on his way to Nationals. Something so devastating that he hung up his one inch heels for good. Fast forward twenty-five years later and Bruce is over-weight and under-confident. Enter stage-left a sexy, salsa-loving new boss lady to reignite his former flame and force him back into the ballroom. Being a fan of salsa,…
  • [NEWS] The Monday Spew (16th June 2014)

    16 Jun 2014 | 7:25 am
    What a busy week this has been. Let us skip the usual preamble though, shall we, and get down to brass business. — SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY – Excited gamers everywhere embraced their inner fanboys and girls last week as E3 kicked off. We tuned in from all over the world to salivate over the trailers, previews and reveals that developers and publishers mete out to us in painfully small, but explosive doses. For me, this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo turned out to be far more interesting than the last, despite the next-gen announcements it heralded. What with glimpses of…
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    The Geekiary

  • Doctor Who 8×2 Review: Into the Dalek

    Undie Girl
    30 Aug 2014 | 2:14 pm
    Is the Doctor a good man? It is one of the key questions at the heart of this show. Is the Doctor a good man? Only two episodes in and this series hasn’t exactly been subtle in its quest to delve into the dark side of the Doctor. After a lackluster opener this was Peter Capaldi’s first real adventure as the Doctor, so it was fitting that he was pitted against the Daleks. Nothing exposes the Doctor’s personality better than an encounter with his oldest enemy. “Into the Dalek” was better than last week’s offering but there is something about this series that is still falling flat.
  • Yokozawa Takafumi no Baai Review

    Angel K
    30 Aug 2014 | 11:03 am
    Yokozawa Takafui no Baai is based off the series of light novels that are related to the Sekai-Ichi Hatsukoi manga (I recommended the SekaKoi anime in my first Yaoi Recommendation series here).  It takes a character  in SekaKoi  whom I was originally didn’t like for his somewhat antagonistic nature towards the protagonist and makes him into an incredibly sympathetic character.  Yokozawa is given a surprisingly fluffy domestic story of his own that has made him one of my favorite characters in the SekaKoi franchise.  The pairing of Yokozawa with Kirishima Zen has been dubbed…
  • And the Fangirls (sort of) Rejoiced: Agent Carter Casts a Couple of Cute Boys

    Undie Girl
    30 Aug 2014 | 10:55 am
    Fangirls are pretty much ready to eat up everything that comes from Marvel’s upcoming series Agent Carter. Partially because we’re really ready for a female led Marvel commodity but also because Peggy Carter is such a fabulous character that we can’t get enough of her. The news that Dollhouse alum, Enver Gjokaj, and former teen heartthrob, Chad Michael Murray, have been cast was met with mostly positive responses (via The Hollywood Reporter). Did you watch Dollhouse? The show was not without it’s issues but Enver Gjokaj’s performance was not one of them, that boy is seriously…
  • “Underworld” Reboot! Are We Ready?

    29 Aug 2014 | 4:24 am
    A reboot for the Underworld film franchise is reportedly in the works. I was surprised by the news. For me Kate Beckinsale as the kick-ass vampire, Selene, made the franchise. So, will the studio reboot the franchise like Fox did with X-Men or scarp everything and start anew? Let’s take a look! The first film in the franchise was released in 2003 and it was able to gross approximately $95 million on a budget of $22 million. The box-office numbers were quite impressive for a film that had a sole female lead and was about a war between vampires and werewolves. It was followed by three more…
  • Summer Cosplay Series 1×11: Becca

    Tara Lynne
    29 Aug 2014 | 2:03 am
      For Dragon Con week, I bring you Becca – a cosplayer who, thanks to our mutual love for The Walking Dead, I actually met at Dragon Con last year! Becca is a Georgia native and she and I co-admin the Dragon Con Walking Dead Costuming Group on Facebook.   When did you start cosplaying, and what – or who – convinced you to start? I first started actually cosplaying when I was about 14 years old. My best friend from middle school got me into it – I thought it was so cool that she got to be in the Dragon Con parade dressed up as a Jedi or Ewok.   Did you always…
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    Fangirl Review

  • Marvel Universe Live Review

    26 Aug 2014 | 3:56 am
    Marvel Universe Live is a Theatrical Production stemming from the successful Marvel Studio Based Films. The show focuses on The X-Men, Avengers, and Spiderman (Sorry No Guardians). The script takes pieces from past movies and combines them to produce a decent show. Be warned, this is not an adult created event. The target audience are the 3 -13 years old and their parents who knocks them over for a seat. My son is 11 and he consistently mentioned wiring to support the actors whole performance = bored. The are no slow spots during the show. I do suggest to make sure to be on time because…
  • True Blood S7 Ep.10 “Thank You” SERIES FINALE

    25 Aug 2014 | 6:01 pm
    Recap: Jessica and Hoyt get married.  Bill leaves his house to Andy in his will, so Jessica and Hoyt can live there when he dies.  Pam and Eric set Gus on fire, kill his men, and take Sarah.  They plan to sell New Blood themselves.  Sookie agrees to kill Bill, but does not want to use the last of her powers to do it, so she stakes him.  Three years later: Everyone gathers for a Thanksgiving dinner.  Jason and Bridget are together with children.  Jessica and Hoyt are still together.  Sam and his wife are also still together, as are Lafayette and…
  • Marvel vs DC Movie lineup

    25 Aug 2014 | 2:30 am
    Hey Everyone, I am sure we are all excited for all the many super hero movies that are slated to be released. I wanted to pull together a list of all those movies. For arguments sake I will mention the movies not owned by Marvel but containing Marvel characters as part of the Marvel world. 2015Avengers: Age of Ulton - 05/01/2015Fantastic Four - 06/19/2015Ant-Man 07/17/20152016Captain America 3 - 03/06/2016Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice - 03/25/2016X-Men: Apocalypse - 05/27/2016Untitled Marvel Film - 07/08/2016Untitled DC Film 08/05/2016Amazing Spiderman: The Sinister Six -…
  • Teen Wolf S4, Ep, 10 "Monstrous" Recap

    24 Aug 2014 | 5:28 pm
    Important Moments: Show starts with a woman being and man being chased. There are arrows flying and they end up in the middle of the football field. Kira jumps out of nowhere and slashes all the arrows and tells the couple to run. Stiles is in the hospital recovering. Stiles has the tape from Mrs. Martin and asks for a tape player from Mrs. McCall. Mr. Stilinski is trying to interrogate Meredith. Lydiaquestions if she is competent enough to be charged. They realize they need to stop the money not just the dead pool. Wolves are now hanging out at the vet shop. Kira and Scott have a moment.
  • Seconds: A Graphic Novel

    22 Aug 2014 | 1:47 pm
    The Serenity prayer says, “God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference.” But what if you didn't have to accept the things you couldn't change? What if there was a way to fix the things you wanted change from your past? Would know what would make your life better? Would you even like the new life your change created? These are questions encountered by Seconds main character Katie.Katie is an amazing chef who is in the process of opening her own restaurant while living in the upstairs apartment of the…
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  • Chloë Grace Moretz Says Piracy Killed ‘Kick-Ass 3′

    Gamehowl News Feed
    28 Aug 2014 | 10:35 am
    The original Kick-Ass made Chloë Grace Moretz a household name, but Kick-Ass 2 didn’t fare quite so well with moviegoers. Now Moretz says Kick-Ass 3 isn’t happening at all, and it’s all because of the “fanboys” who wouldn’t pay for the movie. Hit the jump to read her comments on Kick-Ass piracy. The post Chloë Grace Moretz Says Piracy Killed […]
  • Assassin’s Creed Unity delayed to Nov. 11

    Gamehowl News Feed
    28 Aug 2014 | 9:30 am
    Ubisoft has decided to push back the release of the upcoming Assassin’s Creed Unity from October 28th to November 11th. On the delay, Ubisoft released this statement: “This being a fully next-gen game, it requires a lot of work, a lot of production, and a lot of learning,” saidUnity senior producer Vincent Pontbriand. “It’s always hard […]
  • ‘Wolverine’ Star Joins ‘Arrow’ in Katana Recasting

    Gamehowl News Feed
    28 Aug 2014 | 9:30 am
    Time for a casting shakeup. The CW’s ‘Arrow’ will now star Rila Fukushima (The Wolverine) as Katana in season 3, after Devon Aoki dropped out due to scheduling conflicts. For anyone familiar with The Outsiders, a DC superhero team that was made up of awesome, Katana is a critical character in the team’s mythos. Read […]
  • ‘Iron Man 3′: Ben Kingsley Teases ‘The Real Mandarin’

    Gamehowl News Feed
    28 Aug 2014 | 9:30 am
    The Mandarin’s role in Iron Man 3 provided a neat(and perhaps necessary in this day and age) little plot twist for fans of the film and comics. Generally regarded as Iron Man’s greatest foe, The Mandarin was expected to be something of a terrorist with connections to the Ten Rings, the group that kidnapped Tony […]
  • Apple’s next iPhone event confirmed for September 9th

    Gamehowl News Feed
    28 Aug 2014 | 9:30 am
    We’ve been hearing rumblings about an iPhone 6 event next month for some time now, but Apple has made it official: the company’s next affair will indeed be held on September 9th. What are you hoping to see revealed on the ninth? Read Full Story…
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    Geeks On Site

  • Microsoft Office VBA macro viruses are BACK!

    4 Aug 2014 | 8:15 am
    The VBA (Virtual Basic for Applications) Retro Macro Viruses are back. These were a plague in the late 1990s involving infected Word and Excel files. Users opening an infected document were exposed to malicious code that infected Windows PCs.   This time these viruses are using social engineering to trick users into opening infected attachments with “trojan codes.”   VBA macros were extinct in recent years, thanks largely to security improvements in their chief target: Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word and Excel.  Now they’re getting a second wind as a…
  • The importance of having firewalls!

    8 Jul 2014 | 9:43 am
    Firewall is a software or hardware device that protects your computer from being attacked over the internet by hackers, viruses, and worms. This may occur either at a large corporate network, or simply at a small home network; both have the same security issues. Having a firewall in each company’s internet connection allows the business to setup online rules for the users. For example, with the firewall the company can control the access to certain websites, giving it the control of how employees use the network. These are the different ways of how a firewall controls the online activities:…
  • Important Computer Maintenance Steps!

    27 Jun 2014 | 8:56 am
    Taking care of the basics on your computer is essential if you want your machine to run smoothly and live a long and healthy live. There are certain tasks that you still need to do in order to have a good relationship with your Windows computer and keep your computer running at top speed for several years. -Download and maintain anti-virus and anti-spyware software on your computer. Even though anti-virus tools used to be the most known prevention software required to maintain a healthy computer, anti-spyware has become even more important over the years. -Do a registry cleanup regularly to…
  • Geeks on Site Launches New Training Plus Service

    27 Jun 2014 | 7:47 am
    Wednesday, June 27th, 2014 - Geeks on Site, a nationwide premium computer repair and service company, announced today the addition of a new service to its portfolio. Training Plus service, with 2 hours block at a discounted price, is the new offering the company has launched to empower its customers. The Geeks on Site new Training Plus Service will assist customers with any computer topic they request, from the basic to the advanced. George Otte, Geeks on Site President & CEO, said “We will help our customers feel comfortable and updated with today’s computer programs and software;…
  • 3rd Windows 8 Tutorial

    3 Jun 2014 | 7:01 am
    Windows 8 Operating System with new Keyboard Shortcuts for greater efficiency.
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    The History of Bad Ideas Podcast

  • Episode 34---Amish Walkabout

    Jason Brigger and Jeff Nau
    28 Aug 2014 | 12:50 pm
    The gang welcome Kristin Hale from into the BOB Studio!  Kristin discusses her trip to LA for the Guardians of the Galaxy movie premiere and her interviews with all the stars, including Chris Pratt!  The gang recasts a new version of the Golden Girls and discuss why they can't stop watching Dating Naked!  Jeff is shocked by the box office due of Sin City 2 and Kristin tries to figure out the fictional Amish reality shows.  The gang review a new independent short film, Cassandra, and discuss the worst Top 5 Reality Shows of all time!
  • Episode 33--Gen Con Invades the BOB Studio!

    Jason Brigger and Jeff Nau
    21 Aug 2014 | 5:40 pm
    Blake, Jeff and Jason are back from Gen Con in Indianapolis and have the good and bad of everything at the convention!  Blake discusses his four-day marathon of RPG playing, while Jeff and Jason discuss all the demos they played!  The guys discuss the latest idea from Oomba along with the latest in geek news, including Star Wars.  Robyn Hood is the latest independent comic book to be reviewed and tensions rise as the guys draft a new Gilligan's Island crew!  The guys close out the show with their favorite male and female cosplayers and why people need to shower when they…
  • Episode 32--A Special Event: HOBI Interviews Oomba, the Future of the RPG Tournaments!

    Jason Brigger and Jeff Nau
    19 Aug 2014 | 6:26 am
    A special episode of HOBI as Jeff, Jason and Blake sit down and interview Michael Williams, CEO of Oomba and discuss the future of tournament play in RPGs and board games! HOBI taped this at Gen Con 2014 and Mr. Williams will leave you excited about the future of Oomba and RPGs!
  • Episode 31--Smells Like 12-inches of Vanilla

    Jason Brigger and Jeff Nau
    13 Aug 2014 | 5:29 pm
    Jeff, Jason and Blake welcome Movie Reviewer to the Stars, Paul Dittman to the BOB Studio!  The guys discuss their excitement of going to GenCon this upcoming weekend and discuss if they rather be on Naked and Afraid or Naked and Dating!  Blake and Paul decide to start their own morning radio show and Jeff describes the "perks" of working at an overnight film processing company! The guys discuss the latest geek news including Batman v. Superman, Daredevil and Mission: Impossible 5 and if DC is in a losing battle with Marvel over the latest superhero movies.  Paul reviews Chef…
  • Episod 30---Weekend at Cobain's!

    Jason Brigger and Jeff Nau
    8 Aug 2014 | 6:26 pm
    Blake is back from his "suspension" and joins Jeff and Jason along with special guest, Bob Holt from the Culture Babble podcast!  The guys draft a new version of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and debate if Hercules really is a dud a the box office!  Jeff and Jason debate the future of King Arthur in film while Bob figures out if Andrew McCarthy is available for Weekend at Cobain's.  Blake determines if Courtney Love is on his celebrity crush list and the guys determine the Top 5 Characters they would remove from fiction (hint, Jar Jar might be on that list)!  Take a…
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    Random Asian Guy

  • Review – Amazing Spider-Man 2

    27 Aug 2014 | 6:09 pm
    Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone are back for another Spidey adventure. Is this sequel amazing? or just plain boring? This review contains major plot elements. Spoilers are blurred until hover and click on it: Like this “You know what it is I love about being Spider-Man? Everything!” However, the same cannot be said about “watching” the Amazing Spider-Man 2. At times, the pacing of the movie seems disjointed and some scenes drag on for too long. The major issue in this film is it tries too hard to set up the upcoming Sinister-Six film. Electro, Green Goblin (Maybe…
  • Chi-Square Test and RNG Fairness

    25 Aug 2014 | 8:13 pm
    A quick tutorial for novice statisticians or computer scientists to quickly ensure a random number generator is fair by using the Chi-Square test. To make sure a random number generator is fair, and the distribution of the random numbers is uniform. One can apply frequency tests to check the RNG distribution. There are many tests available. My personal favorite frequency test is the Chi-Square test. The Chi-Square test is very simple, and should only take a few minutes to learn Side note: other test I loved to use is the Kolmogorov-Smirnov test. Maybe in the future, I will write…
  • Oppression Quest

    22 Aug 2014 | 1:37 pm
    A quick rant about Zoe Quinn and stupid people. If you are not familiar with the event, I would suggest don’t even bother with reading it up. If you really want to: Here is the link. Am I shocked or appalled by this kind of behavior in the gaming industry? No, This is happening in other industries as well. I am not one bit surprised that a shitty online media site and a shitty indie manipulator can do something like this. However, I am annoyed by some people’s reaction to this. If we ignore all the other allegations and just focus on what is true, one can clearly tell this Zoe…
  • Dealing with chronic surgery pain

    20 Aug 2014 | 6:03 pm
    Some advice from personal experience to deal with chronic surgery pain or Chronic post-surgical pain (CPSP). I went through an orthognathic surgery about two years ago (double jaw surgery – upper and lower jaw correction). I suffered from a football injury six years ago. I dislocated my jaw, and starting to developed crossbite. I did not suffer from TMJ/TMD (Temporomandibular Joint/Disorder), but I still decided to pursue the surgery. I spend around $16,000 for both orthodontist and Maxillofacial surgeon (around $8,000 each). Unfortunately, some side effects from the surgery still…
  • Beginners’ Guide to Amazing Spider-Man Comics

    19 Aug 2014 | 11:55 am
    To celebrate the release of Amazing Spider-Man 2 on Blu-ray and DVD, I worked out some recent jumping-on points for new Amazing Spider-Man Fans to check out the series. Like the Beginners’ Guide to X-men Comics, There are some movies I would suggest you to watch before starting with the comics. I would definitively recommend Sam Raimi’s  Spider-Man 1 & 2. and Marc Webb’s Amazing Spider-Man 1 & 2. These four movies aren’t bad, and these movies provide enough background for people to dive into the comics. For comics, I would suggest the Marvel Unlimited…
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