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Higgs Waiting ‘til November

It was announced today that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is planned to be reactivated later this year, sometime in November. Having been fascinated with t...


Looks like my car’s passenger door was ding’ed this morning. Probably intentionally. Oh well.

Open File Limit

I need to look this up every once in a while, and it’s not as easy to find as I like, so it lives here now.


Tiffany and her new 2009 Suzuki SX4 Crossover (in Sunlight Copper Metallic)! Time for a road trip!

Enlarged Tivo

I’ve had my Series3 Tivo for a little more than a year. I haven’t watched “regular” television since. Tivo is great, and HiDef Tivo is amazing. The drawback ...

New Comast: Online!

Comcast setup my new digital tv/internet/phone today. I don’t really need the phone, but adding it to the package lowered my overall price. Of course, once...

The New MacPro

Apple released a new MacPro yesterday. It’s an incremental upgrade, with not much changing other than the available CPU choices. This is the first Mac with I...


Happy Square Root Day ! Now to get it on the official company holiday list…

A Better Time Machine

I’ve been using Time Machine with my Time Capsule for over a year now, and while the system has some great features, some flaws make it nearly useless.

Power Mac G5

I’ve had my PowerMac G5 for a few years now, and I’ve been considering replacing it with a new MacPro. According to MacRumor‘s Mac Buyer’s Guide, the last ...


After a week of being apart, we are back together again!

Mac Gone. Again.

I spent this morning at the Apple store. Again. This time I was sure of my goal: to get my logicboard replaced. I sat down at the Genius Bar, and notice my n...

Mac is Back

After dropping my MacBook Pro off at Apple on Sunday night, I called Monday to make sure they had taken down my problem (since the drop-off went so quickly, ...

Sadly We Depart

Separating is hard. Even harder when you’ve become so close that you spend almost every day together. When apart you don’t know what to do. You can’t stop th...

My Mac Is Dead

Sometime Friday night, by MacBook Pro video died. Nothing on the LCD, nothing via the external video. Nothing. Reboot. Nothing. Clear NVRAM. Nothing.

Please Insert CD

When will game companies stop requiring me to insert a CDROM to play a game I own! This is especially painful for playing games on my laptop, where I reall...

Buh Bye Sirius?

…stock approaches a nickel, market cap nears $200M, talks of bankruptcy …so sad. read more , if you can stand it.

Variable Change

The movie 21 was on cable this morning, and I caught the ‘variable change’ scene. In the scene, the professor poses a scenario to the class, calling it “The ...

WordPress 2.7!

I’ve updated my WordPress install to 2.7 and made some layout/theme changes. More changes are coming.