14 Confessions Of A Staples Drone
Before you go to Staples you might want to read these 14 confessions/tips when you make that purchase. Hell I didn’t even know about 12 of these tips. (via News dugg by sean808080)
(Rolling Stone) The Record Industry's Decline --...
Record sales are tanking, and there’s no hope in sight. The major labels are struggling to reinvent their business models, even as some wonder whether it’s too late. “The record business is over,” says music attorney Peter Paterno, who represents Metallica and Dr. Dre. “The labels have wonderful assets — they just can’t make any money off them.” (via...
PC World - 100 blogs we love
Here are our favorite stops in the blogosphere, covering everything from high tech to low comedy and all manner of pursuits in between. (via News dugg by sean808080)
Cheney forced out former EPA chief
New reports today reveal former EPA head Christine Todd Whitman left the Administration because Vice President Dick Cheney pressured her to accept pro-industry coal power plant rules which threatened ghastly air pollution. (via News dugg by sean808080)
Personal Finance: Balance Your Budget With iBank...
iBank is a friendly-looking budgeting software program for Mac with a diverse set of robust features. The program lets you track spending, create budgets, schedule transactions, and more. It even lets you import Quicken files. It also looks nice. But pretty don’t come for free, iBank runs $49.99. If that’s too rich, you can also try one of these 8 Free Personal Finance Management...
Screw Your Travel Agent - DIY Flights on the Cheap
Don’t get screwed over by airlines. Know how to play the travel game at your best. Comprehensive travel planning guide with how to use Kayak, Sidestep and other sites you may not have have heard of to get the lowest price flights. (via News dugg by sean808080)
6 regular people share their tricks for staying on within their spending limits. (via sean808080’s shared items in Google Reader)
List of 745 High Paying Jobs that Don't Require a...
The list weighs hundreds of careers, looking for those which combine decent salary, a good job growth rate, and a relatively low requirement for a college degree (what we called here “degree not required”). (via News dugg by sean808080)
Elizabeth Edwards confronts Ann Coulter
During Hardball’s love in with Ann Coulter—-Elizabeth Edwards, the wife of John Edwards called in and asked her to stop lowering the bar with personal attacks in our country’s political debate. Coulter was not ready for this one… (via News dugg by sean808080)
Elizabeth Edwards Confronts Ann Coulter Live on...
Elizabeth Edwards calls in to Hardball to confront Ann Coulter, who has called John Edwards a “faggot” and yesterday said “[I]f I’m gonna say anything about John Edwards in the future, I’ll just wish he had been killed in a terrorist assassination plot.” (via News dugg by sean808080)
sean 808080: on way home to get a 3 year old child who needs a temporary placement. (via Twitter / sean 808080)
Worst Company In America: Today Is The Day Of...
Just a reminder to those of you who are following the great internet radio crisis, today is the day of Internet Radio Silence. Tim Westergren, founder of Pandora.com, writes: Ignoring all rationality and responding only to the lobbying of the RIAA, an arbitration committee in Washington DC has drastically increased the licensing fees Internet radio sites must pay to stream songs. Pandora’s...
Life at Google: The Microsoftie Perspective
The following has been making the rounds on just about every internal email list I belong to in Microsoft. Here it is to share a little insight with the rest of the world. Microsoft is an amazingly transparent company. Google is not. Any peek is a good peek. (via News dugg by sean808080)
Burning Man Goes Green! 100% Clean, Green...
Great news! Burning Man is working on shifting our entire power generation load from regular old diesel fuel to clean, green biodiesel, thanks to a very dedicated effort by Mr. Blue of Recycle Camp and many others. (via News dugg by sean808080)
Bald Eagle set to be taken off US endangered list!
Today, the bald eagle is doing well. On June 29 the bald eagle in the lower 48 states will be officially removed, or delisted, from the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Yet delisting the bald eagle from the ESA has been a decade-long process that shows how even the most well-intentioned policy can be overcome by politics and ulterior motives. (via News dugg by sean808080)
A Web App Autopsy
Particle tree looks under the hood of the popular web apps Wufoo, Blinksale, FeedBurner and RegOnline. What programming languages did they use? How long did it take them to launch? How many lines of code do they have? What were their conversions like? A must read for anyone looking at creating a start up. (via News dugg by sean808080)
How To: Backup your Mac
The MacZealots weblog runs down several ways to back up data on your Mac. Gina’s been down this road before, however MacZealots reviews a plethora of alternatives including: SuperDuper, Synk Backup, Apple Backup, iBackup, CrashPlan, and Leopard’s built-in Time Machine. Their conclusion? Like most pieces of software, there isn’t a single solution that is a perfect fit for...
7 Secrets of the Super Organized
A great post on how to get and stay organized. Keep it up Leo. (via News dugg by sean808080)
sean 808080: heading back to the city on a super crowded commuter train. its gonna be a scorcher! (via Twitter / sean 808080)
A GOP Plan To Oust Cheney
The big question right now among Republicans is how to remove Vice President Cheney from office. Even before this week’s blockbuster series in The Post, discontent in Republican ranks was rising. (via News dugg by sean808080)