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31 May 2009

How to Get Rid of Things: FREE Advice Blog

The blog How to Get Rid of Things isn’t a screaming call for divestment, although that would be nice too.  As they say,  it is a “do-it-yourself guide dedicated to helping you prevent, eliminate or remove common annoyances from your life.”  What kind of annoyances?   Well,  How to Get Rid

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16 May 2009

DIY: Goat Cheese, Onion and White Bean Salad

I basically never cooked anything for real until after college.  I grew up in a take-out household, and when my mom did decide to cook it was usually “healthy”, aka dry and sans salt, seasoning, fat or anything else that gives flavor.  So yeah, it was a few years of

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05 May 2009

Cinco de Mayo vs. FREE Meditation Therapy

If you actually follow the website and do some things we write about, today should give a clear impression on the trajectory of your life.   Don’t worry, our analytic software can’t read your decision. We’re working on it, but just can’t seem to get the the cd out of its

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21 Apr 2009

Free Workshops and Events at SOHO Mac Store During Tribeca Film Fest

Sometimes I use my roommate’s Mac and I fucking hate it when Safari automatically opens up to the mac homepage.  Why doesn’t she change that shit?  Anyway, the other day it actually proved useful because I found out about Apple’s awesome involvement with the Tribeca Film Festival.  The SOHO Apple

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20 Apr 2009

The Dildo: Facing the Competition

Last week, at an undisclosed location, in an unattended bathroom, a dildo fell into sight from its hiding spot behind some shampoo.  I laughed.  Then, when I picked it up, I realized that I had NEVER actually touched a dildo before.  Strange, considering I feel like I’ve seen and done

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17 Apr 2009

Make a Fuggin’ Remote Control Plane for $100

A few weeks ago I went to Dorkbot and it was AMAZING.  Sometime in between Revenge of the Nerds and now these guys have really improved their social capital.  Must have something to do with computers.  There were three presentations from five dorks, who per event requirements  were “doing strange

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13 Apr 2009

NYC Parks Are Free and have other free things

Despite gusty winds,  yesterday was a beautiful day.  Still, a bunch of us Mainers and a handful of Arkansans/Arkansanites/Arkansanivians  expressed guarded optimism,  the memory of past teaser days lingering.  Sure, 60 and sunny in January is no cause to lift expectations.   You take it at face value, maybe get a

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