Tag: boing boing

  • From RSS to Today

    Is RSS dying? Quick answer: No But RSS (Really Simple Syndication) has a lot more to compete with in 2010 than it did in 2005 when it took off. In 2005, the advent of aggregators like Bloglines, Google reader, and even the ├╝ber popularity of my.yahoo.com made RSS the best way to grow your reach…

  • Beat up by my elderly neighbor

    This story rocks. It’s living proof that you can’t judge a book by its cover. Apparently, this 24 year old man thought he could intimidate his elderly neighbor. Instead he got the beating of his life. Gregory McCalium, 24, was left with severe facial wounds after the knife-wielding thug attempted to rob his elderly neighbor…

  • Born Dropped Out

    I found these videos fascinating. There is a guy doing some research on children of hippies and how they’ve prospered or struggled. The researcher asked the participants to answer 20 questions on video in a self-produced kind of way. Quick disclaimer, I have watched a couple of them so I can’t guarantee that if you…

  • “A-Bomb” at FSU

    This story cracked me up. A 17 year old visiting the campus of Florida State University accidentally shut down parts of the campus as a briefcase left on or near his car was mistaken for an explosive device. The area was cordoned off, buildings evacuated, a command post set up, local fire departments and bomb…

  • Great quote

    No need for my commentary here, it speaks for itself. Put your coffee down before reading this sentence. CNN apologized today for getting on-air analysis of Gov. Spitzer’s legal options from a former U.S. Attorney who resigned after being accused of biting a stripper. HT to Boing Boing

  • Kristen’s Dream Bed

    My wife is a bookworm. While I struggle to finish books before they are due at the library, Kristen reads 4-5 books per week. In turn, Kristen has turned my children into bookworms as well and the highlight of their week is the trip to the library to pick up new books and take back…

  • R.E.M. and the President: End of the World

    HT to Boing Boing From the same people who did “Sunday, Bloody Sunday” comes this old REM classic.