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If everyone was the same. . . How boring!
08 August 2009 - Quantum Jumping – The Inter-dimensional Quest for a Better You
I know a lot of you have been feeling a little down so I would like to share an amazing new technique I have picked up on: Quantum Jumping – The Inter-dimensional Quest for a Better You. I would love to elaborate but due to the fact that first hand experience is the best knowledge I [...]
31 July 2009 - The Ennis House for sale
The Ennis House house is up for sell in Los Angeles and although it might not have a damn thing to do about Portland it’s cool and I have to blog about it. The foundation that is currently maintaning the structure is not able to take care of the crumbling textile blocks the house was [...]
25 July 2009 - Funny Computer Error Messages
I have been using Virtualbox software to install and run virtual versions of other operating systems on my computer. You can install the OS and all the software you know you want to use and then take a snapshot of the system that you can easily rollback to if you make a wrong configuration setting [...]
24 July 2009 - OMRON Smile Detection Software
OMRON of Japan, of course, brings the world smile scanning technology to optimize the employee-customer interaction experience. Do you think your employees or colleagues at work could share a little smiley love? If so you should push for the institution of smile scans before work like the thoughtful managers at Keihin Electric Express Railway have [...]
16 July 2009 - Freemasons held for sorcery
And just when you thought it was safe to practice magic again a group of freemasons are held for sorcery. Let that be a warning to all would be sorcerers on vacation in the South Pacific.
09 July 2009 - Widmer Brothers and Reinheitsgebot
One of my friends worked as an apprentice brewmaster for Widmer when they started out. They were founded on the premise that their business would brew according to Reinheitsgebot otherwise known as the German Beer Purity Law of 1516. The law states that beer shall consist only of “barley, hops and water” since they were [...]
08 July 2009 - Portland Mayor Sam Adams Recall
So people want to recall Portland’s mayor for having a consensual relationship with an underage 17-year-old aid he claims to have not had sex with until he was of age. This isn’t nearly as bad as the relationship that became exposed when Neil Goldschmidt confessed his affair with his 14-year-old babysitter. This also doesn’t compare to [...]
07 July 2009 - What is the Codex Sinaiticus?
I was brought up both Evangelical and United Methodist. I enjoyed being a member of the latter church muchmore than the former and it is because of my horrible experience with the fundamentalist church that I left Christianity altogether and would never let my child learn such antiquited nonsense. Alas, the price a liberal church [...]