Social Media Updates for 2010-01-03

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  • 2010 Hooters Calendar Available Online: http://lgno.me/4Zr7oC #
  • LEGO Snowspeeder: Assembled! http://amzn.com/w/F2I2ETQ5R8D5 #
  • Math is DANGEROUS: http://lgno.me/7xmpsY #
  • My reaction to 2009: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nxhiJqxBoPc #
  • http://lgno.me/ #
  • Know your local hiking trails and tribulations. http://bit.ly/4o1YLs [Note to self: avoid Nature Trail to Hell.] #
  • Someone has said that most of us don't think – we just occasionally rearrange our prejudices. [Frank Knox] #
  • Is OpenOffice a threat to MS Office? http://bit.ly/633qFl #
  • The cure for crime is not the electric chair, but the high chair. [J. Edgar Hoover] #
  • Sometimes the view from the soapbox is narrower than what you'd expect from most "elevated" heights. http://bit.ly/7VgSb8 #
  • Google eschews CES for announcement of new product. http://bit.ly/569IrU [Eschews aren't any relation to cashews, right? That's nuts.] #
  • I am a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy. [J. D. Salinger] #
  • Do the Russians know something we don't? http://bit.ly/4O4AVl [Ancient Russian secret, huh?] #
  • Many a man who has known himself at ten forgets himself utterly between ten and thirty. [Catherine Drinker Bowen] #
  • Making an informed choice as a consumer can be dizzying. http://bit.ly/7I4lUx [Giddi may help.] #
  • Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue. [Barry Goldwater] #
  • Criminals do the darnedest things. http://bit.ly/5ezZdz [Like update their Facebook on the lam!] #
  • Each of us needs something – food, liquor, pot, whatever – to help us survive. Dracula needs blood. [Frank Langella] #
  • Swifter, higher, stronger. [Pierre de Coubertin] #
  • Death destroys a man, but the idea of death saves him. [E.M. Forster] #
  • LIVE Belly Dancing at http://live.pirillo.com/ #
  • Imei is about to belly dance for us live on http://live.pirillo.com You can still donate to the MDA in the box under the video! #
  • Whoever invented Oatmeal Raisin Cookies needs to be beaten senseless. #
  • If I get a $20,000 donation to @MDANews tonight, I'll shave my head. http://live.pirillo.com/ #RememberingCory #
  • I'm singing! I'm dancing! I'm raising money for the MDA!! Join us and donate: live.pirillo.com #rememberingcory #
  • http://flywithjoe.com/ just donated $100 to @MDANews. #RememberingCory #
  • The New Year's fun begins: http://live.pirillo.com/ #
  • A post-OS world. http://bit.ly/7tZnCV [As opposed to a post-op world, which would just be a whole lot of confusing.] #
  • Trying Unison (for OS X) and http://www.newsgroupdirect.com/ for old school information digestion. #Usenet #
  • Peace is a conscious choice. [John Denver] #
  • Are the Microsoft leaders too old? http://bit.ly/6Epstw [Or are we just too loud?] #
  • See Ya, 2009! Hello, 2010! – http://bit.ly/8k6mtK #
  • Don't fight the problem, decide it. [George C. Marshall] #
  • See Ya, 2009! Hello 2010! – http://bit.ly/8k6mtK #
  • Android apps charge to cell phone bill. http://bit.ly/5xMrVb [Batteries charged separately.] #
  • LEGO Mosaic Photo – http://bit.ly/5K1cK5 #
  • Solar Power Battery Charger – http://bit.ly/4QhF6T #
  • For evil to flourish, it only requires good men to do nothing. [Simon Wiesenthal] #
  • New Year's Day vs. Arbor Day? #
  • Is turning your phone into a gaming console really necessary? http://bit.ly/5XMzoQ [How 'bout turning your gaming console into a phone?] #
  • Layers of Computer Protection – http://bit.ly/5kp9Iy #
  • Just about five hours to go until we begin Subservient Chris to raise money for the MDA! http://bit.ly/5kgxXb #rememberingcory #
  • I wouldn't mind turning into a vermilion goldfish. [Henri Matisse] #
  • Countless games just a click away. http://bit.ly/7VcISo [For Linux] #
  • How to Make Electronic Music – http://bit.ly/7duurq #
  • I am able to play monsters well. I understand monsters. I understand madmen. [Anthony Hopkins] #
  • Star Wars Games – http://bit.ly/6aNbup #
  • Coffee vs. Tea? #
  • Want better broadband? Better work harder at getting an Olympics. http://bit.ly/4TYzaS [Or settle for Bronzeband?] #
  • Reading music is like listening to flowers. I don't understand the concept. [Paul Westerberg] #
  • Is the end of free broadcast TV fast approaching? http://bit.ly/8CbcMi [As long as Rupert Murdoch's dark heart pulses, anything's possible.] #
  • God had to create disco music so I could be born and be successful. [Donna Summer] #
  • 5 great Web sites for learning a new language online. http://bit.ly/4KSgoe ["I am a jelly donut!"] #
  • Every woman has the right to be beautiful. [Elizabeth Arden] #
  • Tommy, can you see me? http://bit.ly/921NVL [She un-blinded me with science!] #
  • http://www.sadtrombone.com/ [via @JWorthington] #
  • Darth Vader vs. Martha Stewart? #
  • Via CNN: "Rush Limbaugh 'resting comfortably' at hospital after suffering chest pains." [And everyone else suffers Rush.] #
  • Green Screen Grandmas: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7G3bTuHo7qw #
  • You're not here. http://4sq.com/IDontCareWhereYouAre #
  • Star Wars / A-Team Opening: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWR0_0YaEzI #
  • Keyboard Cat: True Internet Story – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eeOXT_oMHKE #
  • Avatar FAIL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zaJdq0VUtk #
  • I'm at home. http://4sq.com/WhyDoYouCareWhereIAm #
  • Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for black men. Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps. [Tiger Woods] #
  • Hybrid gas mileage: does it add up? http://bit.ly/740X9z #
  • My geekiest New Year's Resolution is 2560×1600. [via @JolieODell] #
  • Adventure without risk is Disneyland. [Douglas Coupland] #
  • Virtual economy set to make billions of dollars in the U.S. http://bit.ly/74CtFX [In virtual space, no one can hear you scream "recession!"] #
  • All this time I thought the muppet's name was "Emo." #
  • A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty. [Rudyard Kipling] #
  • Cable Internet out: send reinforcements! http://bit.ly/7aP7w7 [Condition critical!] #
  • There are more honest people and more good people than there are thieves and bad people. [Michael Nesmith] #
  • The official CES email newsletter linked to the wrong Twitter account. 😉 @intlCES is where they are. [via @LGatCEA] #
  • Take a road trip across the USA off the beaten path. http://bit.ly/671Oia [Pedal to the metal on a two-lane blacktop!] #
  • Pitching is the art of instilling fear. [Sandy Koufax] #
  • LOL! The official @2010CES Twitter account is… useless. #
  • Tax dollars at work: tennis courts. http://bit.ly/92YOfB [Server foul.] #
  • As far as I'm concerned, being any gender is a drag. [Patti Smith] #
  • You can't do that with Windows! http://bit.ly/7qkfw1 [Doors, maybe.] #
  • I opened the door for a lot of people, and they just ran through and left me holding the knob. [Bo Diddley] #
  • DirecTV to launch 3D channel in HD. http://bit.ly/4GFL1O [Maybe someday it'll play holographic chess.] #
  • It may be those who do most, dream most. [Stephen Leacock] #
  • Twitter needs a reality check before it goes the way of MySpace. http://bit.ly/5pZLKI [MySpace? What's MySpace?] #
  • I hate clowns. [Tracy Ullman] #
  • Please join us NY Eve to help raise money for the MDA. I'll be doing crazy things as Subservient Chris! http://bit.ly/5kgxXb #
  • Is Windows 7 that trouble free? http://bit.ly/64MLam [A little trouble still goes a long way.] #
  • How to Make a Man Do Anything for You – http://bit.ly/5kgxXb #
  • This zit on my back was just assigned its own ZIP Code. #
  • CES. Should I? #
  • Twitter Bans More Than 370 Passwords – http://bit.ly/72VAyt #
  • Pixable has nothing to do with detection of magical faerie circles, it turns out. http://bit.ly/7k4f9W [Picture organization! Go figure.] #
  • A man has cause for regret only when he sows and no one reaps. [Charles Goodyear] #
  • Creative Vado HD 3rd Generation Video Camera Review – http://bit.ly/91ZYt7 #
  • Taking down the botnets. http://bit.ly/8MttLv [Before they take down us!] #
  • No New Firefox Before the End of the Year – http://bit.ly/61KwQf #
  • We have all the light we need, we just need to put it in practice. [Albert Pike] #
  • Ten Things to Do in Switzerland – http://bit.ly/8RjY9C #
  • Is being able to surf the Web while on a call really a reason to choose an iPhone? http://bit.ly/5tAqjP [Distractedgeeksaywhat?] #
  • Need for Speed Car Racing Video Game – http://bit.ly/5AU8xX #
  • When you please others in hopes of being accepted, you lose you self-worth in the process. [Dave Pelzer] #
  • InfraRecorder DVD and CD Burning Software – http://bit.ly/5EZQOe #
  • They really sell this stuff! http://bit.ly/7mxqaT [Someone's been led aspray.] #
  • The voice of God, if you must know, is Aretha Franklin's. [Marianne Faithfull] #
  • Ubuntu Linux made to look like Windows XP? One question: why? http://bit.ly/4CdMtD [Obviously a clever disguise for the Linuxphobic!] #
  • Help Subservient Chris raise money for the MDA on NY Eve! $10 donation lets you ask me to do something silly – LIVE! http://bit.ly/7McMFc #
  • You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you. [Mary Tyler Moore] #
  • How do you get your site listed with Google News? http://bit.ly/7s2StN ["It's so easy it's hard."] #
  • Politics are usually the executive expression of human immaturity. [Vera Brittain] #
  • Kindle most gifted Amazon item ever. http://bit.ly/4ww7Y3 [A better seller than the electric spud gun with built-in peeler?] #
  • Adults are always asking kids what they want to be when they grow up because they are looking for ideas. [Paula Poundstone] #
  • Should all sales on the Internet be taxed? http://bit.ly/8FfJ3K [A better question: should any?] #
  • Justice? You get justice in the next world; in this world you have the law. [William Gaddis] #
  • Update to Cygwin makes for a better fit. http://bit.ly/4OJQ2s [And a new Cygwin smell?] #
  • Sleep. #
  • What are Your Greatest Accomplishments? – http://bit.ly/4PuqNP #
  • Top Ten Things to do in Boston, MA – http://bit.ly/7sOKKu #
  • The Simpsons iPhone Video Game – http://bit.ly/89EvnJ #
  • http://heresanidea.net/ #
  • Spaaze gives you the power of digital corkboard! http://bit.ly/6ng6sT [No real cork was harmed in the making of this Web site.] #
  • Boredom is always counter-revolutionary. Always. [Guy Debord] #
  • RT @StoweBoyd – Texting Isn't the Distraction, Driving Is: http://sto.ly/8rX2DH [A Parable for Social Business, Via @Kim] #
  • Is Samsung on its way to being the new drive leader? http://bit.ly/4DOX1E [With a home office in New Jack City?] #
  • I say luck is when an opportunity comes along and you're prepared for it. [Denzel Washington] #
  • Once opened, you can't put PandoraBoy back in his box! http://bit.ly/7yLt7P [Use Pandora without a browser.] #
  • Seattle Twitter – http://bit.ly/7zn0Yy #
  • Who will observe the observers? [Arthur Eddington] #
  • Hooray for Michelle Rhee! http://bit.ly/60u2xV [An overhaul of our educational system's got to start somewhere.] #
  • How to Stream Music to Your XBox with Vuze – http://bit.ly/7DtGMA #
  • Calling yourself a Social Media Expert just because you're on Twitter is like calling yourself… an idiot. #
  • Intelligence is the ability to avoid doing work, yet getting the work done. [Linus Torvalds] #
  • Calling yourself a Blogger just because you have a blog is like calling yourself a Writer just because you have a pen. #
  • The ubiquitous holiday missive. http://bit.ly/4IUczi ["Let them eat Peanut Butter M&Ms!"] #
  • Calling yourself a Photographer just because you have a camera is like calling yourself a Dancer just because you have feet. #
  • There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about. [John von Neumann] #
  • Bing Building Bling – http://bit.ly/5wdWVn #
  • Calling yourself a graphic designer just because you have Photoshop is like calling yourself a Librarian just because you have a book. #
  • China points the finger of blame for its ills toward the west. http://bit.ly/5C48Yd [Actually, more to the east, but it's all relative.] #
  • I'm going to stop putting things off, starting tomorrow! [Sam Levenson] #
  • Up to 25% off select Microsoft certification exams. http://bit.ly/8jsQ0d [Would you select 'em? Only you can say for sure.] #
  • Every writer is a frustrated actor who recites his lines in the hidden auditorium of his skull. [Rod Serling] #
  • I'm turning in to Subservient Chris again this year on NY Eve. Help us raise money for the MDA in memory of @krippl http://bit.ly/7McMFc #
  • Microsoft drops four new themes for Windows 7. http://bit.ly/8Z0tJ1 [Somebody better pick 'em up!] #
  • I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow. [Woodrow Wilson] #
  • Is America a land of lost dreams? http://bit.ly/8fZl2V [Maybe misplaced sometimes, but I wouldn't say "lost."] #
  • A geek's top 50 iPhone and iPod Touch apps: http://bit.ly/4p82Ju [What about yours?] #
  • Pixie's been drinking the Christmas tree water. Her pee smells pine-fresh! #
  • Even Disney is teasing Tiger Woods: http://bit.ly/6Vr5mC [via @KrystynChong] #
  • Was thinking of using @PetSmartTLC for dog grooming. No online scheduling = total FAIL. #
  • The weirdest Windows 7 ad you'll ever watch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOIFrqiT1Q4 #
  • "CES sounds like it's going to be a real snoozer." [@bxchen] #
  • OMG! The best caramels in the world are made by nuns in Iowa: http://www.trappistine.com/ [I'm blessed with these candies!] #
  • Alcohol substitute that avoids drunkenness and hangovers in development: http://bit.ly/4qNscH [via @TheNetworkHub] #
  • Ubuntu Linux Made To Look Like Windows XP: http://bit.ly/7rNqd6 [One Question – Why?] #
  • Should All Sales On The Internet Be Taxed? http://bit.ly/901mjf #
  • Kindle Most Gifted Amazon Item Ever: http://bit.ly/7Y7fij [Doesn't hurt they've had it on the front page for TWO YEARS.] #
  • Proof that Microsoft is more festive than Google? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=reNWk-HiqvQ #
  • Social Media Updates for 2009-12-27 – http://bit.ly/7DNWZP #