Married and Single Parents Spending More Time With Children, Study Finds

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From the NYTimes – Despite the surge of women into the work force, mothers are spending at least as much time with their children today as they did 40 years ago, and the amount of child care and housework performed by fathers has sharply increased, researchers say in a new study, based on analysis of….

Cool car videos

Coincidentally “ran across” some cool car videos today: 1) Ferrari Vs. Viper on Deadman’s Road – watch until the end. 2) Ghostrider – Bike chasing a BMW Z-3 M-Coupe – sweet power slides and overall unhealthy driving in this one 3) McLaren F1 at 242.96MPH – I always thought the McLaren was the coolest super….

For NYC Film Buffs

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The Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre, and Broadcasting recently put out an interactive map that showcases places around NYC where scenes from notable films and TV shows have been filmed.  Enjoy!

White & Nerdy

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Watch Weird Al Yankovic’s new video “White & Nerdy” from his new album. Very very very very funny…

BlackBerry Pearl Ever-Loving Goodness!

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Picked up the Pearl on opening day and have had nothing but great things to say about it since I powered it up. A recent ‘glitch’ was posted on Engadget regarding jostling the Pearl in your pocket; however, I haven’t experienced the problem yet. Perhaps it’s the way I set-up the Pearl for everyday use,….

9/11 Postscript

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This is a picture I took looking south down 7th Avenue towards Ground Zero on my way home from class this evening. Another 9/11 has passed, thankfully without incident. I am grateful for all of my family and friends who are with me to this day, and acknowledge and respect the loss of life and….

Atari Plug’N’Play Keychains!

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My friend Tom Simpson forwarded me this link today from ThinkGeek.  As the title of this post describes, for $14.99 you can buy a mini-joystick keychain that includes actual Atari games. Joystick 1 – Asteroids and Millipede Joystick 2 – Centipede and Yar’s Revenge Paddle – Pong, Breakout, and Warlords Plug an included cord into….

US Open Mania!

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I had the very fortunate opportunity to be invited to the US Open yesterday, where I remained for about 12 hours of tennis (and managed to get on the jumbotron a few times as well!).  Saw Martina twice (women’s doubles, mixed doubles), men’s doubles, and both men’s quarterfinal matches (Haas/Davydenko, Federer/Blake). I was really excited….

My Cubicle, My Cubicle…

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Song parody of James Blunt’s “You’re Beautiful.”

Can’t Get Enough Chuck Norris

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Chuck Norris stars in Karate Kommandoes.