May 2009

How to Deal with Layoffs in a Startup

How to Deal with Layoffs in a Startup

Layoffs in any business are difficult to deal with. Layoffs in a startup business are extremely hard to deal with because every employee will start wondering about their job security and the health of the company. Unfortunately, in this economy, … More »

Ashley Greene and Kellan Lutz attend a charity event

Ashley Greene and Kellan Lutz attend a charity event

"New Moon" may be in the midst of filming, but Ashley Greene ("Alice Cullen") and Kellan Lutz ("Emmett Cullen") took time off to attend a charity event at the Kitson store on Robertson Boulevard in Los Angeles. Look for the … More »

5 Steps to Stay Safe on the Web

5 Steps to Stay Safe on the Web

I haven’t had a real virus or malware issue on my computer in quite awhile now. I think the key to this effort hasn’t been the brand of anti-virus or anti-spyware I use. Neither has it been based on the … More »

Former Buffalo Bills QB Jack Kemp Dies

Former Buffalo Bills QB Jack Kemp Dies

I was quite saddened to hear that former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jack Kemp died yesterday. His office announced in January that he had been diagnosed with an unspecified type of cancer. The cancer was in an advanced stage at that … More »

I Love/Hate Deathcore

I Love/Hate Deathcore

I have this love/hate relationship with the deathcore genre. On one hand I really like some of the bands in the mix and on the other I really hate the genre all together. The problem is that there are so … More »

Configuring Newsbeuter

Configuring Newsbeuter

I’ve recently talked about using Newsbeuter and it has been interesting for me because of how focused I am on reading whatever content I get online through it. However, knowing that I need to somehow fix some things so I … More »

Running Windows 7 and Vista or XP

Running Windows 7 and Vista or XP

Got nothing to do this lazy Sunday? Why not give Windows 7 a try, and turn your PC into a dual-boot machine? Maybe you decided to give Windows 7 a pass when it first came out, not wanting to replace … More »

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Officially 'Unretires'

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Officially ‘Unretires’

Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. officially announced his expected unretirement and upcoming fight plans yesterday before the Manny Pacquiao/Ricky Hatton debacle fight. Floyd will put his 39-0 record on the line when he faces dangerous five-time world champion Juan Manuel “Dinamita” … More »

Tracing mobile phones with Google Latitude

Tracing mobile phones with Google Latitude

Some telcos offer a service which allows you to triangulate your friends’ cellphone location through many cellsites scattered across the metro. Now you can do the same using Google Latitude. There is a detailed explanation to this process that allows … More »

Prison Break - Major Finale Spoilers

Prison Break – Major Finale Spoilers

Thanks to SpoilerTV for the info! Fehrianlover wrote to The_man again regarding Michael’s fate. Answer after the jump for those who don’t want to be spoiled … Question: Hi, Will Michael be alive in the end? Answer: since you keep … More »

Manny Pacquiao Knocks Out Ricky Hatton

Manny Pacquiao Knocks Out Ricky Hatton

Manny Pacquiao did more than knock out Ricky Hatton last night. His 73rd punch in the second round of the Junior Welterweight bout sent Ricky sprawling for the third and final time in what was a short-lived, lopsided event in … More »

Industrial Building Elements

Industrial Building Elements

I like custom building materials. You can only use the default Sims 2 building things before you get bored and notice that you’re making the same house-over and over and over. Surely I’m not the only one who does that? … More »

Breaking Bad: '4 Days Out' Preview

Breaking Bad: ’4 Days Out’ Preview

Next up on AMC’s Breaking Bad is tomorrow’s (May 3) episode “4 Days Out.” Don’tcha just love it when they pull out and put on those gas masks? Makes you think all kinds of trippy stuff. Life gets a bit … More »

Halle Berry to get her own X-Men movie?

Halle Berry to get her own X-Men movie?

Could Halle Berry be getting her own “X-Men” movie? She will if she has anything to say about it. In the first three “X-Men” films, Berry played Storm, a weather-controlling mutant who rocked a skin-tight outfit pretty well. She hopes … More »

Chrysler Trying to Sell to Fiat

Chrysler Trying to Sell to Fiat

Chrysler, the United States automaker that recently was forced to file bankruptcy, is trying to sell its assets to Fiat. However, there are still many obstacles that are in the way before the sale of those assets are complete. The … More »

Film Gecko does the May Blogathon

Film Gecko does the May Blogathon

Last year at this time, my blogger buddy Michelle Rafter organized a May Blogathon, and everyone who participated had a blast posting to their blogs every day for a month. (That’s me in the photo, happy to be posting every … More »

The Burn Machine

The Burn Machine

After I had already published yesterday’s forearm post, I was flipping through a Tapout Magazine and came across The Burn Machine. The Burn Machine is an asymmetrical barbell system. I saw two different brands of this type of product but … More »

Using Mew as a Mail Client

Using Mew as a Mail Client

I’ve been looking for an email client to use but I’ve often been hesitant about it because more often than not, I still end up checking the web user interface. However, I’ve been using Emacs more often again and I’d … More »

Why You Should Have a Marketing Plan

Why You Should Have a Marketing Plan

Have you ever tried to plan a road trip to a new destination without a map? It’s a little tough if you don’t know where you’re going, or even which direction to head in. It’s the same for your business. … More »

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