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8 Reasons I should buy a Roomba Pink Ribbon Edition:

-I need a better vacuum. -I like the idea of my apartment being able to clean itself while I am busy with other things. -It is pink, and would coordinate nicely with all the pink hairs on my carpet. -It … Continue reading

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Another fun Flash toy

A USA Today Hot Site, this Flash toy lets you play with fridge magnets at the same time as a bunch of other people. When I visited, someone had spelled out “where are you?” and the rest of us were … Continue reading

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Texty drawings

While looking for environmental websites for work, I found a non-environmental one that’s fun to play with. It’s called typedrawing, and it lets you create a sketch out of a word or sentence.

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Shopping trip thought

If Fry’s were a boy, I would want to date him. He would be smart and geeky, and he’d have lots of fun sci-fi stuff in his apartment. (The Burbank store, where I had this idea, is decorated like a … Continue reading

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Yeah, blogging, that’s what you should be worried about…

Here’s an MSNBC article about parents who freak out when they find out their kid has a blog or is a member of MySpace. Um, in order to use these sites, I’m guessing the kid is spending a bunch of … Continue reading

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Streaming Seal Cam

A year or so ago, I got rather obsessed with this streaming web cam of a baby panda bear at the San Diego Zoo. But then he got older and lost some of his unbearable (hehe) cuteness, and I stopped … Continue reading

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Fun with PS2

Tonight I was playing Katamari Damacy with my friend (the dizzying two-player way), and we noticed there were some unlocked characters. We decided to try one more game using them. I can’t remember what one she was using, but mine … Continue reading

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More newsfeed fun

Here’s an article about a robot that’s shaped like a ball and chases after people. It resembles a large, black bowling ball, and moves by rolling along the ground. In future, it could patrol factories and warehouses in place of … Continue reading

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I’m feeling jealous of technology

I must be using the computer too much. I’ve written before about why I love electricity, and how I suspect that my computer is changing my brain. Lately, I’ve noticed a new technology-related frustration. On the computer, I can do … Continue reading

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If Google could talk

Okay, I have no real use for this site, but it’s fun to play with. Speegle reads your Google search results out loud. You can pick which robotic voice you want, but the monotone voices all sound vaguely condescending. It’s … Continue reading

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