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Timeless Advice for Surviving Power Outages

Posted by on Jul 15, 2012 | 0 comments

Timeless Advice for Surviving Power Outages

This is the Midwest. Storms happen. Every home should be stocked with an emergency kit, according to FEMA. Three gallons of water per person per day, shelf stable food, batteries, flashlights, etc. But once the power is out and won’t be back for hours, or even worse, DAYS, what is a gamer to do? As our options for technological entertainment have increased, so has our reliance on their...

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Speling Counts

Posted by on Jul 11, 2012 | 0 comments

Speling Counts

They are watching you. Always watching. Every little thing you do. Every “i” you do not dot. Every “t” you do not cross. All the escapades, drinking, partying, gambling, and debauchery you post on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. And they DO pay attention to your grammar. Who, you ask? The grammar police? Nope, job recruiters. If you are looking for a job,...

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Lucky Boys Confusion Return To Stage, Honor Late Guitarist

Posted by on Jul 6, 2012 | 0 comments

Lucky Boys Confusion Return To Stage, Honor Late Guitarist

After more than a decade of playing for the fans, Kaustubh “Stubhy” Pandav said taking the stage with Lucky Boys Confusion has new meaning since the death of guitarist Joe Sell. Pandav and Sell, a self-taught guitarist, had been making music together since they formed punk, rock and ska band Lucky Boys Confusion with other local musicians in 1997. Pandav previously had said Sell...

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That’ll Do For Now

Posted by on Jul 5, 2012 | 0 comments

That’ll Do For Now

It’s been a while since the last paycheck, and the finances are not looking good. Right now, you’re more concerned about making ends meet than finding the perfect job, but does taking that good-for-now job hurt your career in the long run? “If you take a temporary job after a year [of being unemployed], you can talk about it in subsequent job interviews and that says...

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Computer Eyeglasses a Reality

Posted by on Jul 1, 2012 | 0 comments

Computer Eyeglasses a Reality

Right out of Star Trek The Next Generation–The Game. Imagine this. Going away for a spell and coming back to find everyone addicted to video games.¬†With the contraption’s popularity, the compulsion to play comes before relationships, causes fighting, and PEOPLE IGNORE EACH OTHER. Wow. How far fetched is THAT? This episode came out 20 years ago. Now that bit of science fiction...

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