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I'm participating in ‪Extra Life again this year, 24 hours of gaming to help my local Children's Miracle Network hospital. If you're able, please donate! All donations are tax deductible, at least for those in the US, and all proceeds go to help kids in need.

I'll be streaming my participation later this year, starting at 7pm EST October 21st. The stream will be embedded in the donation page during the event, and those who donate will receive a direct link.
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So much for the "self-funding" campaign, and any sign that it wasn't going to be a repeat of the businesses that he drove to bankruptcy.
The billionaire’s political operation is running a record $45 million deficit.
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My 12-hour "Halfway to #ExtraLife" mini-marathon begins at 7pm EDT tonight. Stop by, hang out, and if you haven't yet please donate!

All proceeds go to kids in need of medical care.

Donation link - http://extra-life.org/participant/maeglin73
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Leaving this here in case anyone uses one of these devices and missed the announcement (like I did). It looks like it's too late now for the automatic update to fix this, but at least there's a link to a manual procedure.
That old Kindle sitting in your desk drawer is about to get locked out from the internet. Amazon is warning customers of older Kindle e-readers that they must update by Tuesday, March 22nd, or else...
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There are a lot of hurdles you have to be able to get over if you want to make cartoons, especially in world where the medium was already perfected by Adult Swim’s Frisky Dingo. For one thing, you need some semblance of artistic talent, or at least a style that is consistent enough that other people
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So, it seems I'm paying for DVR guide data again. The previous glitch in Microsoft's free guide data for Windows Media Center (usually happens around the time when DST begins or ends) inspired me to look for alternatives. The latest glitch, which as far as I know hasn't been resolved yet, prompted me to go ahead and make the switch.

With this new guide data being more complete and apparently more reliable than what it's replacing, I'd say $2/month is worth it.
There are a lot more changes than you would expect after releasing v1.0.0 last month. Here are the highlights. Reworked the tracing code to also add entries in the Event Log (see below). Note: to gain this feature, the epg123 GUI must be run once 'as Administrator' to create the registry entry.
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Here's another thing worth watching. If you're in the US and have Showtime, it's currently making the rounds there.
Directed by Colin Hanks. With Russ Solomon, Chuck D., Chris Cornell, Heidi Cotler. 'All Things Must Pass' is a documentary that explores the rise and fall of Tower Records, a...
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Right, because Jurassic Park turned out so well in the end!
Get this: The renowned paleontologist who inspired 'Jurassic Park' is attempting to recreate dinosaurs by reversing the evolution of the modern-day chicken.
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Who didn't see this coming? Probably the anti-vaxxers.
A new report says anti-vaxxers are responsible for the rise in two infectious diseases we’d nearly eliminated from the United States.
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Here's why Star Wars: The Force Awakens didn't have as many lens flares as J.J. Abrams' other films.
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A music/movie-loving software developer, currently living in the tropics (at least, that's what it feels like during the summers here in GA).
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