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Marcel Gagne
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Holy crossover, Batman! Love the classic Star Wars movie come Battlestar Galactica poster.
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heh, I love it. A double blast from the past.
A poster for the original Battlestar Galactica, done in the style of the Hildebrant Star Wars poster.
daily-superheroes: “Alex Ross cover - Battlestar Galactica: The Original #3 (homage to Tim Hildebrandt Star Wars poster) http://daily-superheroes.tumblr.com ”
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In order to move out of your parents' basement, you must first move into your parents' basement.
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I like this picture for obvious reasons, but it does make me think about the previous motto, "E Pluribus Unum", or "Out of many, one". That was a powerful motto, unlike the wimpy ass motto of today. America was the land where many came together to become one; not just a bunch of people, but a nation, working and building together. The current motto says, "You know, this is too much work. I'm going to let God take the wheel because I've grown too lazy to drive myself."
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You're stranded on a desert island. There are no animals nearby for meat, and only a few pumpkins to keep you going. It looks dire, but you can start farming right away and possibly, survive. But you have to be quick, and you're going to have to think about farming on the quick and dirty. No elaborate farms; just the basics. This is how I do it. 
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For those of you who were worried that there was nothing to worry about today, I'll just throw this your way. 
Over the past 48 hours the whole of the West coast of the United States has moved on at least a 4.0 magnitude level or greater. Currently, another mid-4.0 magnitude (4.2 M) earthquake has struck th...
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Hey, I've seen 2012. I know how this goes.

Hopefully this won't cook off the Yellowstone Caldera.
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Hic!
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That beer is an odd color.
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From the "Can't we all just get along?" department. 
The leader of Kubuntu has been asked to step down by the Ubuntu Community Council, a decision that raises questions on the distros' future.
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I keep wondering about this process. It seems tremendously disrespectful.
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Future past happiness and time travelling gratitude -- this comic has it all. 
 
I truly must share this page of one of my favorite webcomics...This goes out to all the chronic pain folks out there, and members of the club.
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I think I practice that philosophy on a regular basis; looking back, I may have always done it. :-)  
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Till he DIED?
Yah, tile he died!
 
Here's hoping. Actually, no matter how I die, I want this to be what is printed! 
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You're stranded on a desert island. There are no animals nearby for meat, and only a few pumpkins to keep you going. It looks dire, but you can start farming right away and possibly, survive. But you have to be quick, and you're going to have to think about farming on the quick and dirty. No elaborate farms; just the basics. This is how I do it. 
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Well, isn't that interesting? I'm glad I never gave up on butter. Or bacon. Or . . . 
Cambridge University academic have looked over previous studies on saturated fat and discovered there is no link to heart disease
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I never give up things I love either +Marcel Gagne​ I figure eventually there will be a study to say it will make me anything I want. :D
I am like you about the moderation. I do love my sleep though. 
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I write words good and people know what it means when I do. You know?
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Alma, Quebec - Chicoutimi, Quebec - London, Ontario - Toronto, Ontario - Drummondville, Quebec
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Introduction
Marcel Gagné is just this guy . . . you know? He's ruggedly handsome, an award-winning author, and the guy responsible for the "Moving to Linux" series of books and the famous (or perhaps infamous) "Cooking With Linux" which ran for ten years in the Linux Journal. 

I've been a regular columnist for LinuxPro Magazine, Ubuntu User, Linux Journal, SysAdmin, and others. I am a public speaker, radio and television personality, and a well known voice in the Linux and open source universe.

I have an insatiable thirst for knowledge with a completely unrealistic desire to know everything. Science and technology are my passions; as such you'll find me unreasonably dedicated to the pursuit of reason (in case you have to ask what 'Free Thinker at Large' means). Oh, and I'm terribly opinionated. Other passions include music, art, food, wine, and the occasional single malt scotch.

I take great pleasure in making fun of your belief system; I sincerely hope you enjoy making fun of mine as well.

I'm also a published science fiction author and editor, a onetime Editor in Chief, a pilot, a Top 40 disc jockey, and I fold a mean origami T-Rex. Coolest of all, I'm a seriously lucky husband to my wife, Sally, and a seriously lucky Dad to my boys, Sebastian and Tristan.
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I'm the author of 6 books, hundreds of articles, a few short stories, and lots more. Two kids keep me hopping and my amazing wife keeps me honest . . . and humble.
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