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Shaine Mata
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Save Camp Lula Sams

I realize that this is a bit last-minute; but, it is important. A few days ago, I was contacted by +Karine Aigner regarding a campaign to sa

Why the UK is getting it right with Bitcoin -

I’m pretty libertarian in my political outlook. I believe in free trade, minimal government intervention and generally letting people get on

A Guide to Thesis-Writing and a Guide to Life - The New Yorker

Writing and research manuals like Umberto Eco’s “How to Write a Thesis” offer a vision of our best selves.

Mike with a Prius: Prius-ing for Dummies - beginner Prius mileage tips

It just so happens at my place of work there's a lovely bunch of environmentally minded people who own Prii (sometimes you see 5 or 6 of the

Google Drive to replace Google+ Photos for picture backups

Google Drive, the Internet giant's cloud-based file storage service, may replace Google+ Photos as the de facto destination for photo backup

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Neptune: An Almost-Crazy Idea for Upending the Smartphone Ecosystem | WIRED

Today, the smartphone is the center of our digital lives. Does it have to be?


I wonder how many other online readers of The Monitor, based in McAllen, Texas, had a lump rise in their throats on the morning of Jan. 28 w

The Interview

In the action-comedy The Interview, Dave Skylark (James Franco) and his producer Aaron Rapoport (Seth Rogen) run the popular celebrity tablo

Buttermilk Biscuits With Chorizo Cream Gravy

Transferring another recipe over, and I think Friday's a perfect day to share a yummy weekend breakfast idea. Buttermilk Biscuits with Chori

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Polarr Photo Editor

From advanced image filters to pro local adjustments, Polarr is the most versatile and powerful photo editing tool for Chrome.

Moleskine Goes Digital: The Story Behind Evernote’s Smart Notebook | Xco...

Certain pairings make the world a better place. Peanut butter and jelly. Fred and Ginger. Pinot Noir and chocolate. Evernote and Moleskine.

Weekly Loyal3 Purchases

Last month I started a new portfolio with Loyal3. Loyal3 is a new brokerage that allows you to make purchases with no commission costs. That

The Evidence for Dividend Growth Investing

This following post is written by Ben Reynolds, who runs the Sure Dividend site. Sure Dividend focuses on high quality dividend growth stock

I Finally Did It

A few months back I wrote about some alternative brokerage options. My portfolio is now getting to be pretty hefty at over $160k and I've be

Dividend Growth Investor

Currently, Wal-Mart is attractively valued at 14.40 times forward earnings, and has a dividend yield of 2.60%. I believe that Wal-Mart has w

Riding the Bus to McAllen

This morning, my oldest and I took the Valley Metro bus from Mission to McAllen. I was headed to 10th and Trenton; she was headed to +The Un


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I realize that this is a bit last-minute; but, it is important. A few days ago, I was contacted by +Karine Aigner regarding a campaign to save Camp Lula Sams, which is 85.7 acres of land formerly used by the Girl Scouts. The ...
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Unable to pay rent in L.A., I slept behind my desk. But what began as a quick financial fix soon became a lifestyle
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Gamifying the Prius.

I have fun trying to get the most mileage out of the car. 
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A team of researchers from the University of Cambridge have unravelled one of the mysteries of electromagnetism, which could enable the design of antennas small enough to be integrated into an electronic chip. These ultra-small antennas - the so-called 'last frontier' of semiconductor design - would ...
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Switching the Kids to Republic Wireless
I have recently switched my children to  +Republic Wireless  for their mobile service. Given that they are in school and should be paying attention to their teachers, I have them on the $10/month rate plan which includes unlimited voice and text via WiFi ca...
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For one thing, you shouldn't be wasting your time reading articles like this.
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I found the portions a bit more generous than expected, compared to other places. Light 50s theme. Popular Mom and Pop restaurant.
Food: GoodDecor: GoodService: Very Good
Public - a week ago
reviewed a week ago
This location includes an outside eating area. As for the food, it's no surprise. One goes for the many flavors of chicken wings.
Public - 10 months ago
reviewed 10 months ago
Wow. Ginormous convenience store.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
This isn't the place where young people go clubbing. Crazy Joe's is a place where you ride up on your motorcycle to meet some friends and catch some live music. Great place to be if you want to hang out with grown-ups to unwind.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
368 reviews
Had lunch with my family. The food was good and satisfying; but, we did not feel that we got a good value for the cost. Other taquerias in the area offer more than a couple tacos and a bowl of beans with their combo.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
You sense creativity everywhere.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
Quality: GoodAppeal: Very GoodService: Good
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