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Google has changed their mobile calendar syncing this year. For whatever reason, I seem to struggle to find this page when I need to make changes, so I'm posting here in hopes that I can find it more quickly next time, and that maybe it will help one of you. I rely on Google calendar heavily for both personal and business use. Syncing to my mobile devices is critical.
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I give HopLanta an A. "Hoppier than a bullfrog with a stubbed toe." It's good. Not New Belgium Ranger good...but a solid A. If you're an IPA fan, pick some up and support an Atlanta brewery. #beerreview
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I visited Red Brick while I was a student at Tech, but haven't been back since. I really should...
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I found this great blog about searching, and this post presents a fun a fun challenge. Based on nothing more that what you can see in the photo, where & when was the photo taken?
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In today's "oh how I love technology" post...Delta's domestic flights almost all have wifi. They charge you to have general use of the service, but you can access Delta.com and use their mobile app. That allows you to see where you are, when you'll arrive, what gate you'll arrive at (and depart from), etc. You don't really have access to Google Maps, but it seems to pull some cached maps for display. Next time I'm going to try zooming in on my route before departure, to see if I can improve the resolution. I love to gaze out the window, and when I see something cool, it's fun to try to figure-out what the feature is (lake, mountain, building, etc.), and having this tool helps me have a clue what I might be near.

After a recent update to the Delta iPhone app, they removed the Parking feature, that I loved. It allowed you to mark your position on a map (via GPS), and even take a photo. I used to take a photo of the parking slip the shuttle driver gave me, but you could also take a photo of a parking row sign, or other identifying info. Please, Delta...bring back the parking feature!
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I look forward to seeing how the changes in Seattle play out.
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I'm still so excited by Dragon!  The concept of private enterprise serving in space missions is just spectacular, and I'm overjoyed to see them being so successful.
 
Dragon at station, its home for the next 3 weeks. Credit: NASA
 
Find more high-res SpaceX mission photos here: spacexlaunch.zenfolio.com
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So glad to see her doing well!!!  I hope she's able to continue her courageous fight!
 
'Strong young woman': Taliban shooting victim Malala Yousufzai leaves UK hospital

15-year-old Malala Yousufzai, the Pakistani girl shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating girls' education, has been discharged from a hospital in the U.K. after doctors said she was well enough to spend some time recovering with her family. More: http://nbcnews.to/Uo0Z86

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"There's a Navajo saying about Daylight Savings Time," said Marshall Trimble, Arizona's State Historian, "that only the US government could believe that when you chop the top off a blanket and sew it on the bottom, you have a longer blanket."

I can't verify the source, but the point is well taken. We need to stick with our current time, and quit messing with it. I couldn't care less about gaining/losing an hour of sleep twice per year, but it's a hassle, especially when dealing with folks around the world who change their clocks on different schedules. I'll concede that when we were an agrarian economy there may have been some benefit to tinkering with the clocks. But now, not so much.
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An AT&T PSA... I just noticed that my cell bill was a bit higher than usual and dug through the bill. Turns-out there was a $9.99/mth subscription for some "Quiz Club". I called AT&T and they both removed the charges and put on a "purchase blocker" so that subscriptions like this can't be added. I told him I didn't have a clue what this was, or how it was added. He said that it was likely done by visiting a mobile web page and clicking on a button that launched the subscription. I still don't have a clue where this could have occurred, as I use apps for 99% of my mobile life. This is a disgraceful practice, and AT&T is complicit. They want to put up their hands and say "It's a 3rd party billing, and we had nothing to do with this", but they know full well that they're allowing fraud like this to occur. How can it be okay to allow some 3rd party to add charges to my bill with only a single tap of a screen? Watch your bill closely, and call to get a purchase blocker put on your account, unless you actually use mobile purchases like this.

Finally, AT&T requires that you use the last 4 of your SSN as identification when you call in for billing support. We're currently dealing with identity theft in our house, and don't want to give that info out. You can go to an AT&T store, show your ID to verify your identity, then change that identification number to anything you like. I needed to get this taken care of, so I gave him my SSN, then he changed my code over the phone.
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Holy Crap: Watch Volvo Use A Hamster To Steer An Enormous Truck
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Home of the unique and powerful HexBright FLEX, the worlds first open-source programmable 500 lumen torch. Rechargeable! Arduino compatible!

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I prefer these targets over the thin paper ones. They make for nice clean holes. Admittedly the all weather targets are heavy, and don't roll well, so they don't transport well. But I've been happy with the targets. Shipping for me was very prompt, so I'm not sure where those complaints are coming from. The complaints about shipping are ridiculous. They ship their targets flat, and they're made of heavy paper. So they ship you a big (24x25" or so) box that is HEAVY. Yes, it's gonna be more expensive than ordering lighter targets rolled-up.
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Public - a month ago
reviewed a month ago
Great range! Nice facilities, lots of public matches in various disciplines.
Public - 7 months ago
reviewed 7 months ago
Like every CFA, they provide consistently high quality food and service.
Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
I've used GA Arms for over a decade and have been extremely happy with their ammo. Competitive prices, great quality, and I like buying a product made in my home state. Keep up the great work!
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
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Friendly service, fair pricing, good beer on tap. We'll be back!
Public - 7 months ago
reviewed 7 months ago
Simple menu that appears (from 1938 menu on the wall) to be the same for the past 75 years. I had the veal parm with ravioli and will certainly be back.
Food: ExcellentDecor: GoodService: Very good
Public - 10 months ago
reviewed 10 months ago
Good food, and friendly atmosphere. The pizza has a nice thin crust. Calzones are great, and I love the meatball sub.
Food: ExcellentDecor: Very goodService: Excellent
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago