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  • Laura 8:16 pm on December 8, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Applications, Firefox, News Reader, RSS   

    Browse Your Favorite Sites at Once w/ Feedly 

    Feedly is the ultimate tool available from Firefox to provide customized news reading. Feedly organizes your favorites sites and seamlessly integrates RSS feeds into a fun, magazine-like start page. Users are making the switch from other readers to Feedly for its crisp and clean navigation. Mashable recently asked users to vote for their favorite reader, Feedly ranked #2 (Google reader came in first). Users can choose if they want to choose their news as a cover style, digest style, latest news style, or wish to explore news.

    Cover View:

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  • Laura 5:56 am on December 7, 2009 Permalink | Reply

    Quote of the Day: The person who writes for fools is always sure of a large audience – Arthur Schopenhauer
  • Laura 6:37 am on December 6, 2009 Permalink | Reply

    Socially Acceptable Holiday Excuses 

    Tis’ the season of spending time with friends & family telling your friends & family some of these socially acceptable phrases:

    1. “I’m sorry, I just gave all my cash to the Salvation Army ringer standing next door. I will donate on my out of the store!” Truth: You actually spent all your money on a fancy new dress to wear to a holiday party, and you will go out the other exit of the store to avoid the evil glare and shame from the Salvation Army bell ringer.

    2. “I wish you had called yesterday, I just promised by friend I would go to their holiday Christmas party” Truth: No plans, no previous engagements. All you know is that you are not about to get roped into an evening of pretending to enjoy talking to Bob from accounting. Bob from accounting thinks that big smile on your face is from listening to him describe his Star Wars comic book collection. Bob from accounting thinks you smiling because are so excited about his Star Wars comic book collection. Bob from accounting can’t believe how excited you are, and he insists on setting a date to read (More …)

  • Laura 2:33 am on December 6, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , Personalize Gifts,   

    10 Unique Gifts You Can Make with Help from the Web 

    We all know the Web is a great place to do your holiday shopping — this year’s Cyber Monday and Black Friday traffic was way up over the previous year, after all — but what about gifts that are a bit more meaningful? Can the Web give you a hand with gifts that you had at least some small part in creating? You bet.

    Here are 10 great holiday gift ideas that each have a personal touch. None of the ideas below will require you to fire up a sewing machine or glue macaroni to construction paper, but they each need some degree of creative input.

    Note: We can’t guarantee that all of the sites below will be able to ship your gift in time for the holidays — it is always best to check with each individual site before ordering.

    December 2nd, 2009 | by Josh Catone

    1. Print a Family Photo Book

    blurbWhat better way to remember the year than with the gift of a beautiful photo book? Blurbblurbblurb and Lulu can take your photos and turn them into gorgeous books that your family will cherish. This is an especially great way to remember a major event, like a wedding or the birth of a child, and is 100 percent grandparent approved.

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  • Laura 6:59 pm on December 5, 2009 Permalink | Reply

    Quote of the Day 

    In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: It Goes On. – Robert Frost

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