Daily Archives: February 6, 2009

‘It’s a bird strike’

CNN posted the FAA-released audio (with accompanying video) from the US Airways Flight 1549 that crash-landed in the Hudson River on January 15 2009.  It is pretty amazing that everyone made it out in one piece.  I always raise an … Continue reading

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MSN Autos: Top 10 car maintenance mistakes

As non-experts, it’s tough to know when you should fix with your car.  When is the mechanic being truthful, and when are they lining their pockets with your hard-earned Chicken McNugget money.  Here are MSN Autos’ Top 10 car maintenance … Continue reading

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Lunch with Joel in the city?

I’ll be working in the city Friday and Monday.  I have lunch plans for Friday, but if anyone wants to get together for lunch on Monday, call me on the cell, email me, SMS me, or comment on my website.  The highest … Continue reading

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Joel is lean and mean

I’m wrapping up my 2nd week back at the gym.  I’ve lost 3 lbs. so far, which isn’t that impressive, as it’s just the usual few pounds you lose after your body is shocked by the sudden change from a … Continue reading

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Your recycling questions answered

Slate’s Green Lantern column (personally, never heard about it until today) answered some reader’s question about washing containers before throwing them in the recycling bin.  I never bothered, but I know my wife has done it on occasion when she … Continue reading

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Study states obvious…. Women are hard to read

A recent study by researchers at Indiana University reported that women are hard to read.  No shit. How much did they spend on this one? Researchers at Indiana University showed video clips from 24 different speed dates and asked male and … Continue reading

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