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Saturday, November 28, 2009

Paralympic torch bearer

Along with the Winter Olympics, the 2010 Winter Paralympic Games will held in Vancouver, BC.  You can sign up to be considered as one of the torch bearers in the run-up to the Paralympic Games.

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Free music

Do a Google-like search, and have the option to listen or download music for free.  Great selection of mp3s.  Not sure how it works, but it works really well... for now.

USB Boot Disk for your Mac

How To Build a Bootable Rescue SD Card For Your Mac - MacLife

Because sometimes even Macs can crash, now you can create a boot disc with and SD card or a USB flash drive. Nice.

Monday, November 2, 2009

50th Birthday Of The Goalie Mask

From pop culture to hockey psychology, 50 years of goalie masks - Yahoo Sports

November 1st marks the 50th anniversary of Jacques Plante strapping on a goalie mask at MSG in New York, and is remembered in a  Hockey News piece.

In UK, Deadly Texting & Driving Leads To Prison

DRIVEN TO DISTRACTION: When Texting Kills, Britain Offers Path to
Prison - NYT

Britain has become one of the most aggressive countries in attacking
the use of cellphones while driving. The UK considers this as
dangerous as impaired driving or street racing.