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Winning a Ford Truck in A Hole-In-One

This is amazing. A woman fills out a raffle ticket in a Ford dealership. The win is for a Ford F-150 and all she has to do is put a hockey puck into a tiny hole from the middle of line. Watch the awesome happen.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ccZqU8rJjTs

Praying Mantis Meets Sopa

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Kim Jong Il Dies Must Die

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Clementine It Is

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I'm staying with Clementine after trying several other alternative in the media player application category. I tried Rhythmbox and Banshee simultaneously at one time. Rhythmbox feels so under featured right now that I'd rather use CMUS. In fact I have used CMUS at one one-week period of this try-out. I enjoy playing this command line controlled media player without fuss and with minimal resources for hours on end.
Banshee is the one time Ubuntu favorite media application. I always find something to be annoyed when using Banshee. Failing to start, Dbus problems, extension failures/incompatibility. I can't get internet radio to work or fetch stations (Rhythmbox trumps Banshee in this category). Banshee's feature set is exactly what I want out of a desktop media player. So the search continues.
Clementine is based on Amarok-1.4 and it uses Qt. (Banshee uses mono and Rhythmbox uses Gtk). Most of the features I like in Banshee has an equivalent on Clementine. But the executio…

Cute Chameleons

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Diaspora Alpha Begins

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Congratulations to the Diaspora Team, well done.