090909 was a time machine

Three items happened in the past week that made me think that I stepped out of a time machine rather than the bus. 1. The Beatles had their albums reissued on CD2. The iPod Nano update included a FM radio3. The Chevy Volt electric car will now include a hitch so that it can be […]

Peerless Iowa Flood coverage

The floods of 2008 have been covered in a way that those of 1993 and 1999 were not. This has been close to my heart, as I have family that was affected by these floods. My grandparents’ home was rendered uninhabitable by the flood waters, so naturally I wanted to know what was going on […]

CNN Shirt [Beta]

Here is a novel idea — take headlines, and put them on t-shirts, on demand. Clever, ironic, and just the thing for all of your news-following hipster friends. I noticed this on the CNN website for the first time today — there is a little t-shirt-shaped icon next to some of the stories with intriguing […]