Friday, February 27, 2009

Crazy Shooting at Miramar Beach, Florida

Last night psycho went nuts and shot a group of Chilean students at their town home apartment in Miramar Beach, FL. Two people were killed and three are in critical condition. Here's a link for more details: http://www.nwfdailynews.com/…dents.html

Miramar Beach isn't that far away from Pensacola, and it freaks me out that something this horrible can happen so close to where I live. Northwest Florida is traditionally a quiet area (when it's not spring break or hurricane season) and stuff like this really unnerves us.

My prayers are with the family victims. To have something bad happen to your loved ones who are literally thousands of miles away can be a difficult and frustrating experience. Hopefully, the US and Chilean governments can quickly coordinate and help these families out.

Here's a link to the initial report about the shooting. It talks more about the shooter who apparently was an insane radical, anti-immigrant Republican Party supporter. Link: http://www.nwfdailynews.com/…eriff.html

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Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Translate Error

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This is why you shouldn't rely on Babelfish to translate the name of your Chinese restaurant into English.

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Sunday, February 22, 2009

Saturday, February 21, 2009

Breakfast at the Shiny Dinner

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Meat Lover's Omelete and a side of bacon and cheese grits at the Scenic 90 Cafe on Scenic Highway in Pensacola, FL

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Monday, February 16, 2009

Saturday, February 14, 2009

Sci-Fi Friday is Back!

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Last night, I tuned in for the return of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and the premier of Joss Whedon's Dollhouse on Fox. It's good to finally have something decent to fill in the void that Stargate: SG1/Atlantis left in its place when they ended their shows.

Terminator: SCC continues its story towards humanity’s doom in the hands of machines. I’m hoping to see more time travelling robot fighting each other this season. I think the show needs to come up with an effective way to pull in new viewers if they plan to survive. The show assumes that the viewer already knows what is going on and it leaves any newcomers very lost and confused.

As for Joss Whedon’s Dollhouse, it will be interesting to see how the show plays out. I’m an old fan of Whedon’s Firefly/Serenity, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Angel series, so I have a high level of expectation from this show. With last night’s pilot, I can see that this show will be episodic with an underlying story arc spanning the series. This will be a great contrast to T: SCC which is basically one long story. So far, the story is intriguing, and cast looked awesome. It’s good to see Elisa Dushku and Amy Acker back on the small screen.

Overall, the two shows were great which means that I’ll be tuning each next week. Both shows tackle the idea of being "reprogrammed" pretty well. Let’s just hope that the writing on the shows keeps me coming back.

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Thursday, February 12, 2009

Personal Advice

It would probably have been a hell of a lot cheaper and easier to buy or bid on a Sega Game Gear from eBay, than to build a plutonium-powered time machine, track and collect money from 1994, and risk destroying the time-space continuum just to get a complete and brand new system.

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Way Too Easy

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While I was checking my Facebook account, one of those online ads that sell quick-get-rich schemes using Google popped up. This particular advert wanted to know if you wanted learn how the person pictured in the ad had quit their 9-5 job to make $10K a month using a search engine.

When I looked at the pictures on the ad, I realized something. I realized that I didn’t really need to pay a dime to figure out their secret method because it was way too obvious from the picture to see how this person makes $10K a month.

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