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2011

Items posted01 January 2011

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2010 existed to prepare for 2011. Big changes coming this year. Excited.

@ 11:21 a.m.

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Jasmine rice is worth every penny more. (Or dollar, usually).

@ 6:07 p.m.

Items posted03 January 2011

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Inception

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Nominated for two Golden Globes, this unnerving sci-fi thriller stars Leonardo DiCaprio as Dom Cobb, who earns a tidy sum infiltrating the dreams of corporate titans to steal their most closely held secrets. Tapped by a rich industrialist (Ken Watanabe) for a job involving a rival’s heir, Cobb marshals a team of specialists that includes his right-hand man (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), an architecture student (Ellen Page) and a chemist (Dileep Rao).

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Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

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In the third installment of the swashbuckler series, Capt. Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush), long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with brave Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) and feisty Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley). And what of Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp)? Nothing is as it seems. Just when he appears to be down, he proves he can’t be counted out. Bill Nighy and Yun-Fat Chow also star.

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Warm Springs

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Kenneth Branagh) faces personal and political crises in this biopic that begins not long after the future U.S. president is paralyzed by polio. Roosevelt endures the stigma of the disease and is moved by the plight of America’s disabled. As he searches for a miracle cure, he regains his confidence as a leader with help from wife Eleanor (Cynthia Nixon) and therapist Helena (Kathy Bates).

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After 60 hours without caffeine, the headache emerges.

@ 1:34 p.m.

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Lots of brilliant parallax scrolling effects on this clever HTML5 site from Nike: http://nikebetterworld.com/

@ 2:02 p.m.

Items posted04 January 2011

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Got "Inception" in the mail from Netflix today. Also rented it from iTunes last night. Still haven't watched either.

@ 8 p.m.

Items posted05 January 2011

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Formatted the Drobo into a single volume this morning. Now moving four volatile terabytes of movies back into its safety. #fingerscrossed

@ 7:10 p.m.

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And again: Study tying vaccine to autism was a fraud: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/40930256/ns/health-mental_health/ Vaccinate your children!

@ 7:50 p.m.

Items posted06 January 2011

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Band of Brothers: Disc 1

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This disc includes the episodes “Currahee” and “Day of Days.”

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Band of Brothers: Disc 2

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This disc includes the episodes “Carentan” and “Replacements.”

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Band of Brothers: Disc 3

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This disc includes the episodes “Crossroads” and “Bastogne.”

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I need a wishlist on the Mac App Store.

@ 10:18 a.m.

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Nice! Just unlocked the Super Secret preferences in Twitter for Mac: http://t.co/LWyZN0K

@ 12:11 p.m.

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Resurrecting Tweetie from the Trash. I miss the contrast, visible scrollbar, whitespace, browse-for-attachments, one-click status bar icon.

@ 1:59 p.m.

Items posted08 January 2011

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Spilled gas on my shoe. When I get in the car, Jack says "it smells like lawn mower in here."

@ 11:56 a.m.

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Super Jack insisted on going grocery shopping with us. Proof: http://yfrog.com/h4yxbfej

@ 12:20 p.m.

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Python wins Programming Language of the Year (gained most market share in 2010): http://j.mp/13znKa

via @jcroft

@ 9:35 p.m.

Items posted09 January 2011

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Espinaca & margaritas! — at Mi Ranchito http://gowal.la/c/3jefy

@ 4 p.m.

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