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Kevin on January 9th, 2013

The Practical Hacks Award Committee held a special meeting last night, chaired by the Vice President of Motivational Tweets & Slogans.  Following an hour long reading of the last meeting’s minutes and two fistfights, the Committee stumbled on to New Business, the first item of which was a selection of our Paperwallet winners.  After a […]

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Kevin on December 2nd, 2012

A quick update… Moving at a glacial pace, but nevertheless making progress, I’m working on a review of the Red Oxx Sky Train.  The bag is worthy of a well thought out and carefully written review, and I won’t hit “Publish” until it’s ready, so please be patient If you’re looking for an easy to […]

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Kevin on December 25th, 2011

I hope you all able to spend your holidays with loved ones, and that your travels are trouble free and safe. This YouTube video captures Christmas celebrations from around the world in 1950; I hope you enjoy it…

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Kevin on March 28th, 2011

Just a quick follow-up to my post Avoid overpacking with a simple trip plan. A quick (4D/3N) trip to Vegas for a trade show, this trip involved two flights on a Beech 1900D (for those of you unfamiliar with this aircraft, the “D” stands for Devoid of Comfort). If you ever need to experience what […]

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If you’re an aspiring junior meteorologist or just a nut for excessive data, you need to check out WeatherSpark.  The beta site is jam packed with tons of data which you can customize to your heart’s content.  Click on this screen shot to see a close-up version: You can customize the view and the graphs […]

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Kevin on February 9th, 2011

Is there any doubt?  I love the Darth Vader kid spot, the eTrade baby, and even Joan Rivers as a GoDaddy hottie, but for pure emotion and intensity, this is it:

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Kevin on January 1st, 2011

May your journey in 2011 be filled with joy, intrigue, and beauty…

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