Steven Hawking's wife accused of physically abusing him

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According to this article, Steven Hawking’s wife has been questioned by British detectives over claims that she has been assaulting the brainy cosmologist (no, a cosmologist is not someone who writes for Cosmo).

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A lock statement with timeout...

Found this interesting post via Eric Gunnerson’s blog (PM for the C# compliler team) blog.

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Eating too much

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Don’t you hate it when you momentarily lose all control and pig out like a death row inmate on his last meal? I need to exhibit more self control during those “all you can eat” moments, because I am so uncomfortable right now.

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Atheist Calls Pledge Unconstitutional

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How quickly would the pledge be altered if it ended “one nation under Allah” or “one nation under Buddah”?

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Snowboarding Weekend!

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Snowboarding A group of us went snowboarding at Mammoth mountain this past weekend to celebrate Judy’s (Dan’s wife) birthday. I won’t be so uncouth to tell you how old she turned. We stayed in a nice little condo with the 7 of us.

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RE: Proposed Bible-based marriage laws

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Found this on another website. Sorta ties into my earlier rant about Bush’s stance on the whole gay marriage issue:

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Those Crazy Brits are at it again

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Austin would be so pround. I wonder what the Queen thinks of all this wanton shagging going on? And I thought the British were such a reserved people. Apparently so if we’re talking about reserving a spot in the park for a romp.

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TIP: Row by Row operations without cursors

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In general, cursors suck ass! Ok, that’s a bit extreme, but I have a long and ugly history with cursors. Let me diverge here and tell you a true story.

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U.S. Minority Groups on Rise by 2050

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Being of mixed heritageI have both bases covered. For now, I can claim my caucasian-ness and reap all the benefits of being the dominant sub-culture. But once minorities surpass caucasians, I can switch to

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Be sure to ask Snoop

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Cause his shiznit be fo real, know what I’m sayin’. Enter yo trickass URL and he’ll tranlate that shizzle.

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Orkut is .NET

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Proving the whole 6 degrees of separation thing, I finally received an invitation to Orkut. The thing that struck me was when highlighting a button I noticed this in the status bar:

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Meeting the Lender Today

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We’re meeting the lender today to make the final preparations for the big loan. I thought college was expensive, but this is on a whole ‘nother level. For you out there who don’t live in California, I’m basically buying a small 1000 sq ft 2 bedroom 2.5 bathroom condo townhouse for probably the amount you could buy a mansion in Kentucky, or a four bedroom house in Seattle. This market is crazy, but we’re not ready to leave L.A. just yet. So it’s love it or buy it.

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Burning Man

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I can almost smell the smoky embers. Burning Man tickets have already gone on sale. I tried to buy them in the mad rush when they first came online at a discounted price to no avail. Their servers basically decided to go on a vacation with the overload of requests. I had a vision of one of them Japanese subway cars where they have to shove people inside.

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Very neat video

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Update: What to do if you win the lottery.

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Ok, this post has been effectively deleted. Apparently the link I posted is no longer up. :(

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The architect of the fashion world

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With the news that we are about to be home owners, Kyle’s comment was

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We're homeowners!!!

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We got it. Now what!?

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The Neopoleon Guide to Hollywood Aliens

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This is a hilarious guide to distinguishing aliens from humans. Here’s an excerpt. Read the rest at Neopoleon.com.

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Advice on making a condo offer

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At least this advice worked for us.

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What would you do if you won the lottery?

I was thinking about this question after reading an article in a magazine about setting goals. The article had four steps for setting goals, and six steps for meeting them. Included were your usual tips for visualizing your goal, writing it down, and making a plan of action to meet the goal.

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