Thu, Aug 15 - 2013
  Like most things it starts small,  a little here, a little there,  we never expect it to get so out of hand.  We pick it up and its all cool,  we think we can handle it,  but slowly it grows on us,  what started small slowly gets larger.  Eventually we realize its to big to deal with on our own,  so we call on professional help.  We're given a professional opinion,  by somebody who knows way more than we do,  and we try and follow their advice in curbing it back, but still it grows larger and gets more out of hand...
Tue, Aug 6 - 2013
     Andor's Trail is a free, fun, and open-source, RPG game. Available for nearly all Android devices. I downloaded this game around the beginning of July, it was version .69 then and it keeps being updated. I should mention the game is still in semi beta stages, some quests can't be completed, and the maps aren't completely finished, though in no way should that keep you from having fun and finishing many of the quests that there are.
     I'd totally post some of my own screenshots here, but my Android device (2.2) doesn't seem to have a way to...
Wed, Jul 24 - 2013
     Removing the battery on a 2007 Honda Silverwing is as simple as opening the seat and removing the screw from the battery cover and then removing the two bolts from the terminals to remove the battery cables.
Sat, Jul 13 - 2013
     My day started not unlike any other, and I decided, around four o'clock, that I would go out to the local junk store(thrift/second hand store) and on the way back try and hack a few portals in Ingress. I ran out to my car, it was only like twenty degrees out, and climbed in. I put the key in the ignition and the radio came to life, I buckled myself in, safety first, and turned the key to start my car, the starter tried to turn over a few times, and then clicked. I tried several times, with no luck, I assumed that I must have left the lights on or something and that...
Sat, Jul 6 - 2013
       Long exposure photography of fireworks is so beautiful, and maybe you wish you could get some nice pictures, but either your camera doesn't have a feature for that, or you can never seem to get the timing right.
 
     In this tutorial I'm going to show you how to create long exposure shots from video of fireworks. It should be noted that this method won't create an image as good a quality as taking a real long exposure picture, but more on that later.

     What you'll need: A video of...
Thu, Jun 20 - 2013
     I work in retail, and I don't control the music that plays at my store, so I get to hear all sorts of music, most of which I don't care for, but some I really just don't get, like this song: Need You Now, by Lady Antebellum.
  Picture perfect memories
Scattered all around the floor.
Reaching for the phone cause,
I can't fight it anymore.

And I wonder if I ever cross your mind.
For me it happens all the time.

It's a quarter after one.
I'm all alone and I need you now.
Said I wouldn't call, but I lost...
Thu, Jun 20 - 2013
     I recently had the pleasure of obtaining a great film called Sarah's Choice, and keeping with my theme I have a review.
         Cast: Rebecca St. James - Sarah Collins
Logan White - Megan
Dick Van Patten - Pastor Smith
Brad Stine - Clay
Staci Keanan - Denise
Ethan Cooper Roy - Jack
Julian Bailey - Matt Evans
Robert Miano - Henry
Sidney Mason Gunn - Jill
Sean McGowan - Chad        The Plot:      The movie opens with Sarah employed...
Mon, Jun 3 - 2013
The Pretender, a Christiano Film (1987)

     I just recently obtained this film, and only last night watched it. I was on the edge of my seat, constantly wondering where the next turn was going to be, what the next surprise would be.
     Here's a breakdown of the plot, don't worry, I won't spoil anything.
     Keith, played by Mark Rose, is on nearly every girls blacklist in the school, his claim to fame, dating a girl to get what he wants, and then dumping them. Keith turns tables and fakes getting saved to get...
Wed, May 15 - 2013
    Freestyle is a fairly new feature in Blender, and there is much learning to be done on the topic. Today I'm going to be giving a few tips on how to speed up your freestyle renders.
    These tips only apply to those that are just using the freestyle lines, and not layering that on top of the rendered mesh. On a very simple scene I was able to save a tad more than a second in render time simply by removing the light source, and my end result was the exact same.  Render time with light: 3.24 Render time without light: 2.19     ...
Tue, May 14 - 2013
     I work at a major retailer, as many of you might know, I also happen to spend my summers out in our Garden Center, dealing with plants and garden type stuff, its loads of fun, EXCEPT for SOME PEOPLE. You had to know it was coming, right?
     So the other day, Sunday the 11th to be exact, I was at work, stocking freight, answering questions about plants, showing people where sale items are, the usual for a weekend at work, when it happened. This older lady came up to me, with a younger woman following her.* So here's how it went down. The...

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