ShrinkFile online file zipper: Some apps don't... →
Shared by Jamie ShrinkFile might be useless for the poster of this review, but at the library, when a patron needs to create a Zip file, this might be just the ticket. Filed under: Utilities,
I really can’t bear the thought of the “I’d hit that” comments we’ll see about Sarah Palin. Just can’t bear it. McCain Chooses Palin as Running Mate - NYTimes.com
Secrets of a Hipster Hooker →
jessicalindsey: ” ‘You know, it was degrading, for sure. But so was cold-calling,’ she says,…” Yeah, guess who I’m reblogging again. Fascinating article, though.
History Backlash Culture Buzz First black presidential candidate! First...– History Backlash - Featured on BuzzFeed Love the phrase “world-historically tired.” So, so accurate.
VueTOO® Hurricane GUSTAV Situation Page _____ →
Wow, Gustav and Louisiana (sadly) seem to have a date. On the other hand, this VueTOO thing is pretty neat.
Rock City, Lookout Mountain, GA →
Shared by Jamie What you see when you “See Rock City” Feature: Mountaintop attraction designed by the wife of the man who invented miniature golf. …
My library is across the street from the ocean. But I never would have thought...– library_mofo: Yaaar me mateys! Darn it, this was funnier when I thought it said “parrots for patrons.”
Dear patron ...
who just made a stink about having to make a reservation to use a computer. We did all that so you can watch Sanford & Son?
11:52pm: At Stephanie’s birthday at Boulevard Three nightclub. My...– The Hills: Diary Of A Production Assistant - Film.com Damnit, can’t remember where I found the link to this blog. Via someone; step up and claim it if it was you! Jessica Lindsey. Woulda been a reblog, but I wanted to quote a different part. Anyway, will not be able to enjoy The Hills...
In other words, they are not sure that I exist.
HowManyOfMe.com There are 1 or fewer people with my name in the U.S.A. How many have your name?
Useful Firefox 3 Configuration Tweaks →
Shared by Jamie Things to change in Firefox 3. Really, just do it. No extensions required. Firefox 3 comes with several preferences baked into its options dialogs, but there are still a few you…
Alabama to Charge Fat Workers →
Shared by Jamie They tried to do this at my place of employment a few years ago. But it mysteriously went away and was never heard of again. If you’re overweight and work for the State of…
Hurricane Katrina, Three Years Later: A Memoir And... →
Tomorrow marks the third anniversary of the landfall of Hurricane Katrina. Unfortunately, there’s a new storm on the horizon: The latest on Gustav is that it could hit the coast of…
Expand Your Brain with Evernote →
Shared by Jamie Anyone have any personal experience with Evernote? It sounds good … A new school year is just around the corner, but this semester you’re looking for a safer way to…
jackieheartsb: jessicalindsey: I wish there was a job that combined my love of reading, writing, thrifting and making things pretty. If you find it, let me know. Me too!
In short, we ended up with a national minimum age of 21 because of the National...– mental_floss Blog » Why is the Drinking Age 21? I have to ask, what kind of legal employment requires you to drink alcohol?
TV in My Bathtub? Yes, Please →
Shared by Jamie Brilliant idea! After much debate on where it’s cool to have additional televisions in your house (I’m against in the bedroom, but for the dining room, for the record), I have…
What does a feral librarian look like?
Testing something here ...
ObamaTaxCut.com How much would you save is... →
I embraced the label “feral librarian” when I heard a speaker refer to the...– Why Feral Librarian? Yup, forget Neal’s negative connotations - I’m proud to be a Feral Librarian.
Scroll to the right for your search results - allows a nice screenshot view of each of the search engines Widesplorer polls. I think I like it!
Jamie Clayton →
CULTURE BUZZ – The New York Observer calls Jamie Clayton, a transexual, the second hottest girl in New York.Yep. I would do her. Contribute: Add an image, link, video or comment » …
Times Online - The 25 best boarding school books →
I want to read all of these! Most of them, I’ve never even heard of, honestly.
Synchronized diver blames partner for what again? →
This shows why 14 may not be too young for the Olympics, and why cell phones at sporting events this important are just wrong.
More Pemberton Mill collapse links
A contemporary newspaper report, from something called Vincent’s Semi-annual United States Register. Very complete story, though. AmericanHeritage.com article Warning: Article is apparently reproduced from scanned-in text, as there are frequent errors common to such documents. So for “rat tie” read “rattle”, and so on. NYTimes article about the collapse, relatively...
Pemberton Mill Disaster →
All the research I’ve done about cotton mills, and I’ve never heard about this? In January of 1860 the Pemberton Mill collapsed in the early evening, killing at least 145, rather horrifically, especially once the fire got started. More than 600 were trapped in the ruins, including children. As in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, many were young female immigrants, often Irish or...
The 21-year-old was airlifted to Carolinas Medical Center, where she was treated...– Mother found hurt in ravine after 5 days | www.charlotteobserver.com Doctors expect her to survive fully, hmm? As opposed to partially surviving? Seriously, best of luck to her for a full recovery, and continued, um, survival.
Pandora On the Verge of Closing Shop →
Shared by Jamie Nooooo! Love Pandora. Pandora is an internet radio service that allows you to create your own radio station based on songs and artists that you like. While you can’t…
Create a Tour of Web Pages with Agglom →
Shared by Jamie I have needed this for classes more times than I can count. This is awesome! Sharing web pages in a conversation shouldn’t be as tricky as it is. Sometimes you’re on the…
Joe Biden's pro-RIAA, pro-FBI tech voting... →
Shared by Jamie Important. Ah jeez. Pro-RIAA, Mr Biden? Declan McCullagh / CNET News: Joe Biden’s pro-RIAA, pro-FBI tech voting record — By choosing Joe Biden as their…
Top 10 Cell Phone Etiquette Rules People Still... →
Shared by Jamie Read and learn, just in case you need to. Written by Mobilecommandos Do we really still need to talk about this? You’d think with over a decade of experience under our belts…
Open Salon: If You Tippem, Will They Come? →
Shared by Jamie This started August 11. (I’m behind.) I wonder how it’s working out. Anyone heard anything? Online magazine Salon.com today opened up its new hosted blog network, Open…
Bubbles and Fluid turn your favorite sites into... →
Shared by Jamie Might be cool, but I need to spend more time figuring out exactly what it does. I may get fired for saying this, but I miss the convenience, focus, and robustness of desktop apps….
Picnik adds support for layering, mass uploading →
Shared by Jamie I use Picnik all the time but hadn’t noticied this. Which just goes to show that there’s a reason to go to the full-fledged Picnik site instead of just using the service through…
Pixelpipe lets you easily mass distribute media... →
Shared by Jamie This seems to rock! If you liked Ping.fm you’ve got to check out Pixelpipe. It’s a service that’s been designed for lazy (yet ambitious) folks who want to send…