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X? Why?

1/23/2019
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How did the method of drawing an X become an Internet meme? Are we that bored? (Yes.) (Source: BuzzFeed)

Duration:00:01:23

Witness for the Prosecution

1/22/2019
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Insurance companies are watching what you post on social media. If you were them, you would, too. (Source: KPHO-TV-KTVK/Phoenix)

Duration:00:01:17

Reply None

1/21/2019
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A look at David Pogue's suggestions for avoiding and recovering from Reply All disasters. I have some suggestions, too. (Source: The New York Times)

Duration:00:02:03

Let's Eat

1/18/2019
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Everything you know about shopping while hungry is wrong. Maybe. (Source: The Daily Meal)

Duration:00:01:05

Lights Out

1/17/2019
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A cautionary tale of power and preparation. MY power and preparation. It wasn't pleasant.

Duration:00:02:41

Poor Little Rich Kids

1/16/2019
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Kids in one affluent town are being told not to wear a particular brand of hat because they keep losing them. The hats cost up to $350. That's some affluent town. (Source: New York Post)

Duration:00:02:00

Bottoms Up, Up, and Away

1/15/2019
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Drinking on airplanes has been a thing since airplanes were invented. Maybe it's time to cut back on that. (Source: Washington Post)

Duration:00:01:27

The Future Is Uncomfortable

1/14/2019
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Once again, I got a good look at the future at CES. At least, someone's version of the future. Maybe not actually the future after all. (Source: Me, and Los Angeles Times)

Duration:00:02:43

Flipper The Matchmaker

1/11/2019
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A couple got engaged at the Miami Seaquarium dolphin show. Enough with the creative proposals, please. (Source: WSVN-TV/Miami)

Duration:00:01:40

Smoke On The Water

1/10/2019
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Florida is considering a ban on smoking on the beach. Again. (Source: WPTV/West Palm Beach)

Duration:00:01:26

Car Crazy

1/9/2019
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People are committing acts of violence against self-driving cars. It's a thing. (Source: KTVK-KPHO-TV/Phoenix)

Duration:00:01:09

Thy Swill Be Done

1/8/2019
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Coffee purists are trying to drag Italy into the better-and-more-expensive coffee era, just like in the rest of the world. There will be resistance. (Source: Washington Post)

Duration:00:01:55

Look Out

1/7/2019
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L.A. now has an early warning app for earthquakes. It's not much, but is it better than nothing? (Source: Los Angeles Times)

Duration:00:01:26

One Man's Trash

1/4/2019
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A lawn display prompted city action and a lawsuit. It involves toilets. Also a Confederate flag, a Trump flag, and questions about free speech. (Source: Courier Post, Camden/Cherry Hill)

Duration:00:01:55

One Less 'We Never Close'

1/3/2019
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After 50 years, a South Philly diner ends 24/7 operation. No more overnights. Another "blame the Millennials" thing. (Source: Philadelphia Inquirer)

Duration:00:01:26

Early Bird Special

1/2/2019
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I got a senior discount without asking for it. I'm not eligible for the senior discount yet. I don't know whether to be insulted or feel thrifty.

Duration:00:01:34

Nag Nag Nag

1/1/2019
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Don't call it a resolution, call it getting healthier. Okay, it's sort of a resolution, but I don't do resolutions.

Duration:00:01:34

Turn Out The Lights

12/31/2018
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Another year done.

Duration:00:01:36

They Know When You're Awake

12/28/2018
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They've determined that you work better when you're fully awake. Shocking! (Source: New York Times)

Duration:00:01:27

Trends for 2019, Part II

12/27/2018
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More brain cells are expended in Part II of an analysis of one paper's list of Trends for 2019, because we're doing a public service here. (Source: New York Post)

Duration:00:02:13