The NY Office

The New York Public Library is a great remote work location.  There’s free wifi everywhere, and  The Rose Main Reading Room in this photo has outlets for laptops.

NY_Pubic_Library

There’s even a snack shop, and museum like exhibits.  The current main exhibit is a tribute to Nelson Mandela.

The New York Public Library, glass negative fr...

The New York Public Library, glass negative from 1908 depicting horse carriages and trolleys. Late stage construction: trademark lions not yet installed. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Lagrangeville

I’ve had pretty good luck seeing snow when I travel around Christmas time.
Lagrangeville is a small town in upstate New York. it was founded by
French settler, and cousin of Henry Hudson, Antoine LaGrange. or something
to that effect. I’m sure if you look it up on Wikipedia there’s a cool
story about how Lagrangeville was founded. Just remember though it’s
Wikipedia, it could be made up.

At 18° F, -8 Celcius, Lagrangeville would be a great vacation spot for a
global warming doubter. Later today I’ll be at a Christmas party with
those who could make it here in the storm. At the party, I’m going to start
a rumor that global warming deniers have gone to Lagrangeville courts to
have thermometers removed from the government buildings, because their
beliefs are violated. If anyone asks you about that, back me up. or
better yet, someone start an article on Wikipedia.

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Ba mươi ba

Saigon, the Vietnamese restaurant in Cocoa Beach, Florida now serves 33
beer, or in Vietnam, Saigon Ðò (red).

www.333beer.com/page1.html

Today I had a bottle with a bowl of Pho, delicious.

33 was originally brewed by the French based on a German recipe. It’s now
brewed by Heineken’s Saigon Beer Company in Ho Chi Minh City. Like the
mysterious 33 on a bottle of Rolling Rock, no one knows the exact origin or
reason for the number.

www.ichiban1.org/html/memorabilia.htm

Saigon beers get average ratings on beer review sites, but when accompanied
by a hot bowl of vietnamese noodles (Pho) no beer taste better.

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On anniversary of Kercher murder, press still misleads in reporting

This is a fascinating case. it’s sad how inaccurate mainstream media can be at times.

The Murder of Meredith Kercher, unresolved

download (1)Meredith Kercher, a student on the Erasumus study abroad program, was killed in Perugia on the night of November 1st, 2007. One of her roommates was charged with participating in the murder: US student Amanda Knox, was also in Perguia studying, but not as a part of a program.  On the six year anniversary of the murder you would expect that the media would accurately report on the developments in the trials of those who are accused. However, this year all of the major US news organizations failed to provide balanced reporting on the anniversary of Meredith’s murder.

Apparently, there is no shame in failing to provide accurate reporting in a murder case.

The worst offender is King 5 Seattle reporter Linda Byron, who simply pushes the entire Knox defense case in her reporting. Her reports are discussed in separate articles on this site.

First- the accurate details…

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FreedomPop free 4g is free except for the fees and evil billing practices

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Are you considering a secondary/portable internets access for entertainment  elsewhere?  Consider instead SickBeard as ethical usenet.  This will allow you to eliminate the cost of DVR rental at home leaving your funds to purchase LTE bandwidth while still reducing monthly  spending overall.  Do NOT enter into a contract with sprint/clear.  If clear/sprint only use Pay As You Go (if they require your social security number or the last four digits or openly declare the need for a ‘soft credit check’ you are being entered into the contractual relationship you need AVOID.).  To employ usenet ethically you must pay/license your tv/movie content through your ISP/satellite/other  amazon/netflix.  If you download from usenet without just compensation to content producers you will be ethically/legally guilty of piracy (depriving others of just wages).  You can ethically download programs from  ‘air channels’ or those you can receive with merely a tv…

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