Monthly Archives: July 2010

Got Travel? Travel Blogs and Travel Bloggers, Unite!

For some time  (100,000 years  in internet dog years), I’ve wanted to collect *all* the travel blogs in one spot and organize them by destination.    That’s not happening … yet …  but I’m very happy to see so many … Continue reading

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Flickr to PS3 slide show troubleshooting. Name bar right click for “Date Picture Taken”

UPDATE March 2011:  Well, more trouble with this even following my own directions below, but after many failed attempts  we got the files to copy after backing out of the PS3 menus, going back in, and using the “options” (triangle) … Continue reading

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Hardbat Classic Las Vegas – Please Bring it Back Budweiser!

Hardbat Classic Las Vegas – Eric Owens and Wally Green Originally uploaded by JoeDuck As a table tennis enthusiast I’m hoping Bud Light brings back the Big Money Hard Bat Classic Hard Bat Table Tennis Tournament they had last year … Continue reading

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WordPress Publishing Problems with Flickr or other programs?

Another reminder (because I’ve needed this many times) that you must enable WordPresses “Remote Publishing” protocols if you want to blog photos directly from Flickr  (a fantastic feature – I wish more people could do this but it remains a … Continue reading

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Geschmack ist KING

Ben’s Europe Set D Originally uploaded by JoeDuck Munich, Germany. The influence of US culture was remarkable in Europe, especially given how much Europeans tend to resent US cultural encroachments. McDonald’s, Burger King, and Kentucky Fried Chicken stores were fairly … Continue reading

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Yahoo Bing Search Update

UPDATE:  Hypothesis appears DISproved.  After under an hour Google has correctly posted’s coverage of this issue “yahoo bing search” ahead of’s  at Google Blog  Search.  This is the RIGHT answer.   Good work Google! ———————— (( This is … Continue reading

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Rome Colosseum, Forum, Palatine Hill

Rome Colosseum, Forum, Palatine Hill Originally uploaded by JoeDuck My son summed up the situation well about the Roma Pass, which probably isn’t worth the $25 Euros to most if they can avoid the Colosseum lines, which I think you … Continue reading

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