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Archive for August, 2005

StudioDV Editing Hint

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I was looking around the ‘net the other day, trying to find how you create a looping DVD. I found a post embedded DEEP inside some remote forum so I decided to post it here. Obviously for my future viewing, but also for anyone needing an little hint on how to create one.
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Playstation 3 Pre-order on Amazon!

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http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/stores/detail/-/videogames/B0009VXAM0/ref=ase_gadgetmadne04-20/103-2264662-7474253

You heard correctly, PS3 is apparently available for pre-order (or pre-notification) on Amazon. Check it out.

"I SEEEEEE you…"

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http://fourmilab.ch/earthview/satellite.html

Take a gander through the lenses of your favorite orbiting information device.

Praying Mantis preys hummingbird, this cannot be good

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http://www.birdwatchersdigest.com/site/backyardbirds/hummingbirds/mantis-hummer.aspx?sc=birdwireJul2005

Yes, it is exactly as it sounds. Poor little hummingbird becomes Mantis fodder.

Christian One Liners

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Don’t let your worries get the best of you, remember, Moses started out as a basket case.

Some people are kind, polite, and sweet-spirited – until you try to sit in their pews.

Many folks want to serve God, but only as advisers.
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Great article on finances and people in Utah

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U.S. Borrowing Hits Record; Soul-Searching in Utah
As Bankruptcies Surge
‘Monster’ or Sign of Progress?
By BOB DAVIS
Staff Reporter of THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
May 17, 2005; Page A1

SALT LAKE CITY — In 1757, Benjamin Franklin wrote, “Better to go to bed supperless, than wake up in debt.”

One of his modern-day namesakes hasn’t heeded the admonition. Benjamin Franklin Baggett of Salt Lake City got his first credit card on his honeymoon in 1990 and promptly maxed out his $300 credit line. Mr. Baggett had grown up on tales of Franklin — his father gave him a Franklin memorial coin and bought copies of Franklin’s works. But he wanted to buy himself and his wife some new clothing and he hadn’t saved enough to buy it outright on his $11-an-hour concierge job at a Doubletree Hotel.
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Remember Jack Handy?

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http://www.newyorker.com/shouts/content/articles/050808sh_shouts

WHAT I’D SAY TO THE MARTIANS
by Jack Handey

LDS will no longer constitute Utah majority by 2030

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http://www.sltrib.com/ci_2886596

An interesting article on the population statistics of Utah. Now I’ve always known the LDS poplation was dwindling, but to what extent I never knew. As an active member and resident of Utah, I only hope this shift will not effect the lifestyle all these people are moving to Utah to enjoy.

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