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iChat 2.1 beta

Apple has released a public beta of iChat 2.1, which makes it possible to engage in video and audio chats with Windows users running AIM 5.5. (Of course, I don’t know anyone using Windows and a Web cam, so I haven’t been able to test it yet.) iChat 2.1b also introduces a strange limitation: if ...

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Coffee Boosts Stamina

A little coffee before your ride or workout can increase your stamina, according to an article at the BBC: <a title=" BBC NEWS | Health | Coffee ‘boosts exercise stamina'” href=”http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/3122319.stm”>Coffee ‘boosts exercise stamina’. That’s probably why I can get from Herkimer Coffee to the office so quickly on my bike! (It could also be ...

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Cycling Sportsmanship

Excellent article in the L.A. Times about sportsmanship in cycling, especially the Tour de France: In Cycling, Winning With Honor Means Everything . It’s wonderful to see that this type of behavior still exists.

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Good Eats

At Macworld Expo a couple weeks ago, my friend and author Dori Smith was showing off her Sony-Ericcson T68i phone, and she played a ring tone with the expectancy that I’d immediately recognize the tune. I failed. Looking at my confused expression, she said, “You know, Alton Brown!” Nothing – Alton Brown could have been ...

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Hello World

Obligatory “Look out world, I have my own blog!” comment inserted here.