Online tools

Google takes on Wikipedia

Google announced today that it made Knol public for a beta launch. Knol is a site where users can write articles on anything and everything and collaborate to make sure the information is the most accurate and up-to-date as possible. Sound familiar? Read More! [...]
Cat Lady

Everybody wants to be a cat

Last weekend, I adopted an adorable 8 week old kitten from Feral Friends, a Dallas animal rescue group. Her name is Victoria Beckham, and she lights up my life. I've never been the maternal type. Children are not particularly interesting to me, and frankly, holding the responsibility of another life in my hands is a frightening concept. I spent the first few nights with her constantly waking up in the middle of the night to make sure she was ok. She Read More! [...]
Musings

Best Mother’s Day Ever

Best mother's day ever Originally uploaded by QCait. I highly recommend the movie Son of Rambow (trailer). Funny, fun, heartwarming, and filled with cute Euro-80's children, the movie is about British child #1 (who is raised in an Amish-like religion) who meets up with trouble-making British child #2, who is an aspiring film maker. British child #1 (who has never watched TV before), sees Rambo at #2's house and a brilliant idea for a movie Read More! [...]
Nerdy Stuff

White people like grammar

Perhaps my favorite blog out there today is Stuff White People Like. It is not only eerily true*, but also hilarious. An excerpt from today's post - #99 Grammar: When asking someone about their biggest annoyances in life, you might expect responses like “hunger,” “being poor,” or “getting shot.” If you ask a white person, the most common response will likely be “people who use ‘their’ when they mean ‘there.’ Maybe comma Read More! [...]
Nerdy Stuff

Ken Jennings, I think you are great.

If you love Jeopardy, game show drama, or the little twinge of pride when you know something random about the world around you that no one else in the room can quite remember, please read this book. Read More! [...]
Pop Culture

Pumping up the RD2 team with my tshirt!

Been working a lot lately... including at 11 PM tonight. Big things a'coming... get excited... Read More! [...]