Jeff Abbott

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A Colbert Christmas - Elvis Costello/Stephen Colbert Duet

Brian's Soapbox December 2013

1 | 2 | 3<p>**Thu 12 Dec 13* <b><br>HERSCHEL MUSEUM - AND CATCH-UP</b> <br>Direct link<p><b>Herschel Museum - I'm honoured and happy to take over as Patron.</b><p><b>QUEEN meeting for</b> …

9 Things You Should Know Before Buying an Xbox One

Another next-generation release is about to rock the gaming world: The Xbox One debuts Nov. 22 in 13 countries, including the United States.<p>Microsoft …

A Personal and Professional Journey through Alzheimer’s Disease

Repeating stories multiple times may be normal for some seniors who are active and lead fulfilling lives – a natural part of aging – but that was NOT …

McBusted: the lessons of the not-so-super supergroups

The union of McFly and Busted raises one question: will they be copying the supergroup model of NKOTBSB or Superheavy?<p>This, perhaps, isn't what Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker and Jack Bruce had in mind when they formed what is usually credited as the world's first supergroup, Cream, in 1966. On the …

Odane Whilby

How to Hear Sign Language

Microsoft uses Kinect technology to turn gestures into text, and text into speech.<p>The most significant barrier between the deaf and the hearing is, generally, language. Signs and speech use different methods to express themselves; that divide alone makes the everyday translation of sign-to-speech, …

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OH YEAH! '80s Johnny Bench Kool-Aid Blooper Reel Is A Treasure Trove

In 1985, Reds catcher Johnny Bench made a series of ads for Kool-Aid that masqueraded as mini-lectures on how to play baseball. Since we're on the …

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Sleepy Sloth Sings Along With Whitney Houston

This sloth was so tired, that he happened to yawn in perfect sync with Whitney Houston's iconic cover of the Dolly Parton classic, "I Will Always …

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9 Books Scarier Than Any Horror Movie

There is nothing better than a good ghost story.<p>It might be tempting to pop in one of your scarier movies when you want to get into the Halloween …

Republic Wireless to Offer Moto X for $299 Sans Contract | Droid Life

Republic Wireless, an MVNO who uses Sprint’s network for service, announced this week that they will soon sell the <b>Moto X</b> for $299 without a contract. …

'Bohemian Gravity' Is Smartest Queen Parody Ever

Timothy Blais decided that completing his master's thesis — titled "A New Quantization Condition for Parity-Violating Three-Dimensional Gravity" — …

iPhone 5S vs. iPhone 5C: Which Should You Buy?

If you're looking to upgrade your iPhone, it's the first time you have to decide between two brand new models: the iPhone 5S or the lower-priced …

Samsung Galaxy Gear: Big, Bold and Challenged

Samsung’s Galaxy Gear Smart Watch is an attractive, albeit bulky, entry into the suddenly white-hot smartphone and wearable technology market, but it …

Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy”: 9th Symphony played on theremins.

I don’t think I need to add much to this except I was destined to post this video, because of my love for Beethoven’s 9th Symphony coupled with an …

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50 Rules for Dads of Daughters {by Michael Mitchell}

<i>I was in tears as I read through this list, as I’m sure many grown daughters will be. Mothers – bookmark this list of rules and encourage your</i> …

Guardian Angel at the Hospital Caught on Camera!

Proper FHB faithhub_belowtitle<p>For He will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways. —Psalm 91:11<p><i>Read this amazing true story</i> …

3 Products to Kick Your Cellphone Addiction

Are you addicted to your cellphone? Or do you know someone who needs an intervention about their mobile dependence? We have some interesting …

Asperger Experts

The Star Wars Seven: Return of the Jedi Cast Reunited

The Force was with Boba Fett, C-3PO, Chewbacca, Emperor Palpatine, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Wicket the Ewok Thursday. The actors behind …

Chromecast Is What Google TV Should Have Been

Chromecast, the surprise announcement at Wednesday's Google Breakfast event in San Francisco, is the most welcome of unexpected guests and already …

The Top 39 Annoying Things That (Local) Bands Do

I’m sure a good portion of our readership are in bands, and I’ll bet 99% of those are guilty of at least some of the below. A venue called The Creepy …

The Complete Guide to Twitter Lingo

Here at <i>Mashable</i>, we live and breathe Twitter. However, sometimes we see a tweet containing an acronym or an abbreviation with which we're not very …

Brian's Soapbox July 2013

1 | 2<p>**Sun 14 Jul 13**<b><br>THE BADGER'S SAD TALE - 200 YEARS AGO<br>(Clare Day - Badger John Clare's Birthday)</b> <br>Direct link<p><b>I want to share with you a poem</b> …