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Picking the Ukulele was uploaded to Flickr

well, smelling anyway

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I took Picking the Ukulele on January 19, 2015 at 12:18PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on January 19, 2015 at 06:25PM

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Picking the Ukulele was uploaded to Flickr

well, smelling anyway

embiggen by clicking
http://flic.kr/p/qS1Bfu

I took Picking the Ukulele on January 19, 2015 at 12:18PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on January 19, 2015 at 06:25PM

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Photo Republished at Government Accuses Sprint Of Overcharging By $21M For Its Wiretapping Services – Consumerist

Cell phone-iphile
 

My photo was used to illustrate this post

What is a Sprint?!? Are they listening now?!? I’m a cat. (swanksalot) The White House has gotten its tab from Sprint for wiretapping expenses and is sending it back with a big old frowny face on it, saying the company is overcharging it by more than $21 million. And by “sending it back,” of course I mean it’s suing Sprint. Feds claim in the lawsuit (PDF) that Sprint inflated charges by about 58% between 2007 and 2010, reports Wired.com.

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Photo Republished at How to keep your cat indoors and prevent the escape

Pippin and Da Bird

My photo of Pippy and Da Bird was used to illustrate this post

Switch your cat to scheduled feeding if you didn’t already. How can this help? Simply – if you feed your cat on a schedule, his energy will be more focused, his rhythm of the day will be more clear to him, and his need to wander outside will be minimized (stating you do play with your cat before meals for at least a little bit). Also, you can schedule a meal every time you leave home, so your cat is busy as you head out. Besides, if your cat escapes, it will be easier to call him back by just rattling his food pack if he’s on a scheduled feeding. Short play before each meal will help to keep your cat indoors. Photo swanksalot, CC BY-SA 2.0

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Reading Around on January 26th through January 27th

A few interesting links collected January 26th through January 27th:

  • Stop CBS From Airing Anti-Abortion Super Bowl Ad « Majority Speaks – Even as the trial continues for the murder of Dr. George Tiller, CBS is planning to air an anti-abortion ad during the Super Bowl game.

    Tell CBS that this is no time to feed the anger and hatred of anti-abortion extremists.

    CBS has a stated policy to reject all ads it deems controversial, including ads from MoveOn.org, PETA, and even the United Church of Christ, which dared to suggest that their church would model tolerance (“Jesus Didn’t Turn People Away. Neither Do We”).

    In fact, CBS execs told the United Church of Christ that CBS rejects any ad that “touches on and/or takes a position on one side of a current issue

  • Can Apple’s iPad Save the Media After All? | Epicenter | Wired.com – early reports indicate that device’s display is crisp, with rich colors. If that’s the case, it will make any well-designed, high-quality publication look good. In addition, magazine publishers can take advantage of the device’s ability to play video by embedding it into articles, and can update their publications with the latest news in real time…

    Condé Nast is preparing a number of iPad ezine subscriptions, including GQ, Wired and Vanity Fair, sources tell wired.com. In an interview before the iPad announcement one senior executive said that while the company it was still very enthusiastic about the iPhone platform — whose downloads already count towards ad-rate-setting circulation guarantees — but was poised to take full advantage of the iPad and was “eager to see what kind of additional functionality they have they baked in.”

    Read More http://www.wired.com/epicenter/2010/01/can-apples-ipad-save-the-media-after-all#ixzz0dr25Jr9C

  • 1.2 Million Pounds Of Cured Meat Recalled For Salmonella – The Consumerist – "1.2 million pounds of Daniele International salami, sausage, and other cured meat products have been yanked out of stores and recalled due to possible salmonella contamination. The meats are linked to 184 sick individuals in 38 states. At least 35 people have been hospitalized, but none have died."

    Pippy is (internet) famous, again!