Posts Categorized: Misc

Poor Sprint, Verizon is creeping closer to their plans

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Oh boy. Looks like Verizon is not quite happy with that Sprint’s commercial where they claim to offer a better plan for $69.99. Which is still true up to this point — you generally have to choose limited anytime minutes on Sprint with unlimited anything else or unlimited talk and sms but not data on […]

Time machine — go forward or back?

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Yesterday while reading LiveJournal I’ve spotted a short post from one of Russian friends, relaying a short conversation with a US teenager about a time machine. And more specifically, if you ever had a chance to use a time machine and see any moment, where would you go? His answer was “of course the future, […]

Movember – now on Groupon too?

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It’s getting a bit ridiculous, yet seems to have nicely co-insided with me writing about charity a few weeks before. I’m talking about Movember — charity to fight the prostate cancer. No problem with the charity part. Just a small problem with how to events are billed. More specifically, can someone show me a single […]

Unions cost NZ $500 million movie project

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So, the Hobbit, that long-awaited prequel to the Lord of the Rings movies could be moving away from NZ after all. And all because of actor’s union that issued a stop-work order to all its members. Except the ban is no longer in place (or how NZ papers notice that there are no industrial issues) […]

Charity and donations: it’s an industry now

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Charity is a good thing. Always was, probably always will be — desire to help those in need, spurred by either moral motivation (need to do something good), hope of reciprocation (someone will help me, if I ever need help) or just plain frugality (will deduct it from my taxes). But it seems to me […]