Author Archives: Dusty Reagan

Steve Jobs is Watching You!

Wow! Turns out the iPhone and 3G iPad have been secretly logging everyone’s GPS location in a local unencrypted database file ever since the release of iOS 4. The file is backed-up locally every time you sync your device with your computer, so it … Continue reading

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TIL Moray Eels have a 2nd jaw inside their jaw!

The Moray Eel’s 2nd jaw is called a pharyngeal jaw. They use it to pull down prey captured in the front of their mouth, further down into their esophagus. It’s creepy, and it’s true! Check out this video of the … Continue reading

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What good shall I do this day?

For about 4 years now I’ve been rocking the Hipster PDA.  I carry a stack of blank 3 by 5 index cards in my wallet (see the pic to the right on exactly how that works) and use them for to-do lists … Continue reading

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How to create a Twitter account that tweets your DonorsChoose search criteria

One of my favorite non-profits is DonorsChoose.org. For those that aren’t familiar with DonorsChoose.org, It’s a website that allows teachers to request items they need for their class that their school hasn’t budgeted for. Depending on the wealth of the … Continue reading

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TIL The Uncanny Valley

TIL (Today I Learned) about the uncanny valley while talking to a couple of my friends about Tron 2. Apparently some of the computer animation in Tron 2 falls into the uncanny valley, aka the CGI humans are creepy looking. The uncanny … Continue reading

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