Archive for September 2006

first ebay item every sold

September 28, 2006

just some trivia for ya…

What was the first thing ever sold on eBay?

In late ’95, Pierre made history when he sold eBay’s first item — a broken laser pointer he had originally bought as a cat toy.

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History of the Manhattan Landmark Destroyed on September 11, 2001

September 13, 2006

Never forget.  about.com helps us remember.

World Trade Center — History of the World Trade Center Towers

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true. new yorkers.

September 2, 2006

this gmail rss link i stumbled on has new yorkers down to a pat.  how many times have i grown irritated trying to long stride past a group casually walking 4 abreast.  or the annoyance of having to shoulder twist to avoid bumping a group gathered outside after leaving a restaurant or show only to block the sidewalk.

Fodor’s Travel Wire | New York City Survival Guide

New Yorkers have a reputation for being rude, but locals are really friendly as long as you don’t get in their way. The best way to experience the fabled rude New Yorker in action is to cause a delay. So decide what you want before you get to the front of the line, don’t dither around the ATM, don’t stop smack in the middle of the sidewalk to check your map, and don’t saunter along slowly six abreast. If you need directions, move to the nearest street corner and wait for the light to turn red, and then ask someone for help while they’re waiting to cross the street.

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yuck, spam. some tips to prevent it.

September 2, 2006

even as a network admin i didnt know some of these tips.  as with everything- education is the key.

if you’re tuff enough to handle your email by actually thinking before you act- you can minimize your spam with these tips.  if you’re simple and get exhausted at just the idea having to be proactive about your email… enjoy your spam.

Most Popular Anti-Spam Tips, Tricks and Secrets – About Email

Spam, spam and spam. How to avoid spam, how to filter spam, and how to complain about spam are the items on this menu of junk mail fighting tips.

screw back the cellular providers and their contracts.

September 2, 2006

we’re americans… we hate commitment.  we think it violates our “freedom”… whateva that means.

but to cater to that wonderful mentality there’s this site that frees us from the mind control of mobile service providers.

want out of your cellular contract?  look here.
want to take over someone elses’s contract?  look here.

Resellular – Droping Calls? Drop your Contract!

Tired of those long 2-year contracts? Of course you are…and so are we! Thats why Resellular has established an online marketplace to eliminate early termination fees
and long phone contracts.