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The Truth vs. The Urban Legend

This happened about 20 years ago, and I am fascinated by the difference between what I thought was true and what the facts seem to be nearly 20 years later. Here’s what the media conveyed to me: A woman drove up to the McDonald’s drive through, bought coffee, put it in her lap, spilled it […]


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SSP Handheld Navigation Button

Snews You Can Use

Well, I’ve completely revamped the navigation system for my entire media collection at TimTyson.us. It has taken a couple of weeks, but I think it’s ready for its official debut! So here are two links: one to the navigation system designed for handheld devices:   And the other navigation system designed for laptop and desktop […]


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Lesley Hazleton

She Nailed It!

Last night I wrote a post, “Christian Taliban?” that had been burning in my thinking. I couldn’t decide if I should write it or not. Finally I decided to commit it to writing. The movement of the spheres? This morning I see a link from a friend, thanks James! The TED talk by Lesley Hazleton, included at […]


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Conrad Sleeps

Vacuuming Our Cat

Conrad the Kat, also known as “Beast” and “Animaux Sauvage,” is a total fur factory. He generates more fur than any critter alive. He sheds everywhere. Enormous fur bunnies lie in his wake as he saunters around his lair. I’ve given up the idea of having fur-free dark clothes. A colleague told me she vacuums […]


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Shotwell Street (Mission District) Snow San Francisco 1887

The Weather Outside Is…

Snowing in San Francisco? (Well it did once: 5 inches in 1887!) The music (It’s only a 20-something second selection.) is from Christmas with the Puppini Sisters, a holiday album I highly recommend! This little video was shot with Cartoonatic, a cute little iPhone app.


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Time Magazine Spoof from The Onion (Play Button)

I Laughed Out Loud

It’s worth watching the short ad to get to this spoof from The Onion News Network (link). Doing away with kid-friendly info bubbles and colorful photos, new ‘TIME Advanced’ will cater to adults with an interest in news. TIME Announces New Version Of Magazine Aimed At Adults TIME Announces New Version Of Magazine Aimed At […]


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Sad Eye (cyborg version) by Roberto 'PixJockey' Rizzato Flickr CC

We Are All Cyborgs Now

TED has always provided an alternate view of the reflection the United States sees in the mirror when watching main stream media. Instead of the constant lunatic, doomsday rantings of a Glenn Beck*, the police blotter that CNN has become, the McNews of USAToday, and the general anesthetic quality of most TV programs, the smart […]


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