Monthly Archives: August 2014

Tropes vs Women in Video Games : Women as Background Decoration

I backed the Tropes vs. Women in Video Games on kickstarter back in 2012, it looks like things haven’t changed in the past two years. Once again, @femfreq is getting the most appalling abuse for her important work. Donate: reading

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Tuesday Tunes‬ #176 – Living Colour

Living Colour is an American rock band from New York City, formed in 1984. Stylistically, the band’s music is a creative fusion influenced by free jazz, funk, hip hop, hard rock, and heavy metal. Their lyrics range from the personal … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2014-08-25)

In brief: * HP Notebook PC AC Power Cord Safety Recall and Replacement Program (2014-Aug-26) [HP] On August 26, 2014 HP announced a worldwide voluntary recall and replacement program in cooperation with various government regulatory agencies, for affected AC power … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Season 8

Description: The eighth series of the British science fiction television programme Doctor Who premiered on 23 August 2014 on BBC One. The series is the first to star Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor, and co-stars Jenna Coleman as Clara … Continue reading

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2014 Vuelta a España

Aug 23 – Sep 14, 2014 The 2014 Vuelta a España is scheduled to take place between 23 August to 14 September 2014 and will be the 69th edition of the race. It will feature eight mountain stages, five hill … Continue reading

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**Spring Reading Challenge – 2014**

****Spring Reading Challenge – 2014** (01-Sep-2014 – 30-Nov-2014) The Aussie Readers group on Goodreads has the **Spring Reading Challenge – 2014** ; ❝ Finally, with Spring almost upon us, we can feel a little warmth creeping into the air!! Time … Continue reading

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** September Challenge – Sparkling Spring **

The Aussie Readers group on Goodreads has the September Challenge – Sparkling Spring; September is the beginning of SPRING, so we’ll have a month full of SPARKLING SPRING ROMANCE! That’s right, for everyone who loves reading a good romance, and … Continue reading

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Wednesday WIN (2014-Aug-20)

Travailen – Official Trailer –> Travailen – full version [Red Bull] On the Road [Full Version] – a Salomon Running TV Special

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Tuesday Tunes‬ #175 – Postmodern Jukebox

In looking for creative inspiration, Scott Bradlee began reworking popular music as an exercise. In 2009, he released “Hello My Ragtime ’80s,” in which he incorporated popular music from the ’80s with ragtime-style piano. After playing and experimenting on stage … Continue reading

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T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot unlock

Some poking at a T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot that I was given over the weekend. According to the wisdom of Google, DC-unlocker is the weapon of choice for unlocking the ZTE modems, the latest version available was (dc-unlocker_client-1.00.1125.exe). For correct … Continue reading

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