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  • Get a random Oblique Strategy, as well as a list of the contents of all five decks at Oblique Strategies.
  • The Sudoku Pattern Generator helps solve Killer Sudoku puzzles. Unlike regular Sudoku, you are only give the sums of groups of boxes as the starting point. The page will give all the possible solutions for a specific sum and numbers of digits. It can also filter out solutions that have digits that must be included or excluded.
  • My Beverage Comparison Tools make it easy to figure out if you should buy a 12-pack or a two liter bottle. Why? I got tired of trying to do it in my head every time the sales flyers came out.
  • The LA/Ventura-centric Changing Reference page has links to news and traffic, with an emphasis on local. It's an update of one of the pages from "the old site".
  • Tech Projects has some of what I've been doing that's most likely to be of interest only if you're doing web design stuff. If you have a blog, the xFolk Cloud and Tag Generator (catchy name, huh?) can be useful to generate tags for some of the popular social networking sites. I did this to give a helping-hand to someone that wanted it for their website. The layout needs an update, but I think a lot of the functionality is built into most blogs now so it's not really needed any more.
  • I find that after not coding for a while, I need to refresh myself on the best way to do things. I wrote an article on JavaScript namespaces so I won't have to keep relearning it.
Dr. Jane Xenos wrote a small manual explaining some osteopathic techniques you can do at home.

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"Never answer a critic, unless he's right." Bernard M. Baruch
"Those who can laugh without cause have either found the true meaning of happiness or have gone stark raving mad." Norm Papernick
"Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable." H. L. Mencken
"It has always been the prerogative of children and half-wits to point out that the emperor has no clothes. But the half-wit remains a half-wit, and the emperor remains an emperor." Neil Gaiman
"There is scarcely anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse, and sell a little more cheaply. The person who buys on price alone is this man's lawful prey." John Ruskin
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