SWGlassPit (Tristan Moody)

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Allan Umscheid, owner of Yards By Al, feels the bitter cold wind and catches drifting snow on his fa

Just thought you'd like to know that this pic is on the front page of CNN.com at the moment :-)

http://www2.ljworld.com/users/photos/...

January 5, 2014 at 8:23 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Capitol Report: Brownback on higher ed, taxes; and KU's well-connected lobbyist

So.... if life legally begins at conception, does that mean that miscarriage is murder?

March 31, 2013 at 10:18 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Kansas House candidate John Wilson chats on LJWorld.com

I lived in the same scholarship hall with him about ten years ago. He is indeed, quite a nice guy :-). It's a shame I'm not in his district.

November 2, 2012 at 9:21 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

KU's ranking drops several notches in latest U.S. News & World Report edition

I read through their methodology in determining the rankings -- they all seem to be pretty superficial (albeit objective) indicators. It seems though that there is nothing in there that really pertains to the quality of instruction. Why they don't include data pertaining to career success post-graduation is beyond me.

September 13, 2012 at 9:53 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Protect computer files: Decide how to back up photos, presentations and more before it's too late

The safe deposit box is for you to put an external hard drive in, not paper, as a low-cost alternative to some of the more expensive online services.

Another good option if you're working with lots of text would be something like GitHub (if you are brave enough to get into git), which maintains complete revision history.

September 10, 2012 at 3:41 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Protect computer files: Decide how to back up photos, presentations and more before it's too late

I'm disappointed that the article doesn't mention the free Dropbox service. Also worth pointing out that using an external hard drive for backups won't help you if your house burns down. To be safe, you need to keep a copy of your most important data off-site, like in a bank safe deposit box or a relative's house.

One last comment: video that autoplays that I can't stop? Mega-fail.

September 10, 2012 at 11:58 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Family wants boy's stolen fair project returned

I'm not sure of a fair in the area with prizes that hand out enough money to be worth it..... Even when i won champion-type ribbons on my projects, the premiums paid out didn't come close to the cost of producing the project. But of course, that's not the point anyway.

August 6, 2012 at 9:15 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Indoor Aquatic Center closed through Aug. 19

Just regular maintenance. They do this at about this time every year.

August 1, 2012 at 2:22 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Heard on the Hill: Professor points out lack of tropical biodiversity; new buyout info expected today; other universities petition Chick-fil-A

what's up with all the random words in quotes anyway? I've never been able to make sense of that....

July 27, 2012 at 10:21 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

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