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North Korea Scares Me

N. Korea threatens war if U.S. pressure persists from MSNBc, and about 4 billion other articles on North Korea, War and US at Google News. Yes, the fact that US is afraid to go to war with North Korea. The fact that North Korea won’t listen to anyone. The fact that North Korea seems eager

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Most Hated RSS Feed – Search Engine Watch

I absolutely hate the Search Engine Watch (main site) RSS feed. It is the most annoying feed on my RSS feeds list. It updates several times a day on Bloglines, even when the main site only has one new article per day. Note, this is just the main site’s feed and not the blog feed,

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Subscribe To Cartoon Barry Via Email

Not sure why I forgot to add this feature on day one, but I just added it now. Like I have on the Search Engine Roundtable for over a year, possibly two years now, you an now subscribe also via email, if you don’t like RSS subscriptions. I use FeedBlitz, which pulls your RSS feed,

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Scoleciphobia : Fear Of Worms

I have been trying to find more information on a condition known as Scoleciphobia. I know the National Institute of Health’s Office of Rare Diseases defines Scoleciphobia as the fear of worms. But the only page that has content on it is this attractive looking page, which really is just template content spam and offers

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Bored? Space Invaders

Are you ever bored and want to keep your fingers active? Well, there is this classic game named Space Invaders you can play online. You can play it at neave.com/games/. It is nice to see these classic games getting recreated and published as Flash based web games. Don’t waste too much of your time playing

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Reasons To & Not To Make Google Your Home Page

Many search engines want you to make their engine your default home page. But let’s think about that. Why, today, 2006, would you want to make a search engine your home page? Any search engine, that has a box, and a search button, as the home page adds no more value that you using a

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Asking Audience Questions Prior To Presenting

I always wondered what percentage of speakers who ask the audience questions prior to their speech, actually fine tune their speech at that moment. So what are some of the reasons presenters ask audience questions? (1) Cheap and fast market research (2) Grasping level of audience knowledge in subject (3) Discovery of demographic of audience

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Loud Typist is Back

Honestly, I am not crazy, this is the loudest typing I have ever heard. He is in this very quiet press room, all you hear are soft taps from around him and then his bass like echos of the keys he is pounding on. He is back.