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    Katrina: Worst Natural Disaster in U.S History

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    I was watching Good Morning America this morning and heard them announce that Katrina was now the worst natural disaster in the history of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Those who were victims of the tsunami that hit Indonesia back ...

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    Start Me Up

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    The damage done by hurricane Katrina is going to hit us all in the wallet. As you have heard or read by now, gasoline prices are going up. Many of you are probably preparing to take advantage of the long ...

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    Hurricane Katrina on the web

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    As hurricane Katrina approaches Louisiana, or is probably right over at as I type, updates of the the storm are all over the web. Thought I'd share some with you. Some of them are blogs, so even after the storm ...

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    Places I'll Remember

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Whenever I go back to my hometown the song "In My Life" by the Beatles runs through my head. While not all of the lyrics apply to me, the general meaning of the song, remembering the places and people that ...

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    Found on the web

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    I saw this on Snopes.com a week or so ago, thought I'd post it up since this supposedly took place near here. Source: Snopes.com This is a real photo of a gator killed in Bay City, TX. Lot of South ...

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    Back To School

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    So it's back to school time for the older kids this week, classes start at UHV. While I'm trying to figure out where my next class is and how many books I have to read this week, check this article ...

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    Friday Fish Tale

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    I haven't gone fishing in years. In fact, I cannot recall the last time I did go. But I can tell you this much, when I did go fishing, it was with my dad. He used to take all of ...

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    iFrenzy

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Ok, some have taken their love for technology too far! I want an iBook one day too, but please people... Richmond Times-Dispatch iBook sale erupts in chaos, stampede Chaos erupted this morning at the Richmond International Raceway as thousands of ...

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    Go, go, gadget!

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Ever since I was kid I liked gadgets. Something about them I don't know how exactly to explain it, but I was drawn to them. Maybe it was the shiny buttons, smooth metal or plastic exteriors, or just the awesome ...

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    Patch Time

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Remember the other day when I told you how important it was to keep up with your Windows Updates? It's time to patch up now. From F-Secure New worm known as Zotob using the MS05-39 Plug-and-Play vulnerability has been found. ...

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    Weekend Funnies

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    On the weekends I do most of my freelance writing work, so that means I procrastinate as much as I can by browsing the Internet. Thought I'd share with you some amusing things I found on the net today. FedEx ...

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    Express Yourself

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    7od@y We 4r3 GO1NG To le4rn 4BOu+ HoW 73H in+3rNEt h@$ ch@n9ED +3H W@y pe0PLe cOmMuNIc@7E. (Ok, you have permission to slap me if I ever type like that in a post again.) The first paragraph in this post is ...

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    What do you miss?

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Was reading CNET today, that's where I go to find out the latest on new gadgets and tech news, and came across a list the editors made called "The Top 10 Tech We Miss." Now while I don't agree with ...

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    Protect Your Computer

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    If you are reading this you have a computer and Internet access (obviously), so you have probably had to deal with that pesky thing known as spyware or adware. These are those programs that install themselves without your permission and ...

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    Final Sign Off

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    The nation, the world woke up to sad news today. A legend in his own, Peter Jennings, ABC anchorman, journalist, and narrator to the world passed away Sunday night after fighting lung cancer. I first heard the news when I ...

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    Cruising Along

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    While reading an article in the online version of the Vicad today, I had to chuckle. The story was about people complaining about our congested downtown area in Victoria. Now before you send in your comments or emails about me ...