November 2006 Archives

The 20 Nights of Bond

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What I Learned from the Ultimate James Bond Marathon

(A shorter version of this originally appeared in The Boston Globe)

As Daniel Craig prepares for his debut as the latest James Bond in "Casino Royale," here are a few tips from previous Bonds on how to live in the surreal world of 007.


Birth of a Computer

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A few weeks ago, I had a little problem with my laptop. Everything worked perfectly on it, except for the power, which, you know, tends to be an important part of the whole computing experience (right up there with the motherboard and the, um, screen). Basically, it can't get any juice, so the only way I can get the thing to work is if I get a co-worker to charge my battery on her machine, which is a lot more convenient for me than for my co-worker.

Boston Sports Review: Body Language Report Card

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Football isn't just about winning and losing anymore. There's also body language to consider. What good is winning, if you look down in the dumps while doing so? Therefore, it is time to present our first-ever Body Language Report Card. Forget their record. Let's see what the New England Patriots are really feeling out there on the field.
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