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4th Generation Kindle 6″ eBook Reader With Special Offers First Impressions

4th Generation Kindle 6″ eBook Reader With Special Offers First Impressions

I review the base model 6″ Kindle eBook reader from Amazon. I bought it as a gift for my niece, and I think it makes an excellent entry-level device for those interested in reading eBooks. The virtual keyboard leaves something to be desired, but that may not matter to some users.

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Brain books and Fun books, and how the Amazon Kindle fired up more reading

Brain books and Fun books, and how the Amazon Kindle fired up more reading

I’ve been a reading kick lately. A very good friend of mine sent me a Kindle as a “survive the new move in a hostile environment” gift at the start of 2011. The cold, motorcycle-unfriendly weather and the allure of a shiny new gizmo have helped me read a ton of books in the three […]

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Book Review: One Second After by William R. Forstchen

Book Review: One Second After by William R. Forstchen

I review Forstchen’s book One Second After, which discusses survival after an EMP device disables most of the United States of America. It’s good for a read, even if you don’t agree with the technical analysis or Forstchen’s blueprint for a community’s survival.

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NOVA’s Dogs Decoded

NOVA’s Dogs Decoded

Sedagive? and I saw the Public Broadcast System’s Dogs Decoded NOVA television program this weekend. Dogs Decoded discussed how dogs and humans have evolved to interact over time. The program had a lot of interesting factoids, including: How dogs have learned to study human faces to judge their temperament — and how dogs look at […]

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Apocalypse Chow Book Review

Apocalypse Chow Book Review

One of the reasons I like zombie movies is that they are conversation starters for disaster preparedness. “What would you do if there was a zombie apocalypse” is a nice science-fiction way of saying, “what would you do if the world went crazy for awhile?” I credit Romero’s Night of the Living Dead for starting […]