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Why I Love The Walking Dead

By Rob Boggan One of last year’s biggest TV shows The Walking Dead premiered it’s mid season finale last night and my God, what a doozy. There was the perfect blend of melancholy and mayhem all laced together to bring…

Daylight Come And….. Holy Crap Is Belafonte Dead?

By Rob Boggan This is pure hilarity. An anchor at a local ABC news station goes to interview famed actor, singer and songwriter Harry Belafonte, and he has completely passed out before the interview even begins. The best part is…

What If Michael Jackson Had Grown Up In The Social Media Era?

By Rob Boggan The King of Pop left a huge mark on the music industry, and it continues to grow more and more each year because of his influence on several artists. Unfortunately MJ passed before social networking giants Facebook,…

Introducing…… Apple’s Inferiority Complex

By Rob Boggan I feel the need to start this post off by saying that this is in no way going to be one of those heavily researched CNN-esque pieces. Nor will this be a heavily opinionated article, although there…

Google + Opens Its Doors To The Public

By Rob Boggan Just moments ago, via it’s official Twitter account, Google announced it’s scrappy young social network Google + is out of limited trial and available for public consumption. As long as you already have a Gmail account, you…

Awesome Android Apps for Autism

Back by popular demand, I had to take a second look into some of the apps available that may benefit those with autism spectrum disorder and others with communication deficits.  With all the talk of iPods, iPads, and other Apple…

Apps For Autism: Communicating A Need To Fit In

Special Educators (yes, me included!) are excited about the new apps that have been popping up recently.  If you know the time and effort parents and teachers go through to assist students that lack communication skills, you know how exciting…

In The Future There Will Be Space Robots

By Anthony King General Motors and NASA.  Two massive companies that you might not expect to have worked together, but whose pasts have been surprisingly intertwined.  This time around, engineers from both companies teamed up to create Robonaut 2, a…