Problem Fix: Google Maps don’t pan correctly using Google Chrome

I’ve been using Google Chrome for some time. It is a great browser. I recently started having an issue when viewing Google Maps with Chrome. When viewing any Google Map, I would click to drag the map and the click would hang. I’d let go of my mouse, but the map would still move with […]

Top Gear: Killing a Toyota

In honor of my recently departed pickup, I wanted to share a few of the best Top Gear segments that feature the Toyota Pickup. This is of course the real Top Gear on BBC, not the crappy American version on History channel. Of course the best line of the segment was used in the introduction […]

Frank O. Pinion Friday Absences

While the Large Morning Show in the Afternoon is not as good on Friday afternoons when Frank is out, it is still listenable. I’ve been wondering if the rumors I had read were true. I had read that he was visiting his father in San Diego. But while browsing the show Facebook page, I saw […]

Who Killed the Compact Pickup Truck?

Ever since my first viewing of Back to the Future, I have wanted a Toyota pickup. The movie comes to a close with Marty McFly openinig up the garage to find a gleaming black Toyota truck. From then on as a child, when I would draw, I would doodle pickup trucks that all resembled a […]

Why Don’t Wal-Mart Greeters Greet?

Wal-Mart corporate lore says that the idea for the greeter was born in Louisana, when none other than Sam Walton himself walked into a store with a shoplifing problem and was welcomed by an “associate” put there by the store manager. His charge? To welcome customers and make sure merchandise was paid for. Eventually, this […]

Honda Civic How to: Disable the Day Time Running Lights and Seat Belt Chime

I recently purchased a 2009 Honda Civic. It is my first venture into a non-Toyota vechicle. As with any purchase, as soon as I get my hands on it, I go about fixing all of the small annoyances I have with it. This car is a blast to drive and doesn’t have too many annoyances […]

How to: Create Your Own Craigslist Analytics Server

I have been using Craigslist Ad Tracker [CAT] for some time to keep an eye on items listed on Craigslist. Recently, I ran into a new limit of 10 items that CAT has put in place. Frustrated, I started searching for a replacement and didn’t find much. I recalled reading about an open source Google Analytics […]