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About Justin Brown

Justin Brown is a writer and artist living in Virginia. He channels most of his mind's molten river of creativity into his blog Esteban Was Eaten!. For even more information about him, check out his website.

A Modern Manners Manifesto, Revised for the Naked-without-the-phone, Post-it-to-Facebook Generation

Categories: Did You Miss These?, Learn

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Saying your thank you’s and holding doors are polite manners that have been beaten into us since we were kids. But with the advent of new social technology like smart phones, text messaging, and Facebook there are some new, much needed rules for a polite technological society.

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Enter to Win a Hlaska Caliper V2 Briefcase!

Categories: Spend

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Save the backpack for the gym and only use the messenger bag for school because when it comes to looking the part in a professional setting, you need to carry a briefcase. Luckily, we’re giving one away.

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Mimobot Yoda Flash Drive Review (And Contest!)

Categories: Spend

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Having a flash drive to help move around files is almost a necessity these days, but that doesn’t mean it has to just be a boring piece of black plastic. Check out these Star Wars inspired flash drives and enter to win a 2 GB Yoda! May your files be with you.

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Five Reasons the Zombie Apocalypse Will Never Come to Pass

Categories: The Field Manual

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Aside from the fact that no actual virus/infection exists that would turn living people into soulless, plodding flesh-hungry beasts, there are five reasons the zombie apocalypse will never come to pass.

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Linkszomania for December 15, 2010

Categories: The Field Manual

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Every Wednesday, I’m going to take you on a whirlwind adventure of 13 links chronicling the news throughout the geek world I inhabit. Whether it’s movies, music, art, politics, gadgets, science, sports, grammar, or superheroes… nothing’s out of bounds and everything’s interesting.

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Linkszomania for November 17, 2010

Categories: The Field Manual

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Every Wednesday, I’m going to take you on a whirlwind adventure of 13 links chronicling the news throughout the geek world I inhabit. Whether it’s movies, music, art, politics, gadgets, science, sports, grammar, or superheroes… nothing’s out of bounds and everything’s interesting.

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Linkszomania for October 13, 2010

Categories: The Field Manual

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Every Wednesday, I’m going to take you on a whirlwind adventure of 13 links chronicling the news throughout the geek world I inhabit. Whether it’s movies, music, art, politics, gadgets, science, sports, grammar, or superheroes… nothing’s out of bounds and everything’s interesting.

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Linkszomania for September 29, 2010

Categories: The Field Manual

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Every Wednesday, I’m going to take you on a whirlwind adventure of 13 links chronicling the news throughout the geek world I inhabit. Whether it’s movies, music, art, politics, gadgets, science, sports, grammar, or superheroes… nothing’s out of bounds and everything’s interesting.

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Linkszomania for September 22, 2010

Categories: The Field Manual

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Every Wednesday, I’m going to take you on a whirlwind adventure of 13 links chronicling the news throughout the geek world I inhabit. Whether it’s movies, music, art, politics, gadgets, science, sports, grammar, or superheroes… nothing’s out of bounds and everything’s interesting.

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Five Words You Didn’t Know Were Actually Brand Names

Categories: The Field Manual

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You think you’ve just been using very specific nouns but you’re actually firing off genericized trademarks and shilling for the corporate fatcats all along.

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Linkszomania for September 15, 2010

Categories: The Field Manual

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Every Wednesday, I’m going to take you on a whirlwind adventure of 13 links chronicling the news throughout the geek world I inhabit. Whether it’s movies, music, art, politics, gadgets, science, sports, grammar, or superheroes… nothing’s out of bounds and everything’s interesting.

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Linkszomania for September 8, 2010

Categories: The Field Manual

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Every Wednesday, I’m going to take you on a whirlwind adventure of 13 links chronicling the news throughout the geek world I inhabit. Whether it’s movies, music, art, politics, gadgets, science, sports, grammar, or superheroes… nothing’s out of bounds and everything’s interesting.

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Linkszomania for September 1, 2010

Categories: The Field Manual

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Every Wednesday, I’m going to take you on a whirlwind adventure of 13 links chronicling the news throughout the geek world I inhabit. Whether it’s movies, music, art, politics, gadgets, science, sports, grammar, or superheroes… nothing’s out of bounds and everything’s interesting.

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Linkszomania for August 25, 2010

Categories: The Field Manual

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Every Wednesday, I’m going to take you on a whirlwind adventure of 13 links chronicling the news throughout the geek world I inhabit. Whether it’s movies, music, art, politics, gadgets, science, sports, grammar, or superheroes… nothing’s out of bounds and everything’s interesting.

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Five Things You Should Buy in the Next Six Weeks

Categories: The Field Manual

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If you want to get a great deal, you have to know what time of the year what you’re looking for goes on sale. Luckily for you, these five areas of goods will all be heavily discounted in the next six weeks.

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Linkszomania for August 11, 2010

Categories: The Field Manual

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Every Wednesday, I’m going to take you on a whirlwind adventure of 13 links chronicling the news throughout the geek world I inhabit. Whether it’s movies, music, art, politics, gadgets, science, sports, grammar, or superheroes… nothing’s out of bounds and everything’s interesting.

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Five Tips to Help You Survive the Rest of the Summer

Categories: The Field Manual

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How do we most effectively navigate what remains of these final few weeks of sunshine? Well, I’ve already encountered these five seasonal speed bumps and have information on how to avoid them. You can thank me later.

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Linkszomania for August 4, 2010

Categories: The Field Manual

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Every Wednesday, I’m going to take you on a whirlwind adventure of 13 links chronicling the news throughout the geek world I inhabit. Whether it’s movies, music, art, politics, gadgets, science, sports, grammar, or superheroes… nothing’s out of bounds and everything’s interesting.

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Linkszomania for July 28, 2010

Categories: The Field Manual

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Every Wednesday, I’m going to take you on a whirlwind adventure of 13 links chronicling the news throughout the geek world I inhabit. Whether it’s movies, music, art, politics, gadgets, science, sports, grammar, or superheroes… nothing’s out of bounds and everything’s interesting.

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Know It All: When Was Plastic Invented?

Categories: The Field Manual

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Plastic can be found (in some form) in nearly every man-made object in our world today. But how long has this material been running rampant through our lives?

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Linkszomania for June 30, 2010

Categories: The Field Manual

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Every Wednesday, I’m going to take you on a whirlwind adventure of 13 links chronicling the news throughout the geek world I inhabit. Whether it’s movies, music, art, politics, gadgets, science, sports, grammar, or superheroes… nothing’s out of bounds and everything’s interesting.

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Know It All: Do Amish People Pay Taxes?

Categories: The Field Manual

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When pondering the ins-and-outs of the religious denomination most famous for refusing modern convenience, a question arises: how far does this predilection for simple living go? Does it extend to a denouncement of the most basic federal participation program?

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Linkszomania for June 16, 2010

Categories: The Field Manual

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Every Wednesday, I’m going to take you on a whirlwind adventure of 13 links chronicling the news throughout the geek world I inhabit. Whether it’s movies, music, art, politics, gadgets, science, sports, grammar, or superheroes… nothing’s out of bounds and everything’s interesting.

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Why Do Men’s and Women’s Shirts Button on Different Sides?

Categories: The Field Manual

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If you’ve ever accidentally tried on a shirt intended for the opposite gender, you no doubt figured it out as soon as you tried to button the buttons. Why do clothiers put the buttons for men and women on the opposite side of the shirt?

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