links for 2008-09-30

  • TV reception is determined by the size and type of antenna and the direction in which it is pointed. To determine the right antenna, use the color coded Antenna Type to select the channels that you wish to view. Antenna types are color coded according to the size and type of antenna needed for reception. The list is arranged in order of ease of reception, with the stations requiring the smallest multidirectional antenna at the top, to those requiring the largest directional antennas at the bottom. Use the "Compass Orientation" listed below to point your antenna or rotor system for the channels you wish to receive. Please note that "Compass Orientation" is referenced to magnetic North. The "Frequency Assignment" column is provided to facilitate custom antenna design for special circumstances.
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  • Review of the 1st Annual East Loop Block party in Saint Louis, MO, A review of the Go-Gos concert at Lumiere Place in Saint Louis, MO, A detailed review of the new AM Lounge in Saint Louis, MO
  • The latest version of Mozilla's popular open-source browser enjoyed one of the most successful launches in software history, with a record-setting 8.2 million downloads the first day it was available. With the ability to drastically expand the browser's functions using plug-in extensions and Greasemonkey scripts, many of Firefox 3's built-in features are overlooked. Here are eight handy things you can do with Firefox, ranging from tiny tweaks to hugely powerful capabilities, all with nary an extension to install.
  • It's 11 a.m., and a handful of employees have gathered around a messy conference table to discuss, as they have daily for six years, the minutiae of governing humans. First order of business, the Brazilians. It seems a suspicious number of people in Sao Paulo have been using the popular photo-hosting site to post pictures of dishware. The idea is to sell the stuff — a clear violation of the company's no-commerce rule.
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