58 posts tagged with resolved by ryanshepard.
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I've never read any Neil Gaiman or Terry Pratchett, but am now in the middle of Good Omens and really enjoying it. An attempt years ago to get into the first of the Discworld series failed early (I'm generally a lukewarm fantasy fan at best), but for some reason, this hits the spot - what other titles from either of them should I try next?
My four year old son is showing a lot of interest in our cameras, and I'd like to get him one of his own. I'm looking for recommendations from parents whose kid(s) have had and used one for a while and had a good experience with it. [more inside]
Thanks to this AskMe, I have a 19x26" poster that I'd like to frame at a reasonable price. [more inside]
I need to solve a long-running problem and buy a top-notch travel mug for coffee. I have some very specific requirements. [more inside]
I'm curious to know what this plant is - it's growing in an alley in Washington, D.C.
I'm trying to weigh Symantec et al's admission that anti-virus software is now effectively useless against many threats vs. the recommendations in this thread of running nod32 and Malwarebytes pro in tandem. [more inside]
I want to find my son a durable play table that he can set up his wooden railway toys on, and that we can store some of them in - do you own one you can recommend? [more inside]
My partner is addicted to "The Moth Radio Hour", and I'd like to get her an MP3 player and load it up with older episodes. What is the simplest and cheapest way that I can get a pile of them all at once? I'm digging around, but not having any luck coming up with a good solution so far.
Thanks to MeFi, I recently read Benjamin Rosenbaum's short story "Feature Development for Social Networking" - please recommend me some other high quality horror / supernatural fiction in which the Web plays a central role.
I'm part of a group of middle-aged male librarians that get together periodically to talk shop, eat meat, and drink in DC. We're out of touch on the current restaurant explosion, have some specific requirements, and need your help, hivemind. [more inside]
Can anyone tell me what's going on in this photo?
I have a "premium" subscription to Mark Maron's "WTF" podcast, but do not have a smartphone. The hoster, Libsyn, does not offer downloads for the premium episodes unless you are using their app. [more inside]
I recently reread René Daumal's Mount Analogue and am looking for other books about things - buildings, people, phenomena, organizations, parts of the natural world - that are hidden in plain sight. [more inside]
I received an email asking me to confirm a textie.me account that I did not create. It *appears* to be legitimate, and the confirmation link does look to actually direct to textie (I did not click on it). What kind of scam / ID theft issue do I need to be mitigating here, if any?
I am trying to identify the photographer(s) and rights holders for two images of the Zapatista leader Comandanta Ramona. [more inside]
I need to have flowers delivered to a friend in Brooklyn (South Slope), and I want them to be great - looking for recommendations for someone who can do a beautiful, high quality arrangement and won't try to rip me off or fall through on delivery.
I need a moderately priced, durable MP3 player that I can dump selected tracks / podcasts from my Banshee library into for my commute. Ideally, I'd like to spend less than $100. Any advice will be appreciated - I've been trying for 6 months to get Linux and my iPod to play together reliably, and I'm throwing in the towel.
Ubuntu 12.04 is suddenly unable to connect via two different routers. When the (correct) passwords are entered, it attempts to connect, but then brings up the pwd entry form again. This is a new problem, as of last Mon. [more inside]
What are your favorite children's books about autumn and Halloween? [more inside]
Can anyone explain why Victorian mansions like the ones the Addams Family and the Munsters were depicted as living in were, apparently, widely seen as plausible homes for monsters by the mid-20th century? Bonus points for detailed / scholarly analysis of this question.
I am a Linux noob - I have downloaded an ISO file, extracted it, and now would like to use it to create a live CD. Can someone give me a simple, step-by-step explanation of how to do this? [more inside]
Please help me figure out how to get my VPN to work with Linux - it claims to, but I can't make it. [more inside]
I need to test several pieces of furniture and some toys for lead paint, and want to have a lab confirm the home tests I plan to run. I need recommendations for reliable (and hopefully affordable, too) options.
I'll be spending the day with my two year old son in New York (staying in Cobble Hill, probably heading into Manhattan) on Sat. 3/2, and am looking for suggestions for fun, reasonably-priced activities that we can do together. [more inside]
I am running Ubuntu 12.04 w/Gnome - I use proXPN for Windows machines, but have never been able to get it to establish a connection w/the Ubuntu laptop I have. I'm looking for recommendations for VPNs that work reliably with Linux where set-up is basic enough for a Linux novice to understand.
Epson EX7200 projector + Ubuntu 12.04 - help me make these two play together. [more inside]
Booting from a disc on a Toshiba Portege R935 - how? [more inside]
Can anyone tell me which BBC program their recent segment on the Internet Archive is a part of?
RSS to email using Gmail (and w/out much tech knowledge) - is this possible? [more inside]
Secure VPN for a novice? [more inside]
Can anyone identify this plant? It's growing on the edge of a parking lot in Largo, MD.
I found this phone number in a diplomatic memo, and am interested to know how it would be rendered in the traditional XXX-XXX-XXXX U.S. phone number format: (81-3) 3XXX-5XXX.
Give me your favorite tsukemono recipes, please. [more inside]
Highly cited journals in online / distance education? [more inside]
Tagging within blog posts? [more inside]
Where in the US can I buy the Very Peculiar Marmite Chocolate Bar? [more inside]
Great educational toys for a 12 year old? [more inside]
D.C. to Worcester, MA by train, ca. 1927? [more inside]
I need to draw a small diagram and drop it into an MS Word document - what are the best free, user-friendly tools to do this? [more inside]
Contractor for drywall and stud repair in / around DC? [more inside]
Follow up to this question: Where can I find a cable that will let me connect my old iBook G4 to a VGA cable? [more inside]
Can you help me make this pagan bull god mask? [more inside]
Food delivery as a gift in Portland, OR? [more inside]
Need recommendations for decently classy, vegetarian-friendly restaurants in DC that might still take a Valentine's Day reservation. [more inside]
Do you own an Optoma PICO projector? If so, are you happy with it? [more inside]
Does anyone know of detailed instructions for building the kind of microbial fuel cell described here? Or know enough to explain to me how it's done?
Is Marmite's new chocolate bar being sold anywhere in the U.S.? Bonus points if you know of any retailers in the DC metro area.
Houseplant ID: can anyone identify the plant on the right in this photo?
Weeds vs. brick patio - help! [more inside]
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