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Having a hard time getting a seat in Yountville? Instead of constantly hitting the redial button for reservations, the chefs-for-hire team at Kitchit offers a different solution that will have you feeling right at home. The San Francisco-based web company brings some of the top chefs in the country — including those of The French…

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Spitter.com

Web 2.0 has made the internet a daunting place when it comes to following your favorite sports team. There are untold numbers of blogs, Twitter(ers), and websites that all have information pertaining to your squad, team, or franchise (or as the case is for most – squads). Fortunately Spitter.com aggregates all of that information into…

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iPhone Apps Get the Woot Treatment

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Own and iPhone or iPod touch and in need of some (free) applications? Then head on over to Apploot.com. Designed to work in a similar fashion to the daily deal phenomenon Woot.com, everyday the site reviews a new application and offers visitors the opportunity to access a limited number of free download codes. Simply click…

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Ticket Buying Gets All Smart Like

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Ticket buying, especially from the secondary market (e.g. scalpers) is rarely a pleasant experience. Since we know there’s a limited quantity, we automatically assume that the closer it gets to go time, the more expensive attending becomes. Though in general terms of supply and demand, this logic is sound, the people behind SeatGeek.com are here…

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Be a Better Man in 30 Days | Day 16: Know How to Manage Your Online Identity & Image

By now, everyone has heard the stories. A guy interviews for a job, asks the right questions, provides perfect answers, and knocks the whole affair right out of the park. Unfortunately, he doesn’t get the position. That’s because a quick online investigation by the hiring HR department unearthed countless strikes against him. Facebook photos of…

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What The Hell is Twitter and Why Should I Care?

In way of full disclosure, I’ll start by saying that I harbor a mild Twitter addiction.  I’m a fairly new user to the service, and I joined up under relentless pressure encouragement from a friend. Before signing up, I peppered him with questions like, “What is Twitter?” and “Why should I care?” He didn’t have…

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Never Forget Your Umbrella Again

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If you ever get to know me, you should know that I am unabashed in my lack of rain preparation – oft by choice. My argument is that I’m a quandary of mankind. I relish the Scotch mist, but admittedly walking a mile+ to work in rain does not make for passable office attire. Oh,…

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One Season

Tired of beating your buddies in your annual Fantasy Football league or looking for the excitement of March Madness twelve months a year? Check out One Season. Why? Because, LeBron is probably a better bet than your 401k right now. OneSeason.com combines two of my favorite things: fantasy sports and free markets. It’s an online…

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Finally, A Tool For Grooms Wedding season (argh) is in full effect. Whether you’re single, spoken for or betrothed most anything related to planning a wedding (sans the bachelor party) are met with groans and beleagured sighs. When Gear Patrol was told about GroomsOnline, we immediately knew it was a resource we should share. You’ll…