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DIY: Freeze Your Skin in 10 Minutes!

As of right now, its negative sixteen degrees in northern North Dakota. This is dangerously cold. But are we to blame?

People on the East coast know of the bistery cold weather every winter. But I personally think this is why we all stay here.  I live in Northern Vermont. The scenery is just goegeous. Nothing but clear skies and the Green Mountains that we are famous for. Its great just looking at the distance and not seeing one billboard. The summer is perfect, and the winter, usually, is just the right kind of cold. This is why people move here.

This winter, however, is just insane. Tomorrow night where I live its suppost to be negative 25 degrees, and in the day, negative fifteen!

Now let me tell you, Vermont is beautiful and all, but these conditions are just a little much. Is global warming to blame for this? I can't tell you that, but I want to hear your thoughts on this subject. Comment on this blog post with your weather conditions where you live and if you have noticed a change in the weather compared to last year around this time. Thanks everyone!


-Frozen Nick


My Experience With Windows 7

I originally wrote this as my sample article, but I decided to improve on it and post it here.


          Last week, Microsoft officially released the first beta of Windows 7. If you would like to see it, it is available Here The final version is expected to be released later this year. I had a chance to use the beta, and here are my thoughts.
          First off, I am primarily using Vista, and my only complaint is the speed. Although I rarely play PC games, I was dual booting XP so that i could get acceptable performance in Team Fortress 2, and Counter Strike: Source. In TF2 I was getting around 10-15 FPS in vista on low settings, but in XP I get around 20 FPS. ( It is also because i only have integrated graphics in my laptop, but its good enough for what i have to do)
           Now to Windows 7. Some of the new features are a new taskbar, improved battery life for laptops, and new multi-touch functionality. The new taskbar is great, it is semi-transparent, and you can now "pin" shortcuts for programs on it. One of my complaints is that by default the taskbar is now too large, but it can be fixed if you right click the taskbar, click properties, then check Use Small Icons, and then hit apply. Also, many people are saying that the idea of Pinning icons to the taskbar is a copy from the dock in OS X. I think that it certainly seems too similar to the OS X dock to say that Microsoft completely designed it, but it is also very similar to the little used quick launch bar introduced in XP.
           Overall I think this will be a big improvement over Vista. It is already faster, and for a beta, it feels really polished. When the final version is released, I think it will be a worthwhile upgrade.



hello everyone, this is really cool to be accepted as a writer for David (thecreativeone)'s blog. Let me introduce myself. My name is Chris Irving, I am from a small town in St. Stephen New Brunswick, Canada. My hobbies include video and photo editing, drumming and writing. I will be posting articles once and awhile here. I don't want to over post. It is a real honor to be one of the lucky people who get to be a writer here. I appreciate this so much.

-Chris (lifewithchris) 


Hello Everyone!

What's up everyone?

This is Tristan here and first off i would like to thank David for choosing me and all these other great and aspiring bloggers to come here and share our thoughts and ideas with the world! 

Well now that's over hi. I am a big time blogger and i am hoping to share my knowledge with all of you. I am a big sports fan specificly baseball. And during the rest of this off-season, spring season and the regular season i will be here sharing my opinion with all of you and hopefully talking to everyone and getting to know them. 

Also i am a BIG time geek and love my Macs i am a big video editor, graphic designer and tech junkie. So i will share my opinion on that too. I hope by now you all know that David Di Franco is the coolest guy in the world oh well "Obviously." Hahaha. 

Well lets wrap this up. I plan on getting to know a lot of you and want to blog with me. If you wanna talk or follow me hit me up on myspace or twitter. Or you could be cool and post a comment on here and talk to me on here because is the best site ever!

Dowster(which means see ya in my language) 



Twitter - @tristanryan


myspace- /redsoxrock159


Now This Is A Blog I'll Update

Hey everyone!

I'm just going to take a minute to play follow the leader and introduce myself. My name is Kyle, I'm 18 years old and I am from the South Florida area.

When I first heard of David's plans to take his blog social, I was immediately drawn to the idea. (to be honest, I hadn't heard of a social blog before) but I have been a fan of David's for quite some time, and I knew... if he was going to do this, he was going to do it right.

I look forward to meeting new people and seeing this blog grow.

Thanks to David for giving me the opportunity to be a part of this. Hopefully, I can do my part to add to the community.