I had lots of yummy food while visiting my family in the US and this is the last set of photos from the trip. Before I left I had Rainbow Cookies. They are not only nice to look at but delicious also! Their taste is a mixture of almonds, chocolate, and cookie/cake. Unfortunately I have never seen them in Japan.
Newsday columnist Lou Dolinar has written a great article about the technical and legal problems associated with backing up (or ripping) DVDs that you own. He also introduces and describes some of the features of VLC (formerly called VideoLAN Client) in his article.
If you are interested in backing up your DVDs and want to know what is involved read the article also checkout the article if you have problems playing some videos or are just looking for a great multimedia player. I have been using VideoLAN Client for years and I have to say it is my favourite Multimedia player.