Finding Mr. Right for Me →
Finding the right person who is perfect for you is a feat. You have to date tons of “wrong” people, which can be stressful and draining. Believe me, I have dated a bunch of them, and I am…
Quick Note: Summer is Over, so Back to a Normal... →
It’s the last week of summer vacation. Even though it’s been a great summer, I think the kids and I are ready for school to begin. With the end of summer and the…
Re-thinking the Internet with security and...
Amplify’d from www.scientificamerican.comThe middle-aged Internet (ARPANET first went live more than 40 years ago) could easily slide into complacency, but the National Science Foundation (NSF) might be staving this off with four multi-million dollar grants that the agency has recently awarded. The Future Internet Architecture (FIA) research projects are expected to re-think the network from the...
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I can share interesting info, but I am awful at sharing food Ask me anything, even anonymously
Do u watch South Park?
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What’s the cruelest thing you’ve done to your...
Taken the head off of her Barbie Ask me anything, even anonymously
Creepy Realistic-Looking Yoda Cake
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Man becomes a slave to his constantly repeated acts. What he at first chooses,...– Marden, Orison Swett
There are too many people, and too few human beings– Robert Zend
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play;...– ~~~ Albert Einstein
Indonesian volcano erupts after 400 years of quiet
Amplify’d from www.msnbc.msn.comSinabung last erupted in 1600, and officials acknowledged that they had not been monitoring the volcano because it had been dormant for so long.He noted that there are 129 active volcanoes to watch in Indonesia, which is spread across 17,500 islands and is prone to eruptions and earthquakes because of its location within the so-called “Ring of Fire” — a...
The only living works are those which have drained much of the author’s...– Butler, Samuel
Resort Attracts Men With Virtual Girlfriends
I bet it’s going to be an increasingly popular destination for many menAmplify’d from news.discovery.com A resort in Japan is offering young men a tourism destination to frolic with their virtual girlfriends. The resort is based on a game called “Love Plus,” which encourages players to develop long-term relationships with virtual women. The focus of the men’s attention...
The Dogs of War: Apple vs. Google vs. Microsoft
Amplify’d from gizmodo.comThe Dogs of War: Apple vs. Google vs. MicrosoftRead more at gizmodo.com See this Amp at http://bit.ly/d9K7kx
How Music Makes You Exercise
Amplify’d from well.blogs.nytimes.comThe volunteers were told to ride the bicycles at a pace that they comfortably could maintain for 30 minutes. Then each rode in three separate trials, wearing headphones tuned to their preferred volume. Each had his heart rate, power output, pedal cadence, enjoyment of the music and feelings of how hard the riding felt monitored throughout each session. During...
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It is easier to live through someone else than to become complete yourself.– Betty Friedan
It is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value.– Hawking, Stephen
I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I have ever known.– Disney, Walt
How Stressful is Your Job?
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August 27, 2010 Interesting Links →
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Scientists develop 'dry water'
Amplify’d from uk.news.yahoo.comThe substance resembles powdered sugar and is expected to make a big commercial splash. Each particle of dry water contains a water droplet surrounded by a sandy silica coating. In fact, 95% of dry water is “wet” water. One of its key properties is a powerful ability to absorb gases.Scientists believe dry water could be used to combat global warming by...
Logo Inspiration: Comic Characters
Spider-man (by picard102) Batman (by crazySmiley) Fantastic 4 (by stanlydan) Wonder woman (by user-01) Captain America (by Mickka) V (by jammer909) Venom (by RoADkiLL86) The Watchmen (by ash369) Flash (by kelymin) Spawn (by donner9) The Incredible Hulk (by RichCG) The Punisher (by NoMoS) The Darkness (by ravenhawk002) via abduzeedo.com Rest of them:...
Best Photobomb EVER! Family Pictures Captures...
HahahaAmplify’d from news.yahoo.comWould-be purse snatcher thwarted by his own photobombSee more at news.yahoo.com See this Amp at http://bit.ly/bPAfnF
What’s 1 thing u miss about being a child?
Finding magic in everything Ask me anything, even anonymously
History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, however, if faced with...– Maya Angelou
Doing the Right Thing Whether People Like It or... →
Some people are afraid to do the right thing because they fear that it will cause others to turn their backs on them. I realized that after my sister passed away that I needed to listen…
How to Write a Good Brochure →
It seems that lately I have been writing brochures, left and right. Brochures are a public relations piece that could really aid your organization, whether it be for profit or not. You…
Sumo turns to the iPad to solve 'fat finger'...
Amplify’d from www.metro.co.ukThey sadly fare little better with the keyboards and mice of computers.Now, the sumo association says it will hand out iPads to Japan’s 51 ‘stables’, or the clubs the wrestlers belong to, with the aim of improving communication among the roly-poly grapplers after some in the past had missed information sent by fax or telephone.‘We will hand out the newest iPads to all...
VIDEO: New 3-D model shows how proteins bind to...
Inside cells, some DNA is wound into tight packets, known as nucleosomes. Special enzymes bind to these compact packages of genetic material, helping to activate genes. But just how the crucial binding happens in three-dimensional space was unclear. Using x-ray crystallography, Tan and his colleagues were able to visualize the binding of a protein to nucleosomes in three dimensions for the...
What color font do u usually use when u IM...
Black Ask me anything, even anonymously
"A really cute guy/girl says they like you, BUT...
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Have you ever spilled ur drink on someone?
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Windows 7 Phones Will Interact With Xbox, Demo...
Amplify’d from www.fastcompany.comReal-time console game interactivity is coming to Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 devices, which transforms the phone from a communications curio to an integral part of your game system. Apple may be following the same route. Should Sony be scared?Microsoft’s Mobility Solutions manager Greg Milligan confired at the X10 event that “real time”...
I generally avoid temptation unless I can’t resist it.– ~~~ Mae West
Perhaps too much of everything is as bad as too little.– Edna Ferber
VIDEO: Astronomers discover new planetary system
Advertisement 25 August 2010 Last updated at 09:21 ET Help Astronomers have discovered a planetary system containing at least five planets that orbit a star much like our own Sun. The star is 127 light years away in the southern constellation of Hydrus. Researchers say it is the...
Jennifer Weiner speaks out against Jonathan...
Maybe it’s just me, but this just shouts jealousy. So the guy isn’t writing Chicklit. Why attack him for his style of writing, and that Oprah chose him?Amplify’d from www.guardian.co.ukChick-lit author Jennifer Weiner has launched a campaign against the wall-to-wall coverage Jonathan Franzen’s new novel, Freedom, is receiving.Dubbing the pre-publication furore...
The History of Search: a Timeline Infographic →
Check Out My New Facebook Page and Twitter →
I have revamped my Facebook Page and Twitter site. I wanted to make it a little bit more me. I have been slowly learning more about FBML and…
Amazon Loses Huge E-Book Deal
I know that Amazon isn’t very happy right now.Amplify’d from www.wallstreetjournal.com A month after jolting the book industry with a deal to give Amazon.com Inc. exclusive digital access to some of the country’s best-known literary works, literary agent Andrew Wylie is largely abandoning the agreement. The Amazon deal was struck after Mr. Wylie failed to agree to terms with...
Colombian teens murdered after Facebook threats...
This is pretty scary to see your name on a hit list, and then you end up dead. Amplify’d from www.msnbc.msn.com Three Colombian teens were murdered in that country after death threats against them and 66 others were posted on Facebook, according to news reports from Colombia. The victims, ages 15, 16 and 17, were killed by “hitmen” on a road outside the town of Puerto...