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mangled english ( education / language / humor )

This is pretty old, from the old newsletter in 1992, when the Soviet Union still existed, but it's still funny How English is Being Used in Different Parts of the World IN A TOKYO HOTEL: Is forbitten to steal hotel towels please. If you are not person to do such ... read more
this hacker built a vending machine for crows as an ingenious response to a cocktail party argument
In this jaw-dropping presentation, Joshua Klein talks about the lessons that can be learned from his open source design for corvid vending machines. ... read more

 computer stuff ( education / technology / computers )

Well, I've spent the better part of this long weekend trying to get not just a server setup, but a server with VMware setup. VMware is very cool virtualization software that's all the rage in the corporate world where I'm seemingly forever searching for a job in t ... read more

 strange badge swipe policy ( life / money / employment )

Strange badge swipe policy at work: required first thing in the AM, after that ANYONE can just walk right in. #monitoringvsecurityJob Searchjob title, keywords, company, locationjobs by ... read more

 stories to download ( culture / writing / books / novels )

Get your eBooks here!Links to my Amazon book page. ... read more

 shungite ( life / health )

Did you know about this rock from Russia? It's supposed to neutralize wireless signals. I perceive a difference when I put it on my wifi-router, which I rarely use due to a kind of buzz I perceive in my head. But when I put a couple of these rocks on top, that buz ... read more
4-year-old missing for 2 days found in the woods with dog by her side
4-Year-Old Missing For 2 Days Found In The Woods With Dog By Her Side ... read more

 saved a blackberry bush ( life / health / food / plants )

A couple of them, actually. I was going to post this to, but there is no such site. Wait, maybe I should check. You never know. Guess what? There IS such a site, but it has to do with the ubiquitous electronic device. Anyway, on a couple of r ... read more

 stop 5g on earth and in space ( education / technology / phones )

We the undersigned scientists, doctors, environmental organizations and citizens from () countries, urgently call for a halt to the deployment of the 5G (fifth generation) wireless network, including 5G from space satellites. 5G will massively increase exposure ... read more

 miscellany ( life / miscellany )

All sorts of randomly-useful info Charity Navigator Comments on religion and government Electric Car Electronic Frontier Foundation Ellen Brown economics ... read more

 mystery solved ( education / language )

I solved an old mystery today, thanks to one of the Russian language podcasts I've been listening to lately. It's a phase I'm going through. I'm starting to listen to Hindi, Chinese and Brazilian Portuguese, too. I guess I'm doing all of the BRICS languages for ... read more

 uncles' obituaries ( family / holmes )

I have lost a couple of uncles this year.Below are their obituaries: Uncle Ernie ... read more

 5g coming to oh and tn ( life / health / environment )

And that's not a good thing. See also Senate commerce hearing ... read more

 thawing out ( life / environment / weather / blog )

Hopefully. It snowed a good 5-6 inches Friday in and around Nashville. It wasn't good snowman/snowball snow, though. Not in our neighborhood, anyway. It was too crusty because of the freezing rain that came after the snow. It made for great sledding, though, which ... read more

 don's orange julius ( life / health / food / recipes )

Place ½ cup orange juice concentrate in blender Fill 2 cup container ½ full with ice cubes Add water to make 2 cups and pour into blender Add 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Add 8 teaspoons sugar Blend on LOW speed until ice thoroughly crushed ... read more

 how to replace a headlight bulb in a honda accord ( life / help / auto )

How to Replace a Headlight Bulb in a Honda AccordI just followed their instructions to fix my wife's headlight (after she got pulled over and warned about it).So, I thought I'd give credit where credit's due.Thanks, eHow! ... read more

 decent breakfast place? ( life / health / food / restaurants )

Calling all breakfast eaters: Does anyone know of a decent place for breakfast near Nashville's (BNA) airport? My sister is passing through town next weekend and wants to have breakfast with Elizabeth (everyone else is secondary). We have a short time frame (2 or ... read more

 has the fda lost its mind... again? ( life / health / food )

cherries and walnuts are not drugs In the latest volley of the US Food and Drug Administration's bizarre war on scientific freedom of speech, the FDA has sent a Warning Letter to the president and CEO of Diamond Foods stating that the firm's packages of shelled ... read more
the (bright new) day after tomorrow
April 2nd, 2020 By Estee Horn No man is an island entire of itself...any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind. An ... read more

 antibiotics can have severe lasting effects ( life / health / drugs )

Antibiotics can have severe lasting effects; choose raw horseradish or these natural remedies instead from Antibiotics can have severe lasting effects (NaturalNews) Antibiotics should really be a last resort when you are feeling unwell, and the misuse of them i ... read more

 her own language ( education / language )

I love how my daughter, Elizabeth, 9, makes up words. Tonight I was complimenting her on what a good fruit smoothie she'd just made. I said she should always try to remember how much of each ingredient she used so she can make it again. So, she was going through ... read more

 short stories ( culture / writing / stories )

Really old (mostly bad) stories by Bill Lipstick & WD40 One Of Those Nights The Leaky Weekly Lunch At JackInTheBox A Day At The Fair Murder? Or Just An Honest Mistake? Dinko Goes Shopping Aliens Spoke to Me Baub Devastating earthquake Rocks So ... read more