It was Isaac Newton’s 375th Birthday on Jan 4. Here’s a fun “fact.” Also, he really “invented” gravity in 1687. From Pinterest
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Want to sound smarter? Try slipping these words into a casual conversation. From Mental Floss by way of Smithsonian.
From the first person you greet in the morning to that earthy smell that permeates the air after it rains, the English language is full of very specific words. Here are 10 of them.
You know how it smells after it rains? That clean, greenish smell when rain lands on dry ground? That’s petrichor, from the Greek petra (stone) and ichor (the blood of Greek ...Continue Reading →
Merry Christmas from WyzGuys. Here is a bit of good news. Trademark infringement C&D done right with a sense of humor. Make sure you watch the video. The video is from Budweiser’s Facebook page. You may have to turn on the sound in the video window. Enjoy. I may even drink a Bud Light in honor of the King of Beers.
From Tech Dirt:
Minneapolis brewery, Modist Brewery, recently unveiled a new double IPA it ...Continue Reading →
I often talk about how the Internet has changed everything. On the plus side, it has leveled the economic marketplace so even tiny businesses can compete with gigantic corporations. There is also the instant availability of knowledge on any subject. You can be an expert on anything in 20 minutes. Need to perform an emergency appendectomy? There’s a YouTube video for that. Actually, there are a bunch of YouTube videos for that
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Cyber Monday is tomorrow. Can’t think of what to buy your favorite geek? Here are a few ideas from BuzzFeed by way of Pinterest. Both links have useful gift content. Also check out Grommet. Or pop over to How To Use Linux to see some cool mini-Linux PC. Or check out this list from Global Knowledge
See the post at The Ringer for 11-25 and four honorable mentions.