Browsing Archive: August, 2010

Forgive

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, August 31, 2010, In : Philosophy 
Forgive your enemies. It messes with their heads.

Website 4 the Day:
For the next seven days, we will focus on free audio books. You probably already know of Project Gutenberg (http://www.gutenberg.org/) and maybe even Podiobooks (http://www.podiobooks.com/), here is another one may not know:

http://www.booksshouldbefree.com/

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No comment

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, August 30, 2010, In : Philosophy 
“No comment” is a comment.
-- George Carlin

Website 4 the Day:
    Access PCs remotely:
    http://www.teamviewer.com/index.aspx
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Two ships

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, August 29, 2010, In : Humor 
There were two ships. One had red paint, one had blue paint. They collided. At last report, the survivors were marooned.

Website 4 the Day:
     Convert a PDF file to DOC format for editing:
     http://www.pdfonline.com/pdf2word/index.asp

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Triumph of reason

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, August 28, 2010, In : Philosophy 
The true triumph of reason is that it enables us to get along with those who do not possess it.
-- Voltaire


Website 4 the Day:
    Make movies of your PC screen:
    http://www.screentoaster.com/

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Healthy reading

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, August 27, 2010, In : Philosophy 
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
-- Mark Twain

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How come ...

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, August 26, 2010, In : Humor 
How come you never see a headline like ‘Psychic Wins Lottery’?
-- Jay Leno

Website 4 the Day:
    Let Me Google That For You, for all those people who are too lazy to look it up for themselves:

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Two takes on education

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, August 25, 2010, In : Philosophy 
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
-- Albert Einstein

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
-- Mark Twain


Website 4 the Day:
    Find technical and product manuals:
    http://free-pdf-manuals.com/

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Cynic

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, August 24, 2010, In : Philosophy 
What is a cynic?  A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
-- Oscar Wilde

Website 4 the Day:
     Compare the price of products across time and space:
     http://www.measuringworth.com/
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A casual stroll

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, August 23, 2010, In : Philosophy 
A casual stroll through a lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.
-- Fredrick Nietzsche

Website 4 the Day:
    Free e-books:
    http://manybooks.net/

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Thirsty termite

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, August 22, 2010, In : Humor 
A termite walks into a bar and says, "Is the bar tender here?"

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Stupid people

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, August 21, 2010, In : Humor 
Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that.
-- George Carlin

Website 4 the Day:
    Convert anything but one's religion:
    http://joshmadison.com/software/convert-for-windows/

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Math vs. reality

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, August 20, 2010, In : Philosophy 
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
-- Albert Einstein

Website 4 the Day:
    Age a person's image:   

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Be kind

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, August 19, 2010, In : Philosophy 
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
-- Plato

Website 4 the Day:
    Strip formating from clipboard text:

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Back to your youth

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, August 19, 2010, In : Philosophy 
When you are dissatisfied and would like to go back to youth, think of Algebra.
-- Will Rogers

Website 4 the Day:
    Linux alternatives to Windows Apps (some have Windows ports, also):
    http://linuxappfinder.com/alternatives

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Success

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, August 17, 2010, In : Philosophy 
The theory seems to be that as long as a man is a failure he is one of God's children, but that as soon as he succeeds he is taken over by the Devil.
-- Henry Louis Mencke

Website 4 the Day:
     Free file (open source) archiver: 7-Zip
     http://www.7-zip.org/

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Most stuff

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, August 16, 2010, In : Philosophy 
Most of the stuff people worry about never happens.
-- Will Rogers

Website 4 the Day:
     Find Everything on your Windows PC:
    http://www.voidtools.com
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My first job

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, August 15, 2010, In : Humor 
My first job was working in an orange juice factory, but I got canned because I couldn't concentrate.

Website 4 the Day:
     Search social sites for a person:
     http://www.kgbpeople.com

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Germ fiction

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, August 14, 2010, In : Philosophy 
Louis Pasteur's theory of germs is ridiculous fiction.
-- Pierre Pachet, Professor of Physiology at Toulouse, 1872

Website 4 the Day:
    real-time encyclopedia:
    http://mashpedia.com/


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Old age

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, August 13, 2010, In : Philosophy 
Old age ain't no place for sissies.
-- Henry Louis Mencken

Website 4 the Day:
    Convert web pages into PDFs:
    http://html-pdf-convert.com/

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Invisible empire

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, August 12, 2010, In : Philosophy 
The government, which was designed for the people, has got into the hands of the bosses and their employers, the special interests.  An invisible empire has been set up above the forms of democracy.
-- Woodrow Wilson

Website 4 the Day:
     Anonymous reviews of companies:
     http://www.glassdoor.com/index.htm

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Only one man

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, August 11, 2010, In : Philosophy 
Only one man ever understood me, and he didn't understand me.
-- GW Hegel.

Website 4 the Day:
     Add voice to photos:
     http://www.fotobabble.com/

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Ignorance

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, August 10, 2010, In : Philosophy 
Ignorance: the root of all evil.
-- Plato

Website 4 the Day:
    Practice speed reading:
    http://www.spreeder.com/

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Keyboard not found

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, August 9, 2010, In : Humor 
Keyboard not found. Press < F1 > to RESUME. 
-- Source unknown (appears in many common BIOSes as a real error message)

Website 4 the Day:
     Free Photoshop alternative:
        http://www.photobie.com/
     tutorials at:

         http://bit.ly/9yQ9OS

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Man and dog

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, August 8, 2010, In : Humor 
What is the difference between a well dressed man and a dog?
The man wears a suit, the dog just pants.

Website 4 the Day:
     Add speech balloons to your photos:
     http://www.superlame.com/engine.php

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American taste

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, August 7, 2010, In : Philosophy 
Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
-- Henry Louis Mencken

Website 4 the Day:
     What web pages looked like in the past:
     http://www.archive.org/web/web.php

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Smiling

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, August 7, 2010, In : Humor 
The man who smiles when things go wrong has thought of someone to blame it on.
-- Robert Bloch

Website 4 the Day:
    Open and extract files from "any" archive:
    http://legroom.net/software/uniextract

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Influence

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, August 5, 2010, In : Philosophy 
If you get to thinkin' you're a person of some influence, try orderin' somebody else's dog around.
-- Will Rogers

Website 4 the Day:
     Place your face on a magazine cover:
     http://www.magmypic.com/

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Computer advantage

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, August 4, 2010, In : Humor 
The most overlooked advantage of owning a computer is that if they foul up there's no law against whacking them around a bit.
-- Eric Porterfield.

Website 4 the Day:
     Search someone's criminal record:
     http://www.criminalsearches.com/

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Malice

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, August 3, 2010, In : Philosophy 
Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity.
-- ascribed to various authors, including Robert Heinlein.

Website 4 the Day:
     Floss your mind with facts:
     http://www.mentalfloss.com/amazingfactgenerator/

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Computer dating is fine

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, August 2, 2010, In : Humor 
Computer dating is fine, if you're a computer.
-- Rita May Brown.

Website 4 the Day:
     Research scams:
     http://www.jasonmorrison.net/is-this-a-scam/
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Monkey arrested

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, August 1, 2010, In : Humor 
They arrested the monkey for throwing Rhesus feces at zoo attendants .His charge? Turd debris assault

Website 4 the Day:
     Easy way to create secure passwords:
     http://lifehacker.com/5516188

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