Browsing Archive: December, 2011

Why do you stay up?

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, December 31, 2011, In : Humor 
An optimist stays up until midnight to see the New Year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.
-- Bill Vaughan

Website 4 the day:
2011 in review:
http://www.reuters.com/subjects/2011-year-in-review

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Cheers!

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, December 30, 2011, In : Philosophy 
Cheers to a New Year and another chance for us to get it right.
-- Oprah Winfrey

Website 4 the day:
Interactive year in review:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/interactive/2011-news-year-in-revie

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Good resolutions

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, December 29, 2011, In : Philosophy 
Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account.
-- Oscar Wilde

Website 4 the day:
Top 10 resolutions:
http://pittsburgh.about.com/od/holidays/tp/resolutions.htm

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Many years ago

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, December 28, 2011, In : Humor 
Many years ago I resolved never to bother with New Year's resolutions, and I've stuck with it ever since.
-- Dave Beard

Website 4 the day:
How to resolve:
http://www.ehow.com/how_12077_new-years-resolutions.html

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Resolution

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, December 27, 2011, In : Humor 
New Year's Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time.
-- James Agate

Website 4 the day:
Top 10 idiots of 2011:
http://open.salon.com/blog/random_chick/2011/12/12/top_ten_idiots_of_2011

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Every man

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, December 26, 2011, In : Philosophy 
Every man regards his own life as the New Year's Eve of time.
-- Jean Paul

Website 4 the day:
Make history:
http://simpl.co/Retrospective-Life-Streaming-for-Elders

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Elves

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, December 25, 2011, In : Humor 
Santa's elves are subordinate Clauses.

Website 4 the Day:
The stories behind the season:
http://www.history.com/topics/christmas

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Why buildings?

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, December 24, 2011, In : Humor 
Why are they called buildings, when they're already finished? Shouldn't they be called builts?
-- Steven Wright

Website 4 the day:
How to build a skyscraper:
http://science.howstuffworks.com/engineering/structural/skyscraper.htm

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Backwards taxi?

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, December 23, 2011, In : Humor 
If you got into a taxi and the driver started driving backward, would the taxi driver end up owing you money?
-- Steven Wright

Website 4 the day:
What will that ride cost?
http://www.worldtaximeter.com/

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Why do we wait?

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, December 22, 2011, In : Humor 
Why do we wait until a pig is dead to "cure" it?
-- Steven Wright

Website 4 the day:
Cure your own dead pig:
http://johndlee.hubpages.com/hub/How-To-Cure-Ham-at-Home

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Lemon juice

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, December 21, 2011, In : Humor 
Why is it lemon juice contains mostly artificial ingredients, but dishwashing liquid contains real lemons?
-- Steven Wright

Website 4 the day:
Green living with yellow:
http://www.greenlivingtips.com/articles/136/1/24-handy-lemon-tips.html

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Asked at a bookstore

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, December 20, 2011, In : Humor 
I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, "Where's the self-help section?" She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose.
-- Steven Wright

Website 4 the day:
200 free self-help books:
http://www.personal-enterprise-self-help-resources.com/self-help-free-e-books-directory.html

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Shoot a mime

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, December 19, 2011, In : Humor 
If you were going to shoot a mime, would you use a silencer?
-- Steven Wright

Website 4 the day:
Silence can be golden:
http://www.ehow.com/videos-on_3075_perform-popular-mime-illusions.html

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I tried

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, December 18, 2011, In : Humor 
I tried wrapping Christmas presents, but I didn't have the gift.

Website 4 the Day:
Become a wrap star:
http://www.themotherhuddle.com/how-to-wrap-gifts-like-a-pro/

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Why Santa is jolly

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, December 17, 2011, In : Humor 
The reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live.

Website 4 the day:
Free personalized video from Santa:
http://www.portablenorthpole.tv/home

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A book is a gift

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, December 15, 2011, In : Philosophy 
A book is a gift you can open again and again.
-- Garrison Keillor

Website 4 the day:
Free textbooks / business books / travel guides:
http://bookboon.com/ 

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Our ecological footprint

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, December 14, 2011, In : Philosophy 
We in the industrialized world make a greater difference because our ecological footprint, our impact on the condition of the environment, is 40 to 50 times larger than that of people in the developing world.
-- Maurice Strong

Website 4 the day:
What is your impact?
http://www.enviroduck.com/carbon_footprint.php

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Stopped believing

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, In : Philosophy 
I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.
-- Shirley Temple

Website 4 the day:
Send Santa e-mail:
http://emailsanta.com/email_santa.asp

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Don't suffer

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, December 12, 2011, In : Humor 
I don't suffer from insanity; I enjoy every minute of it.

Website 4 the day:
Genius or insane - not mutually exclusive:
http://www.cracked.com/article_16559_7-eccentric-geniuses-who-were-clearly-just-insane.html

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Found

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, December 11, 2011, In : Humor 
I found my dentist by word of mouth.

Website 4 the Day:
History of dentistry:
http://www.namibiadent.com/History/HistoryDentistry.html

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Always

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, December 10, 2011, In : Philosophy 
Always have a backup plan.
-- Mila Kunis

Website 4 the day:
Back-up your audio CDs:
http://www.exactaudiocopy.de/

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Its a classic

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, December 9, 2011, In : Humor 
A classic is a book which people praise and don't read.
-- Mark Twain

Website 4 the day:
Add classic features to Windows 7:
http://classicshell.sourceforge.net/index.html

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Happiness

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, December 8, 2011, In : Philosophy 
Happiness is like a cloud, if you stare at it long enough, it evaporates
-- Sarah McLachlan

Website 4 the day:
7 TB of cloud storage for free:
http://techie-buzz.com/featured/mount-999-gmail-accounts-as-local-drives.html?rel=web_related

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Worst teacher

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, In : Philosophy 
Experience is the worst teacher. It always gives the test first and the instruction afterward.

Website 4 the day:
Music teacher in your web browser:
http://getinstinct.com/ 

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Cheated twice

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, December 6, 2011, In : Philosophy 
He that's cheated twice by the same man is an accomplice with the cheater.
-- Thomas Fuller

Website 4 the day:
How to cheat: 
http://www.makeuseof.com/pages/downloads (password is "makeuseof")

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Gift-wrap for Christmas

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, December 6, 2011, In : Humor 
I bought my brother some gift-wrap for Christmas. I took it to the Gift Wrap department and told them to wrap it, but in a different print so he would know when to stop unwrapping.
-- Stephen Wright

Website 4 the day:
Print your own giftwrap (and what to wrap it in):
http://www.papergiftwrap.com/

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Tall people

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, December 4, 2011, In : Humor 
Taller people sleep longer in bed.

Website 4 the Day:
How to sleep better:
http://www.helpguide.org/life/sleep_tips.htm

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4 months

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, December 3, 2011, In : Philosophy 
Four months of preparation and about 12 hours of shooting turned into about 30 seconds of screen time.
-- Wentworth Miller

Website 4 the day:
Easy screen recording:
http://screencast-o-matic.com

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Tangled web

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, December 2, 2011, In : Humor 
Oh, what a tangled web do parents weave when they think that their children are naive.
-- Ogden Nash

Website 4 the day:
Weave your own web:
http://aptana.com/products/studio2 

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Simply a line

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, December 1, 2011, In : Philosophy 
A drawing is simply a line going for a walk.
-- Paul Klee

Website 4 the day:
Police sketch artist:
http://identikit.sourceforge.net/

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