Browsing Archive: May, 2011

Internet quotes

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, May 31, 2011, In : Humor 
The problem with quotes on the Internet is that you can never know if they are genuine.
-- Abraham Lincoln

Website 4 the Day:
Convert and resize images:
http://www.xnconvert.com/

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Science

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, May 30, 2011, In : Philosophy 
Science is not about "why?", its about "why not?"
-- Cave Johnson

Website 4 the Day:
Backup/synchronize from your Windows PC:
http://synchronicity.sourceforge.net/

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A watchmaker

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, May 29, 2011, In : Humor 
I used to be a watchmaker. It was a great job and I made my own hours.

Website 4 the Day:
I have asked 30 people what time it is, and keep getting a different answer!
http://www.time.gov/

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Rule of Accuracy

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, May 28, 2011, In : Humor 
When working toward the solution of a problem, it always helps if you know the answer.

Website 4 the Day:
Enhanced Windows clipboard paste:
http://flamefusion.net/software/shapeshifter/

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Lyall's Fundamental Observation

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, May 27, 2011, In : Humor 
The most important leg of a three legged stool is the one that's missing.

Website 4 the Day:
Burn playable video DVDs:
http://lifehacker.com/5082262/how-to-burn-any-video-file-to-a-playable-video-dvd

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Peer's Law

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, May 26, 2011, In : Humor 
The solution to the problem changes the problem.

Website 4 the Day:
Expand tiny URLs:
http://untiny.me/

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Zymurgy's First Law of Evolving Systems Dynamics

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, May 25, 2011, In : Humor 
Once you open a can of worms, the only way to recan them is to use a bigger can.

Website 4 the Day:
Business plan templates:
http://www.businessplantemplate.net/

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Howe's Law

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, In : Humor 
Everyone has a scheme that will not work.

Website 4 the Day:
Learn to make websites:
https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/learn

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Commoner's Second Law of Ecology

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, May 24, 2011,
Nothing ever goes away.

Website 4 the Day:
Facts you don't need:
http://www.unnecessaryknowledge.com/

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Tennis equipment

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, May 22, 2011, In : Humor 
Manufacturer of tennis equipment charged with racqueteering.

Website 4 the Day:
Have a ball:
http://lifehackery.com/2008/03/22/50-great-things-you-never-knew-you-could-do-with-tennis-balls/

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Law of Revelation

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, May 21, 2011, In : Humor 
The hidden flaw never remains hidden.

Website 4 the Day:
Special characters to copy/paste:
http://copypastecharacter.com/

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Gordon's First Law

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, May 21, 2011, In : Humor 
If a project is not worth doing at all, it's not worth doing well.

Website 4 the Day:
Share your screen with 249 of your closest friends (iPhone and Android supported!):
https://join.me/

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Schmidt's Law

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, May 19, 2011, In : Humor 
If you mess with a thing long enough, it'll break.

Website 4 the Day:
Copier from your scanner & printer:
http://icopy.sourceforge.net/

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Law of the Perversity of Nature

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, May 18, 2011, In : Humor 
You cannot successfully determine beforehand which side of the bread to butter.

Website 4 the Day:
Temporary e-mail forwards to your real e-mail:
http://www.trashmail.net/

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Gallois' Revelation

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Humor 
If you put tomfoolery into a computer, nothing comes out but tomfoolery. But this tomfoolery, having passed through a very expensive machine, is somehow ennobled, and no one dares to criticize it.

Website 4 the Day:
Universal spell check for Windows:
http://www.humanized.com/enso/words/

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Shaw's Principle

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, May 16, 2011, In : Humor 
Build a system that even a fool can use, and only a fool will want to use it.

Website 4 the Day:
Free conferencing with lots of features:
http://www.anymeeting.com/

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Stalin's funeral

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, May 14, 2011, In : Humor 
Stalin’s funeral involved a communist plot.

Website 4 the Day:
Find the buried truth:
http://www.findagrave.com/

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Finagle's Fourth Law

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, May 14, 2011, In : Humor 
Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it only makes it worse.

Website 4 the Day:
Fashionable clocks for your web pages:
http://www.csalim.com/

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Finagle's Third Law Corollary #2

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, May 13, 2011, In : Humor 
Everyone who stops by with unsought advice will see your mistake immediately.

Website 4 the Day:
Help Google label images:
http://images.google.com/imagelabeler/

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Finagle's Third Law Corollary #1

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, May 12, 2011, In : Humor 
No one whom you ask for help will see your mistake.

Website 4 the Day:
Mac Dock for Windows:
http://www.stardock.com/products/objectdock/

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Finagle's Third Law

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, May 11, 2011, In : Humor 
In any collection of data, the figure most obviously correct, beyond all need of checking, is the mistake.

Website 4 the Day:
Extra use for your Windows mouse wheel:
http://antibody-software.com/web/software

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Finagle's Second Law

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, May 10, 2011, In : Humor 
No matter what the experiment's result, there will always be someone eager to: (a) misinterpret it, (b) fake it, or (c) believe it supports his own pet theory.

Website 4 the Day:
Supercharge your Windows' mouse wheel:
/software/wizmouse-makes-your-mouse-wheel-work-on-the-window-under-the-mouse/

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Finagle's First Law

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, May 9, 2011, In : Humor 
If an experiment works, something has gone wrong.

Website 4 the Day:
Manufacturer's directions online (large print and text-to-speech compatible):
http://www.directionsforme.org/

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Hanging out

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, May 8, 2011, In : Humor 
Two hats were hanging on a hat rack in the hallway. One hat said to the other: 'You stay here; I'll go on a head.'

Website 4 the Day:
All hat, no cattle.
http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-Hat/

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Murphy's Corollary

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, May 7, 2011, In : Humor 
Inside every small problem is a large problem struggling to get out.

Website 4 the Day:
Share files with expiring links:
http://www.senduit.com/

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Quantised Revision of Murphy's Law

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, May 6, 2011, In : Humor 
Everything goes wrong all at once.

Website 4 the Day:
Free open-source disk encryption:
http://www.freeotfe.org/

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Murphy's Constant

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, May 5, 2011, In : Humor 
Matter will be damaged in direct proportion to its value.

Website 4 the Day:
Free virtual telescope:
http://www.worldwidetelescope.org/Home.aspx

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Murphy's Second Corollary

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, May 4, 2011, In : Humor 
It is impossible to make anything foolproof because fools are so ingenious.

Website 4 the Day:
Highlight web pages:
http://www.awesomehighlighter.com/

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Murphy's First Corollary

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, May 3, 2011, In : Philosophy 
Left to themselves, things tend to go from bad to worse. Any attempt on your part to correct this will only accelerate the process.

Website 4 the Day:
Make movies from your computer screen:
http://www.screenr.com/

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Murphy's Law

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, May 2, 2011, In : Humor 
If anything can go wrong, it will.

Website 4 the Day:
Answer quiz, donate rice for free:
http://www.freerice.com/

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People rested

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, May 1, 2011, In : Humor 
Why are people rested in May?
Because it has been a month since they finished a March.

Website 4 the Day:
When the tough weather gets going, the tough get growing.
http://www.garden-helper.com/plan/tools/what_to_plant/may_plant_guide.asp


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