Browsing Archive: November, 2011

Precision of naming

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, November 30, 2011, In : Philosophy 
The precision of naming takes away from the uniqueness of seeing.
-- Pierre Bonnard

Website 4 the day:
Find available URLs:
http://panabee.com

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What's in a name?

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, November 29, 2011, In : Philosophy 
What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.
-- William Shakespeare

Website 4 the day:
Is your sweet name available?
http://www.namechecklist.com/

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Hopeful symbolism

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, November 28, 2011, In : Philosophy 
There is hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags do not wave in a vacuum.
-- Arthur C. Clarke

Website 4 the day:
Flags of the world:
http://www.flags.net/

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College bred

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, November 27, 2011, In : Philosophy 
College bred is a four-year loaf made out of the old man's dough.

Website 4 the Day:
Harvard Courses:
http://itunes.apple.com/institution/harvard-university/id379060688

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Best time of your life

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, November 26, 2011, In : Humor 
College is the best time of your life. When else are your parents going to spend several thousand dollars a year just for you to go to a strange town and get drunk every night?
-- David Wood

Website 4 the day:
Princeton Courses:
http://itunes.apple.com/institution/princeton-university/id389598868

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Pebbles polished

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, November 25, 2011, In : Philosophy 
A college is a place where pebbles are polished and diamonds dimmed.
-- Robert Ingersoll

Website 4 the day:
Stanford Courses:
http://itunes.apple.com/institution/stanford/id384228265#ls=1

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Lead a boy

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, November 24, 2011, In : Philosophy 
You can lead a boy to college but you can't make him think.
-- Elbert Hubbard

Website 4 the day:
John Hopkins Courses:
http://ocw.jhsph.edu/

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Mind destroyers

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, November 23, 2011, In : Philosophy 
One of the great mind destroyers of college education is the belief that if it's very complex, it's very profound.
-- Dennis Prager

Website 4 the day:
Tufts Courses:

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Talk is cheap

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, November 22, 2011, In : Humor 
Talk may be cheap but intelligent conversation is very expensive these days. Ask anyone with a kid in college.

Website 4 the day:
MIT Courses:
http://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm 

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A refuge

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, November 21, 2011, In : Philosophy 
College is a refuge from hasty judgment.
-- Robert Frost

Website 4 the day:
Yale Courses:
http://oyc.yale.edu/

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Which beer

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, November 21, 2011, In : Humor 
I decide which beer to drink on a case by case basis.

Website 4 the Day:
Drink in the facts:
http://worldbeerdirectory.com/

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I am

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, November 19, 2011, In : Philosophy 
I am a camera with its shutter open, quite passive, recording, not thinking.
-- Christopher Isherwood

Website 4 the day:
Record your screen:
http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/screen_recorder

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Don't believe

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, November 19, 2011, In : Humor 
I don't believe in reincarnation, and I didn't believe in it when I was a hamster.
-- Shane Ritchie

Website 4 the day:
Virtual pet hamster:
http://abowman.com/google-modules/hamster/?cp=0

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Changed passwords

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, November 17, 2011, In : Humor 
I changed all my passwords to 'incorrect.' So my computer just tells me when I forget.
-- Will Ferrell

Website 4 the day:
Select how pronounceable passwords should be:
http://vint.ca/2010/08/pronounceable-password-generator-2/

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After silence

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, November 16, 2011, In : Philosophy 
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
-- Aldous Huxley

Website 4 the day:
Find music/video like what you like:
http://www.liveplasma.com/

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Love magazines

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, November 16, 2011, In : Humor 
Magazines are another medium I love, because 95% is simply based on 'How the hell are we going to fill all this blank space?'
-- Jerry Seinfeld

Website 4 the day:
Summary of top stories across the internet:
http://popurls.com/ 

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Climate vs. weather

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, November 14, 2011, In : Humor 
Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get.
-- Mark Twain

Website 4 the day:
See what you got, get, and will get:
http://weatherspark.com/

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Blindfolded at shooting range

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, November 13, 2011, In : Humor 
If you wear a blindfold at the shooting range, you won't know what you're missing.

Website 4 the Day:
Free FPS:
http://www.freemmogamer.com/2009/05/top-10-free-shooter-games-mmofps-mmotps.html

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The image

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, November 12, 2011, In : Philosophy 
The image is one thing and the human being is another. It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
Elvis Presley

Website 4 the day:
:hcraes egamI
http://www.tineye.com/

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Most proud

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, November 11, 2011, In : Humor 
I'm most proud of having created something that men never completely get.
-- Cathy Guisewite

Website 4 the day:
Create something that others can't completely get:
htttp://stripgenerator.com/strip/create/

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Frequency

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, November 10, 2011, In : Philosophy 
What's the frequency, Kenneth?
-- William Tager

Website 4 the day:
Select your own frequency:
http://www.frequency.com/

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On a diet

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, November 9, 2011, In : Humor 
I've been on a diet for two weeks and all i've lost is two weeks.
-- Totie Fields

Website 4 the day:
Put your text on a diet:
http://freesummarizer.com/

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Happy is

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, November 8, 2011, In : Philosophy 
Happy is the hearing man; unhappy the speaking man.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Website 4 the day:
Let the computer be unhappy for you:
http://www.oddcast.com/home/demos/tts/tts_example.php

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One of those days

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, November 7, 2011, In : Humor 
Today is one of those days when I'm so busy doing nothing that I don't have time for anything else. 
-- Sting Jay 

Website 4 The Day:

     Chat with a random stranger: 

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Everyone

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, November 6, 2011, In : Humor 
Now that everyone has a smartphone, the paper calendar's days are numbered.

Websites 4 the Day:
Alternatives to the standard calendar:
iPhone users: http://www.businessinsider.com/the-best-alternatives-to-the-iphone-calendar-2011-4?op=1
Android users: http://android.appstorm.net/roundups/utilities-roundups/five-of-the-best-calendar-app-replacements/

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Why?

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, November 5, 2011, In : Humor 
I am desperately trying to figure out why kamikaze pilots wore helmets.
-- Dave Edison

Website 4 the Day:
All WITHOUT the promise of 72 virgins:
http://www.2worldwar2.com/kamikaze-pilots.htm

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Emulate your heroes

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, November 4, 2011, In : Humor 
You should emulate your heroes, but don't carry it too far. Especially if they are dead.

Website 4 the Day:
Check if your hero is listed here:
http://www.famousdead.com/

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No regrets

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, November 3, 2011, In : Humor 
Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.

Website 4 the Day:
Famous birthdates:
http://www.famousbirthdays.com

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Cost of living

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, November 2, 2011, In : Humor 
The high cost of living, hasn't affected its popularity.

Website 4 the Day:
Restore the dead (CD):
http://www.oemailrecovery.com/cd_recovery.html

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After all is said

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, November 1, 2011, In : Humor 
After all is said and done, a hell lot of a lot more is said than done.

Website 4 the Day:
Divide and conquer:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/sysinternals/cc817881.aspx

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