Browsing Archive: December, 2014

Life's saddest aspect

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, December 31, 2014, In : Philosophy 
The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
-- Isaac Asimov

Website 4 the day:
Top Secret:
http://projects.washingtonpost.com/top-secret-america/network

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The week's end

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, December 30, 2014, In : Humor 
Man was made at the end of the week’s work when God was tired.
-- Mark Twain

Website 4 the day:
Mistakes that almost ended the world:
http://www.cracked.com/article_19790_6-tiny-mistakes-that-almost-ended-world.html

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Flourishing democracy

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, December 29, 2014, In : Philosophy 
If our democracy is to flourish, it must have criticism; if our government is to function, it must have dissent.
-- Steele Commanger

Website 4 the day:
MythConceptions:
http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/common-mythconceptions-worlds-most-contagious-falsehoods/

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Broke my arm

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, December 28, 2014, In : Humor 
I told my doctor that I broke my arm in two places. He told me to stop going to those places.

Website 4 the day:
Create music with others:
http://labs.dinahmoe.com/plink/#

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For the sake of growth

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, December 27, 2014, In : Philosophy 
Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.
-- Edward Abbey

Website 4 the day:
Send and receive postcards from strangers:
http://www.postcrossing.com/

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Government can’t give

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, December 26, 2014, In : Philosophy 
Government can’t give us anything without depriving us of something else.
-- Henry Hazlitt

Website 4 the day:
Virtual view from space:
http://www.eyesinspace.com/

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Secret of getting ahead

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, December 25, 2014, In : Philosophy 
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
-- Sally Berger

Website 4 the day:
Surf anonymously:
https://anonysurfer.com/

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Ruin an apology

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, December 24, 2014, In : Humor 
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
-- Benjamin Franklin

Website 4 the day:
Plug-in clicks on all ads in the background:
http://dhowe.github.io/AdNauseam/

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Two times in a man’s life

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, December 23, 2014, In : Humor 
There are two times in a man’s life when he should not speculate: when he can’t afford it, and when he can.
-- Mark Twain

Website 4 the day:
Cut and paste graphical emoji:
http://getemoji.com

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So clever

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, December 22, 2014, In : Humor 
I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.
-- Oscar Wilde

Website 4 the day:
Learn web programming:
https://dash.generalassemb.ly/

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Shoplifting underwear

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, December 20, 2014, In : Humor 
After shoplifting a package of underwear, the thief led police on a brief chase.

Website 4 the day:
Backup your Windows files with Synctoy:
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=15155

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We don't remember

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, December 20, 2014, In : Philosophy 
We don't remember days, we remember moments.
-- Ceasare Pavese

Website 4 the day:
The world via gigapixel views:
The world via gigapixel views: 
http://gigapan.com/

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All propaganda

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, December 19, 2014, In : Philosophy 
All propaganda is lies -- even when it is telling the truth.
-- George Orwell

Website 4 the day:
SEO spider:
http://www.screamingfrog.co.uk/seo-spider/

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Saved from the bureaucracy

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, December 18, 2014, In : Humor 
The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is its inefficiency.
-- Eugene McCarthy

Website 4 the day:
Free physics textbook:
http://www.motionmountain.net/

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An honest politician

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, In : Humor 
An honest politician is one who wen he's bought stays bought.
-- Simon Cameron

Website 4 the day:
Find online courses:
https://www.mysliderule.com/

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Be ready to defend

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, In : Philosophy 
A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against its government.
-- Edward Abbey

Website 4 the day:
Digital Einstein:
http://einsteinpapers.press.princeton.edu/

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Have peace

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, December 15, 2014, In : Philosophy 
We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it.
-- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Website 4 the day:
Keyword tool:
http://keywordtool.io/

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Towel jokes

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, December 14, 2014, In : Humor 
If towels could tell jokes they would have a dry sense of humor.

Website 4 the day:
Virtual Gumshoe (searches):
http://www.virtualgumshoe.com/resources/

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Being secure

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, December 12, 2014, In : Philosophy 
No government can be long secure without formidable opposition.
-- Benjamin Disraeli

Website 4 the day:
Search free government databases:
http://www.library.fullerton.edu/

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Mind your health

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, December 12, 2014, In : Philosophy 
Attention to health is the greatest hindrance to life.
-- Plato

Website 4 the day:
Free dropbox websites:
https://brace.io/

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Please all

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, December 11, 2014, In : Philosophy 
Please all, and you will please none.
-- Aesop

Website 4 the day:
3D models:
http://sketchfab.com

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Search for happiness

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, December 10, 2014, In : Philosophy 
The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness.
-- William Feather

Website 4 the day:
Online spreadsheet:
https://ethercalc.net/

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More shed tears

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, December 8, 2014, In : Philosophy 
More tears are shed over answered prayers than unanswered ones.
-- Mother Teresa

Website 4 the day:
Interactive HTML5 web designer:
https://www.google.com/webdesigner/

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Darkened daydreams

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, December 8, 2014, In : Philosophy 
How many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares, were there any danger of their coming true.
-- Logan Pearsall Smith

Website 4 the day:
Relativity explained:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ev9zrt__lec

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Astronauts' conversation

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, December 7, 2014, In : Humor 
One astronaut said to the other: "Let's do launch."

Website 4 the day:
Free classic arcade games:
https://archive.org/details/internetarcade

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Nixon's irony

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, December 6, 2014, In : Humor 
It is a fitting irony that under Richard Nixon, "launder" became a dirty word.
-- William Zinsser

Website 4 the day:
Generate hipster business names:
http://www.hipsterbusiness.name/

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Poverty is expensive

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, December 5, 2014, In : Philosophy 
Poverty is an expensive luxury. We cannot afford it.
-- Eleanor Rossevelt

Website 4 the day:
Real-time rumor tracker:
http://www.emergent.info/

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Ridicules others

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, December 4, 2014, In : Philosophy 
Every nation ridicules other nations, and all are right.
-- Arthur Schopenhauer

Website 4 the day:
Make a Twitter cyborg:
http://www.happycyborg.com/

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Only two tragedies

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, December 3, 2014, In : Humor 
In this world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants and the other is getting it.
-- Oscar Wilde

Website 4 the day:
Free circuit diagrams:
http://www.high-voltage-lab.com/

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My best thoughts

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, December 3, 2014, In : Humor 
All my best thoughts were stolen by the ancients.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Website 4 the day:
Phrases Shakespeare coined:
http://www.pathguy.com/shakeswo.htm

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Argue with someone

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, December 1, 2014, In : Philosophy 
You can't argue with someone else's reality.
-- Michael Travis

Website 4 the day:
3D city simulation:
http://lo-th.github.io/3d.city/index.html

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