Browsing Archive: May, 2015

Photons' luggage

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, May 30, 2015, In : Humor 
Photons don't have luggage because they're traveling light.

Website 4 the day:
Megapenny project:
http://www.kokogiak.com/megapenny/

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A battle of wits

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, May 29, 2015, In : Humor 
I would challenge you to a battle of wits, but I see you are unarmed.
-- William Shakespeare

Website 4 the day:
Compare prescription drug prices:
http://werx.org/

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Key to happiness

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, May 29, 2015, In : Humor 
People say that money is not the key to happiness, but I always figured if you have enough money, you can have a key made.
-- Joan Rivers

Website 4 the day:
Port scanner:
http://nmap.org/

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Two kinds of party people

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, In : Humor 
At every party, there are two kinds of people–those who want to go home and those who don’t. The trouble is, they are usually married to each other.
-- Ann Landers

Website 4 the day:
Webcam pulse detector:
https://github.com/thearn/webcam-pulse-detector

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A friend in Washington

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, In : Humor 
You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.
-- Harry S. Truman

Website 4 the day:
Create slab-type poster:
http://typeslab.com/

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Life expectancy

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, In : Humor 
Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.
-- Doug Larson

Website 4 the day:
The Internet in real time:
http://pennystocks.la/internet-in-real-time/

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Best time for advice

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, In : Humor 
The best time to give advice to your children is while they’re still young enough to believe you know what you’re talking about.
-- Evan Esar

Website 4 the day:
Shuffling cards:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxJubaijQbI

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Doughnut shop closed

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, In : Humor 
The owner closed his doughnut shop because he got tired of the hole business.

Website 4 the day:
Cute cleaning products:
http://www.buzzfeed.com/jessicaprobus/cleaning-products-every-lazy-person-needs

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Trivial, but cumulative

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, May 22, 2015, In : Philosophy 
Threats to freedom of speech, writing and action, though often trivial in isolation, are cumulative in their effect and, unless checked, lead to a general disrespect for the rights of the citizen.
-- George Orwell

Website 4 the day:
What can you photograph?
https://www.aclu.org/know-your-rights-photographers?redirect=free-speech/know-your-rights-photographers

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Filled with idiots

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, May 22, 2015, In : Philosophy 
You are now entering a world filled to the brim with idiots, Since there are so many idiots out there, you may actually start to think you’re crazy. You are not. They are idiots.
-- Lewis Black

Website 4 the day:
One-button recording app:
http://theswatapp.com/

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Grammar and verbal skills

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, In : Humor 
Someday you will appreciate the grammar and verbal skills you learned here. And if any of you wonder how far a mastery of the English language can take you, just look what it did for me.
-- George W. Bush

Website 4 the day:
Old smartphone as a security camera:
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/use-old-smartphone-tablet-security-camera/

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Don't believe in luck

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, In : Philosophy 
I don't believe in luck -- I believe in preparation.
-- Bobby Knight

Website 4 the day:
Aluminum beverage cans:
http://testtube.com/iflscience/the-aluminum-beverage-can-is-an-engineering-master

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The real world

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, In : Humor 
What's it like in the real world? Well, the food is better. But beyond that, I don't recommend it.
-- Bill Watterson

Website 4 the day:
Transform lists by example:
https://www.transformy.io/#/

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Revolutionary truth

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, May 18, 2015, In : Philosophy 
In a time of deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
-- George Orwell

Website 4 the day:
Color scheme generator:
http://coolors.co/

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A Stream and a Brook

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, May 17, 2015, In : Humor 
What do you get when you cross a stream and a brook?
Wet feet.

Website 4 the day:
First donut in space:
http://www.cnet.com/news/brave-doughnut-with-sprinkles-travels-to-the-edge-of-space/

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Screaming and lies

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, May 15, 2015, In : Philosophy 
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
-- George Orwell

Website 4 the day:
Save/restore Windows icon placement:
http://www.sordum.org/8366/reicon-v1-5-restore-desktop-icon-layouts/

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So annoying

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, May 14, 2015, In : Humor 
There is nothing so annoying as to have two people go right on talking when you’re interrupting.
-- Mark Twain

Website 4 the day:
Collaborate on a story board:
https://canvanizer.com/

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Seeing a psychiatrist

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, May 13, 2015, In : Humor 
I told my wife the truth. I told her I was seeing a psychiatrist. Then she told me the truth: that she was seeing a psychiatrist, two plumbers, and a bartender.
-- Rodney Dangerfield

Website 4 the day:
Neat fonts:
http://inspirationhut.net/design-resources/11-free-fonts-that-you-should-add-to-your-collection/

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Misers not fun

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, In : Humor 
Misers aren’t fun to live with, but they make wonderful ancestors.
-- David Brenner

Website 4 the day:
Mental health resource:
http://helpguide.org/

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The wonderful brain

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, May 11, 2015, In : Humor 
The human brain is a wonderful thing. It starts working the moment you are born, and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.
-- George Jessel

Website 4 the day:
Self-destructing anonymous notes:
https://privnote.com/

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Growing grass

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, May 10, 2015, In : Humor 
All you need to grow fine, vigorous grass is a crack in your sidewalk.
-- Will Rogers

Website 4 the day:
City stats:
http://www.city-data.com/

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Ill elevator

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, May 9, 2015, In : Humor 
What did one elevator say to the other?
I think I'm coming down with something!

Website 4 the day:
Learn to play the bagpipes:
http://www.bagpipemaster.com/

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When insects take over

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, May 8, 2015, In : Humor 
We hope that, when the insects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude how we took them along on all our picnics.
-- Bill Vaughan

Website 4 the day:
Learn to play the violin:
http://fiddlerman.com/

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Six brothers

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, May 7, 2015, In : Humor 
I grew up with six brothers. That’s how I learned to dance–waiting for the bathroom.
-- Bob Hope

Website 4 the day:
Learn to play the saxophone:
http://danchristian.net/

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Filing system

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, In : Humor 
A filing cabinet is a place where you can lose things systematically.
-- T. H. Thompson

Website 4 the day:
Learn to play the piano:
https://www.hoffmanacademy.com/

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Questioning evolution

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, In : Humor 
If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?
-- Milton Berle

Website 4 the day:
Learn to play the drums:
http://www.drumlessons.com/

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True inner peace

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, May 4, 2015, In : Humor 
My therapist told me the way to achieve true inner peace is to finish what I start. So far I've finished two bags of M&Ms and a chocolate cake. I feel better already.
-- Dave Barry

Website 4 the day:
Learn to play the bass:
http://www.dmanlamius.moonfruit.com/

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Printing the unwanted

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, May 4, 2015, In : Philosophy 
Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed: everything else is public relations.
-- George Orwell

Website 4 the day:
Learn to play the guitar:
http://www.justinguitar.com/

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Started a band

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, May 4, 2015,
I started a band called 1023 Megabytes — we haven’t gotten a gig yet

Website 4 the day:
Driving simulator:
http://framesynthesis.com/drivingsimulator/maps/

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Learn correct English

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, May 1, 2015, In : Humor 
Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?
-- Clarence Darrow

Website 4 the day:
Send e-mails after you disappear:
https://www.deadmansswitch.net/

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Does not disapprove

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, May 1, 2015, In : Philosophy 
The nationalist not only does not disapprove of atrocities committed by his own side, but he has a remarkable capacity for not even hearing about them.
-- George Orwell

Website 4 the day:
Plumbing advice:
http://diyplumbingadvice.com/

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