Browsing Archive: October, 2016

Seeking a blessing

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, In : Humor 
What I am looking for is a blessing not in disguise.
Jerome K. Jerome

Website 4 the day:
Lie with statistics:
http://lifehacker.com/how-to-lie-to-yourself-and-others-with-statistics-1788184031

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No laughter

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, In : Philosophy 
A day without laughter is wasted.
-- Charlie Chaplin

Website 4 the day:
Before the flood:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9xFFyUOpXo&feature=youtu.be

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20 vs 50 years old

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, In : Philosophy 
A man who views the world the same at 50 as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.
-- Muhammad Ali

Website 4 the day:
Better decisions in another language:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9nelfVOKvI

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Always overestimate

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, In : Philosophy 
We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten.
-- Bill Gates

Website 4 the day:
Features not in English:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYlVJlmjLEc

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Chasing rabbits

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, In : Philosophy 
The man who chases two rabbits, catches neither.
-- Confucious

Website 4 the day:
French phrases in English words:
Https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=daGfylg3W2Ye

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As if today was your last

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, In : Philosophy 
Live everyday as if it were your last because someday you're going to be right.
-- Muhammad Ali

Website 4 the day:
5 foreign expressions:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uw2tLzZ4FA0

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Name switching

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, In : Humor 
“Pickup artists” and “garbagemen” should switch names.

Website 4 the day:
Slang dictionary:
https://greensdictofslang.com/

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Stop eating doughnuts

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, October 22, 2016, In : Humor 
If you stop eating doughnuts you will live three years longer, but it’s just three more years that you’ll want a doughnut.
-- Lewis Black

Website 4 the day:
Consumer complaints:
https://www.pissedconsumer.com/

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User definition

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, October 22, 2016, In : Humor 
"User": the word computer professionals use when they mean “idiot.”
-- Dave Barry

Website 4 the day:
Linux for routers:
http://wiki.openwrt.org/doc/start

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Close to perfection

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, October 21, 2016, In : Humor 
The closest a person ever comes to perfection is when he fills out a job application form.
-- Stanley Randall

Website 4 the day:
What Pixar animators do in their spare time:
https://vimeo.com/187257744

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Understanding banking

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, October 21, 2016, In : Philosophy 
It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.
-- Henry Ford

Website 4 the day:
Upscale photos:
http://a-sharper-scaling.com/

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Not bragging

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, October 21, 2016, In : Philosophy 
It’s not bragging if you can back it up. -- Muhammad Ali
-- Confucius

Website 4 the day:
Asteroid detction:
http://www.minorplanetcenter.net/daily-minor-planet

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Goal sans plan

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, October 21, 2016, In : Philosophy 
A goal without a plan is just a wish.
-- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Website 4 the day:
Comedy wildlife photos:

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Shoe factory tragedy

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, In : Humor 
The shoe factory suffered a horrible fire and many soles were lost.

Website 4 the day:
Inside Teddy Ruxpin:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJ5cD9xvqew

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Beginnings of auto racing

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, In : Humor 
Auto racing began 5 minutes after the second car was built.
-- Henry Ford

Website 4 the day:
Build a house with only a screwdriver:
http://www.businessinsider.com/popup-house-pack-home-build-like-lego-pieces-2016-10

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I ain't afraid

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, In : Humor 
I ain't afraid to love a man. I ain't afraid to shoot him either.
-- Annie Oakley

Website 4 the day:
WikiTravel:
http://wikitravel.org/en/Main_Page

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Save money

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number LII: People working in the private sector should try to save money. There remains the possibility that it may someday be valuable again.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Clown car style packing:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L5UlxHsgD58

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America's tricentennial

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, October 18, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number LI: By the time of the United States Tricentennial, there will be more government workers than there are workers.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Compare products:
https://www.productchart.com/

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Life spans

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, October 17, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number L: The average regulation has a life span one-fifth as long as a chimpanzee's and one-tenth as long as a human's, but four times as long as the official's who created it.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Mood music:
http://focusmusic.fm/

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Regulation growth

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, October 16, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XLIX: Regulations grow at the same rate as weeds.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Crayon art:
https://www.color.works/

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Long-necked pink bird

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, October 16, 2016, In : Humor 
I saw a long-necked pink bird with a hacking cough in my yard. It was a phlegmingo.

Website 4 the day:
The speed dating of TED talks:
http://www.ignitetalks.io/

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More time is less time

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, October 14, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XLVIII: The more time you spend talking about what you have been doing, the less time you have to spend doing what you have been talking about. Eventually, you spend more and more time talking about less and less until finally you spend all your time talking about nothing.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
How to read sheet music:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3WuQxnA7Hg

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Covered with water

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, October 14, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XLVII: Two-thirds of the Earth's surface is covered with water. The other third is covered with auditors from headquarters.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
10 companies control your food:
http://www.businessinsider.com/10-companies-control-the-food-industry-2016-9/

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Saving a billion

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, October 12, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XLVI: A billion saved is a billion earned.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Tie two sticks together:
http://lifehacker.com/learn-the-basics-of-tying-wood-together-with-these-thre-1787219750

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Expected

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XLV: One should expect that the expected can be prevented, but the unexpected should have been expected.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
City VR experience:
https://cityvr.com/ 

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21st century air flight

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, October 10, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XLIV: Aircraft flight in the 21st century will always be in a westerly direction, preferably supersonic, crossing time zones to provide the additional hours needed to fix the broken electronics.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Vegetarian Chinese take-out:
http://www.onegreenplanet.org/vegan-food/vegan-chinese-dishes/

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Working hardware

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, October 10, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XLIII: Hardware works best when it matters the least.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Literature infographics:
https://www.coursehero.com/infographics/

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Clown's open door

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, October 10, 2016, In : Humor 
The other day I held the door open for a clown. I thought it was a nice jester.

Website 4 the day:
Collaborative story telling:
http://ficly.com/

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Impossible systems

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, October 7, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XLII: Simple systems are not feasible because they require infinite testing.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Planet unknown:
https://vimeo.com/183577091

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More is less

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, October 6, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XLI: The more one produces, the less one gets.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Make 2D hand-drawn animations:
https://pencil2d.github.io/

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Start out slowly

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, October 6, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XL: Most projects start out slowly, and then sort of taper off.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Binaural beats generator:
https://sourceforge.net/projects/gnaural/

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Never promise

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, October 5, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XXXIX: Never promise to complete any project within six months of the end of the year, in either direction.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Mathematical algorithm system:
http://axiom-developer.org/

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Birds v. worms

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XXXVIII: The early bird gets the worm. The early worm...gets eaten.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Why cats do what they do:
http://www.vetstreet.com/our-pet-experts/is-my-cat-trying-to-annoy-me-5-strange-cat-behaviors-explained

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Worse than you expect

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, October 3, 2016, In : Humor 
Augstine's Law Number XXXVII: Ninety percent of the time things will turn out worse than you expect. The other 10 percent of the time you had no right to expect so much.
-- Norman Ralph Augustine

Website 4 the day:
Deep mind for better speech:
https://deepmind.com/blog/wavenet-generative-model-raw-audio/

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Eyeball to eyeball

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, October 3, 2016, In : Humor 
One eyeball says to the other: "Between you and me, something smells."

Website 4 the day:
Lewd sounding town names:
http://laughingsquid.com/a-map-highlighting-the-lewdest-sounding-town-name-in-each-state-in-the-united-states/

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