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Website revision #4 or #5? Lost track. I've had this site for 20+ years - here comes it's latest iteration!

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Monday – March 18, 2019

MySpace Lost All Uploads Between 2003 and 2015

Someday, this will happen to Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, etc. Don’t trust the platforms to archive your data.

This Fun Fact Will Change the Way You Watch the Movie Airplane!

How specific is the parody in Airplane? Huge chunks of dialogue in the classic comedy are taken verbatim from Zero Hour! Everything …

Wednesday – March 13, 2019

Mueller’s Investigation Has Created An Underworld Of Online Sleuths

Sorting through the data of the dead — their pots, their knives, and the rocks they cooked on — in order to …

Hiking with Kevin – Hilary Swank

Holy Crap – I’m in love now!  What a smart, funny, insighful person – and the chemistry between them is great.

Monday – March 4, 2019

How Plastic from Clothing Gets into Seafood

Microfibers, used to make things like yoga pants, are the ocean’s tiniest problem.

Friday – March 1, 2019

China Bans 23 Million From Buying Travel Tickets as Part of ‘Social Credit’ System

China blocked 23 million “discredited” travelers from buying plane or train tickets last year as part of the country’s controversial “social credit” …

Monday – February 18, 2019

Wait for it . . .

Someone got caught with a hooker, and it was just too perfect not to add the Benny Hill “Yakety Sax” to it.

Wednesday – February 13, 2019

Kremlin Behind Anti-Vaccine Disinformation Campaign As Measles Cases Explode

Russian trolls and social media bots used vaccines as a “wedge issue”, spreading pro- and anti-vaccine information. A new study examining the …

LSD Can Get Deep Down and Reset the Brain – Like Shaking Up a Snow Globe

The campaign to legalise LSD in Britain is gathering pace. Psychedelics may have a role to play in treating everything from alcohol …

Monday – February 11, 2019

Fact or Fiction: Never Feed Rice To Birds

We’ve all heard the warning: don’t feed rice to birds or don’t throw rice at weddings because birds will eat it. Fact …

Corn Syrup in Beer: It’s For Fermenting, Not As a Sweetener

Bud Light is touting that it doesn’t use corn syrup, but that doesn’t make it nutritionally much different from its competitors. Sweeteners …

Saturday – February 2, 2019

Breakfast Is a Lie

The BMJ, a peer-reviewed medical journal, published a review of 13 controlled trials this week that determined breakfast “might not be a …

Friday – February 1, 2019

Tuesday – January 29, 2019

The Term Litterbug Was Created by Beer, Beer Can, Bottle, Candy and Other Manufacturers

It is a beautiful, if evil strategy, simple and elegant: once underway it is even cheap to run, as it is powered …

Monday – January 28, 2019

The Beatles Rock Band Intro Cinematic Trailer

One of the coolest Beatles tributes I have seen – and it’s for a video game!

Saturday – January 26, 2019

How China Plans to Grade 1.3 Billion People

China wants to grade its people based on how good or bad a citizen they have been. A dozen cities are already …

Friday – January 25, 2019

Everyone Who’s Been Charged in Investigations Related to the 2016 Election

Roger J. Stone Jr., a longtime adviser to President Trump, is the sixth Trump adviser or official to be charged in the …

Sync Your Calendar with the Solar System

Answers to common questions we’ve received Does the calendar work with Android devices? Yes. Use the signup at the top of this …

Wednesday – January 23, 2019

The U.S. History of the Assault on Public Transport in the Last Century

Once upon a time the U.S. had an amazing public transportation infrastructure.

Tuesday – January 22, 2019

Monday – January 21, 2019

Listen to the New Tzar Spangled Banner.

New National Anthem for the Цпited States Фf днлпerica (or more correctly Юнайтед стеитс ов америка)

You Matched With Someone Really Great Online. This Is Her Ghostwriter.

Meredith Golden charges a small clientele $2,000 a month to help them win at dating apps. Outside of the $2,000 package (“the …

Sunday – January 20, 2019

The Backup Singer Saves the Day

During the last song of the last performance of 1984’s “Chess The Musical”, the female lead fell ill backstage and didn’t show …

Despotism (1946) – Anything Look Familiar?

Released after WWII, this amazing film illustrates the thesis that all communities can be ranged on a scale running from democracy to …

Thursday – January 17, 2019

DNA Discounts – Aeroméxico

To inspire more travelers to visit Mexico, Aeroméxico revealed some surprising information to Americans about their own heritage.