Discussing the origin of the phrase “Heaven helps those who help themselves”, I made the claim that it did not originate in the Bible/Quran, but in the UFO song “Lights Out”. So, to prove my claim, I whipped out the Strangers in the Night CD (because it was easier to get to than the Lights… Read More »
“The trick to education is to teach people in such a way that they don’t realize they’re learning until it’s too late.” — Harold Eugene “Doc” Edgerton (April 6, 1903–January 4, 1990), a.k.a. “Papa Flash”, photographer
Does Bailey’s Irish Cream need to be refrigerated? No. According to Baileys—note that there is no apostrophe in their name—their Irish cream liqueur does not need to be refrigerated. In fact, they guarantee their liqueur’s taste “for two years from the day it was made, opened or unopened, stored in the fridge or not when… Read More »
This post is in progress. More information is being added. Audio Editors Audacity Website: https://www.audacityteam.org/ Platforms: Windows Free. Open Source. MediaHuman Audio Converter Website: Platforms: mp3DirectCut Website: http://mpesch3.de1.cc/mp3dc.html Platforms: Mp3tag Website: https://www.mp3tag.de/en/index.html Platforms: OS X, Windows Browsers Chrome Website: Platforms: Privacy Badger for Chrome Firefox Website: Platforms: Privacy Badger for Firefox… Read More »
Everten, a company in Australia, has a Bowler Hat Colander for sale for AU$18.95 (US$ 14.42). It would make a perfect gift for your Pastafarian friend who is looking for religious headwear. Unfortunately, it looks like they only ship within Australia.
Is it weird how saying sentences backwards creates backwards sentences saying how weird it is?
I got the Elegoo Super Starter Kit for Uno. Along with all the electronic goodies it had some tutorials for the Arduino. Lesson 11, about the DHT11 temperature and humidity sensor, included a pinout diagram and data sheet for the sensor. So far, so good. When I went to assemble the breadboard I found that… Read More »
I found this little chart of the pinouts of the Arduino Uno R3 while I was looking for something else. Because it shows the multiple uses for each pinout, it should be more useful than most of the pinout charts I see.
It is, in fact, nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry; for this delicate little plant, aside from stimulation, stands mainly in need of freedom; without this it goes to wreck and ruin without fail. It is a very grave mistake… Read More »
And a woman is only a woman, but a good Cigar is a Smoke. — Rudyard Kipling, “The Betrothed” in Rudyard Kipling’s Verse, Inclusive Edition, 1885–1918 The Betrothed “You must choose between me and your cigar.” Breach of Promise Case, circa, 1885 OPEN the old cigar-box, get me a Cuba stout, For things are running crossways,… Read More »