Thursday, May 31, 2012

8 Prehistoric Creatures Ripped Directly from Your Nightmares | Cracked.com

I am still fascinated by these fantastic hybrid (reptile/bird/?) creatures that once ruled the Earth for more than 165 Ma (million years)….

Prehistoric Creatures

8 Prehistoric Creatures Ripped Directly from Your Nightmares | Cracked.com

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Coding Horror: So You Want to be a Programmer

Back in the day, I tried to learn assembly language on my Atari.  It was difficult and I was exposed to countless distractions.  I didn’t stick with it.  I did, however, learn Atari Basic.  It was fun typing programs from the back of computer magazines like Compute! (and getting them to work).  Fun, I believe, is the key word.  Stress and frustration pail in comparison to the joy of discovering and/or learning a new passion.

Coding Horror: So You Want to be a Programmer

Monday, May 21, 2012

6 Ridiculous Lies You Believe About the Founding of America

"History was written by the victors." -- Winston Churchhill
America

By Jack O'Brien,Elford Alley Published: May 15th, 2012 When it comes to the birth of America, most of us are working from a stew of elementary scho... read more

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Smart People Don't Think Others Are Stupid

Think before you speak.  Don't jump to conclusions (at least, not until you have all the facts)....

Smart People Don't Think Others Are Stupid
Picture by cool-slayer on DeviantArt

The woman seemed to be making some pretty good points, until she stopped with, “Ugh! Those (people she disagrees with) are just so stupid!!” She could have said Southerners,… read more

Thursday, May 10, 2012