Category Archives: F.Y.I.

What is the Government Hiding?

There is a house in Raleigh, North Carolina that looks perfectly normal at first glance. A closer look reveals there is no driveway, no mailbox, and the lights are never on. A much closer look reveals there is no front … Continue reading

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Everyone’s Favorite Neighbor

Reprinted from Remember Mr. Rogers, June 29, 2010  A couple of weeks ago, I had a discussion (argument?) with a student about Fred Rogers. His claim was that Mr. Rogers wore long sleeve sweaters to cover multiple tattoos on both … Continue reading

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Acer Chromebook

We all know the Chromebook starts at $249 right?  The Samsung Chromebook does. But I just learned HP and Acer also have a Chromebook, and the Acer starts at only $199. For the price of a 16 GB Kindle Fire … Continue reading

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The Knight’s Tour

The knight’s tour refers to a pattern of movement of a knight across the chess board in such a way that it visits each space exactly once.  And if it wasn’t for the gif image below, I wouldn’t be able … Continue reading

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No Change Yet

Have you heard the one about Samsung paying off Apple in nickels?  Samsung, responding out of spite to the court ruling in California, supposedly sent 30 dump trucks filled with nickels to Apple, paying off their $1.05 billion penalty in … Continue reading

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Gamers, Chew on This

… Socking perhaps, but keep in mind: the infographic leads you to draw some of your own conclusions.  It doesn’t actually say, for instance, that playing games causes ADHD but they expect you to reach that conclusion.  Also, gaming may … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Apple vs. Samsung

On Friday evening I mentioned the U.S. lawsuit awarding Apple $1.05 billion.  I also noted this was but one of over 50 lawsuits around the globe.  I’ve just been exposed to some new information.  Take a look at this: In … Continue reading

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