Tag Archives: DIY

How many blog posts in a row are too many?

Question: Where have I been? Answer: 148 blog posts in a row are too many. Read more »

A 1001+ things to do for a boy (or girl)

Boys’ Life magazine, published monthly since 1911, is the official publication of the Boy Scouts of America. The magazine continues to this day for subscribers. But even if you are not a subscriber, back issues – EVERY ISSUE -, are available online to everyone through the December 2009 issue. Read more »

How to spy on the spies

Some of the most expensive and secretive spy activity takes place in broad daylight. Read more »

How to create pretty word clouds that are yours to use for any purpose

A word cloud is a visual representation of information using words as graphics with meaning. The larger the representation of the word, the more significant Read more »

How to engineer the boiling temperature of a liquid

This is the example to follow when you want to create a liquid with a new boiling temperature. Read more »

This bookmarklet will tell us whois the current owner of any website

A bookmarklet is a bookmark that contains a JavaScript program instead of a URL. The JavaScript code has access to the current page, and can operate on it, change it, or direct to a new page based on it. Read more »

How do you know which computer or CPU is going to be faster?

Is an Intel i3 better than an i5, or is it the i7? Is an Atom N280 faster than an Atom N550? While we are at it, is an Read more »

How to help yourself; How to fix the world #10

Having value, and selling value aren’t the same thing. Read more »

How to for free submit prior art that may predate an invention in a patent application

So what else can you do if you know of prior art? There are databases of prior art that make themselves available to patent examiners Read more »

How to treat and prevent poison ivy

Not everyone has the strong allergic reaction. But some people that were immune develop an allergy after repeated exposure. And there are claims that immunity can be developed Read more »