Tag Archives: fun

How to spy on the spies

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

How to signal 100 miles without the aid of electricity. What is a heliograph?

The most astonishing of them is the immense distance at which the flash can be seen bright and distinct Read more »

Two secrets to happiness

To be happy, you must keep two parts of you happy. There is the immediate experience, and there is the remembered self. 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 »

Do vitamins and supplements do anything? How can you tell?

Take vitamin D to prevent flu and much more. Read more »

How to share your thoughts on any web page

So when you see something truely remarkable, you want to share just what you see. Now, of course, you can take a screenshot, but there is something better! Read more »

How to find a public bathroom when you are traveling or just away from home

Where is the closest bathroom? Is it only available for customers? How nice is it? Is there a baby changing table? Do they charge for access? Read more »

How do we know the earth is rotating, and it is not the stars moving around the earth

How can you tell that the earth is rotating about an axis, and that the stars aren’t instead just moving around the earth? Read more »

How to edit any webpage on the web

so that means you have the ultimate say (technically anyway) on what it actually says. If it is told to say “no”, and you know how, you can have your browser say “yes” instead. Read more »

This way to lower your blood pressure is so easy it will make you smile

You can lower your blood pressure, and as a bonus, the medicine is a key to Read more »