Tag Archives: rules of thumb

How to find a lost dog

It is stressful. Your dog has gone missing, and you are worried about her. What you need is a plan of action. Read more »

How to win a guess the number of jelly beans in a jar contest

Question: Can you do better than guessing to win a jelly bean counting contest? Answer: Let me count the ways Read more »

How do I know if I am spelling “definitely” correctly?

Wait, how am I supposed to spell that word? The simple answer is it is Read more »

How to get the freshest bread

The secret code to when store sold bread was baked has been traveling the internet for years Read more »

Is it it’s or its?

This one always makes me think. Should I use “it’s” or “its” in my sentence? The difficulty is that the ‘s (apostrophe s) is used to denote possession in most every usage I can think of. Read more »

The ultimate Ohm’s law lesson in over 100 videos

You just don’t get it. You have watched the video over and over, and it still doesn’t make sense to you. What if you can watch many different people try to explain the concept? Read more »

The secret handshake, fire, and capacitance

There is a bit of a secret handshake. Electronics is a vast field that can appear quite overwhelming. But Ohm’s law is part of the secret, so you’re off to a great start. So how do you know if you are going to start a fire or not? Read more »