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October 28, 2007

Newsletter 10-28-2007

Filed under: newsletter — seniorgeek @ 8:24 pm

From their web site:
“DNA from the Beginning is organized around key concepts. The science behind each concept is explained by: animation, image gallery, video interviews, problem, biographies, and links. An animated primer on the basics of DNA, genes, and heredity.” I learned some new stuff here. Video are Flash based.

If it was on a TV news show from 1989 to present, it is probably on this web site.
The Television News Archive collection at Vanderbilt University is the world’s most extensive and complete archive of television news. The collection holds more than 30,000 individual network evening news broadcasts from the major U.S. national broadcast networks: ABC, CBS, NBC, and CNN, and more than 9,000 hours of special news-related programming including ABC’s Nightline since 1989.

This site called “Worse Than Failure” has some interesting clips from web pages, software, letters. Etc showing absolutely stupid stuff you may find while using your computer.

Fone Finder is a free, public search engine that finds the geographic location of any phone number in the world. You key in a phone number, and it will give you the city, state, country, a flag, map, and links to the area. Fone Finder can also find the country code, area code, and prefix given the city name. You can always find the international country given a phone number. For a growing list of countries, including the USA, Mexico and Canada, Fone Finder will also find the city.

How many inches in a centimeter? How about BTU units in calorie? What about speed, volume, weights, and many other units of measure that you need to convert from one form to another? Where can you find all the conversion information in one place? Well, check out this site for all the answers.

You finally opened up TODO list and are planning to get some things done. Do you have all the tools necessary to complete the job? I know you are not the best handyman and you tool budget is rather low, so what are the essential tool you need to complete 99% of you projects? Popular Mechanics has this cool web page that just might answer this question.

“Honor is no more associated with fools than snow with summer or rain with harvest.”


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