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eclipse countdown update

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Checked out NASA’s Eclipse 2017 site, because NASA. Things to love: *The eclipse graphic shows the path of totality through the United States, which makes it look a bit like the country is wearing a sash. *This quote: “It is hard not to imagine that the way things are now is the way they have […]

the logo turtle!

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Every once in a while I start thinking back about things I remember from elementary school, and one of them is the logo turtle. I mean, mostly I remember eating chewy granola bars and that I had a shirt with little ties in the front, but it was definitely associated with learning the logo turtle. […]

Happy International Women’s Day!

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Loving the google doodle today: #OneDayIWill The permalink has some additional behind the scenes videos too!

memorable quote Monday

Monday, December 28th, 2015

I really wanted to come up with some kind of epic quote for the last Monday of 2015, but I’ve been drawing a blank. However, one thing that has popped into my head many times in the past week or so is the “What You Can” New Year’s post by Hanne Blank, back in 2012. […]

last pre-Christmas Saturday!

Saturday, December 19th, 2015

Lots going on today, so here’s a few fun links if anyone needs a sanity break. 1. Google Zeitgeist 2015 (Google now calls this “A Year in Search,” but I guess lots of other people remember it as “zeitgest” too, because that’s what I searched for and it popped right up.) 2. Star Wars Canteen […]

Happy October!

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Today’s a great day to check out the National Day Calendar! Some key upcoming days of note: October 1 National Homemade Cookie Day October 2 National Name Your Car Day October 6 National Mad Hatter Day National Noodle Day October 14 National Fossil Day National Bring Your Teddy Bear to Work Day October 15 National […]

D is for DINOSAUR

Monday, December 8th, 2014

I was always partial to the brontosaurus, myself. And now it comes free with the IS THE BRONTOSAURUS EVEN A REAL DINOSAUR debate! (nice concise explanation here, though it’s A) from the internet and B) about dinosaurs, so who really knows) Plus, Sheldon the tiny dinosaur who thinks he’s a turtle has a brontosaurus kind […]

handy nanowrimo find

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

One day towards the end of November, I tried to get to Write or Die, and only managed to type ‘write’ in the address bar. Which, serendipitously, led to Writer: the internet typewriter. You can change the text color! The background color! It makes noise when you type! (Am I the only person who likes […]

holiday work* fun

Friday, October 31st, 2014

(*Not that I’m implying anyone would take their valuable work time to animate a yeti. Unless they wanted to. On Halloween. Which is today.) Made With Code – Yeti Show! Super simple and fun! (FYI there’s sound once you hit ‘Play.’)

handy site link

Sunday, October 20th, 2013

Saw this first on tumblr, now can’t find the post again… Unique Noise Generators Usually I’m not much for white noise generators or their many cousins and neighbors, but this is pretty cool looking. While I haven’t actually calibrated anything or heard any of the sounds yet, I did spend an enjoyable ten minutes or […]