With this Netflix streaming video, you can test your Netflix stream speed.
Are you in Albuquerque and need 10 pounds o’ chocolate covered coffee beans? Nationwide Candy warehouse has it for $50.
Nothing makes me want to do things the old fashioned way more than using the Bank if America app to deposit checks. I just photographed a check 10 times.
Windows 7 kinda depends on you being right-handed for alt-tab. They assume you’re going to alt-tab with your left hand and use your right hand to pick the application you want from the list. There are right-hand equivalents of copy/paste…why not alt-tab?
haveibeenpwned.com allows you to check your email address to see if you have a known hacked account out there.
Over the holiday, we played Race for the Galaxy. It’s a sort of strategy card game…complicated to learn, but fun once you get there. You collect planets and sci-fi developments of various kinds, trying to create a balance of consumers and producers.
Piero Umiliani wrote Mah na mah na in 1968. (It was later made more famous by the muppets.) Here’s the original.
A previous coworker pointed out to me that you can freely shake a cold can of soda without fear of it exploding when you open it. The explosion effect is mainly a result of warm temperature.
I just noticed that Twitter Bootstrap’s dummy text in their examples is pretty funny:
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From what I understand, they might be using Hipster Ipsum which generates random hipster text for you…if you need that sort of thing.
I’ve been trying out Duolingo to practice Spanish. It’s a website where you practice English, Spanish, French, etc. in a game format and earn “points”. Anyway, I think it’s helping if I could remember where those accents go.