Category: FYI


FYI December 1, 2016


If you create an app with Google App Maker, please let me know what you think of it.

Google App Maker


David Nield: How to See Everything Your Browser Knows About You


The below link is only for information on various methods of activism, sharing news, etc. Use the ideas on the links to fight battles that are important to you.  Sexually abused children, domestic violence, veterans needing help, etc.

Activism is like exercising: Start with easy activities and work toward more. Here’s where to start.

Videos December 1, 2016

The Italian and Password





FYI November 30, 2016



Kristen Lee: New Yorker Casually Walks Off With $1.6 Million In Gold Out Of An Armored Truck


Vasectomies could be part of the answer
Aimée Lutkin: The ACLU Has Filed Lawsuits In Three States to Protect Abortion Rights


Vasectomies could help prevent the need for most abortions
Anna Merlan: Anti-Abortion Activist Convicted of Trying to Bomb Clinic Objects to Doctor Calling Movement ‘Violent’

FYI November 29, 2016

Electronic Greetings Day!

The Electric Postcard was created by Judith Donath

Judith Donath Home Page


Laura Kane: Prominent writers sign letter demanding probe of UBC firing of Steven Galloway


Casey Chan: So How Close Do You Live to a Nuclear Bomb?


Kristen Lee: The Barnacle Is The Car Blindfold Cops Will Slap On Your Windshield When You Park Badly



Beth Skwarecki: When Charities Get Donations Because I Clicked, Where Do They Get the Money?


Hear the Brilliant Guitar Work of Charlie Christian, Inventor of the Electric Guitar Solo (1939)



KitchenMason: How to Make 4 Ingredient Rolo Caramel Fudge

FYI November 28, 2016


Andrew Liszewski: Watch a Helicopter Pilot Nail a Ship Landing in a Ridiculous Storm




Andrew Liszewski: This Machine Weaves Chain Link Fences Like It’s Knitting a Sweater


Christina Warren: How to Stop iCloud Calendar Spam


Shannon Lee My Dad Was Bruce Lee


Finding Podcasts May Get Easier With This Public Radio Vet’s New App

FYI November 27, 2016




Det. Ron Harris on Barney Miller
Beth Elderkin: Firefly’s Shepherd, Ron Glass, Dies at 71


Ms. Henderson with Noël Coward at the piano in a rehearsal photo of “The Girl Who Came to Supper.” Jose Ferrer is center left, with Herman Levin, a producer. Credit Associated Press

Florence Agnes Henderson (February 14, 1934 – November 24, 2016)

Florence Henderson



Rhett Jones: Researchers Dig Into Boston’s Mysterious ‘Tsunami of Molasses’



Thorin Klosowski: Photo Scanning Showdown: PhotoScan vs Photomyne


17 truths about dating in 2016 that will make you laugh and kind of cry

Alohababe:  all men are jerks and I hate them…..oh wait he just texted back, false alarm

McMannofthepeople: I Don’t Have A Single Thing To Wear The Goes With This Ankle Monitor




FYI November 26, 2016



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Glenn Garvin, Miami Herald: Fidel Castro is dead at 90


How Xerox Invented the Copier and Artists Pushed It To Its Limits
Ernie Smith: The Xerox machine was a piece of technology that seemed to come out of nowhere


An Alarm Designer on How to Annoy People in the Most Effective Ways
Ella Morton: There’s an art and science to making one sound seem more urgent than another.


World Records of Casey, Illinois


Claire Lower: Replace Butter With Cream Cheese for Softer, Fluffier Cookies



Buck 802: Simply Sinful Smoked Cheddar


AvjonesV: Greek Style Cheese Pies


FYI November 25, 2016


Day after Thanksgiving to Say You are Welcome




Rachel Vorona Cote: ‘San Antonio Four’ Found Completely Innocent in Child Gang-Rape Case





Kristin Wong: The Best Dishes to Make With Your Thanksgiving Leftovers






Patrick George: What Is The Grand Tour Actually Doing?





Timothy Burke: NCSU & UNC Launch Bench-Clearing Brawl




FYI November 24, 2016



MiiBooth: Ocean Waves in a bottle




Lifehacker: The 50 Free Apps We’re Most Thankful For



FYI November 23, 2016

National Jukebox Day


National Cashew Day


National Eat a Cranberry Day 1


National Eat a Cranberry Day 2



National Espresso & Tie One On Day




Matt Novak: Don’t Burn Down Your House This Thanksgiving





Justin T. Westbrook: Florida Man Stops Street Fight By Running Everyone Over



Aimée Lutkin: The State of Michigan Wants to Establish that Literacy Is Not a Constitutional Right