Pistol shrimp can shoot bubbles out of a claw with enough force that the bubble can reach a temperature of 5,000 K degrees — just 800 K cooler than the surface of the sun. Here is a video: Continue reading Pistol Shrimp Video
I’ve been experimenting with Sublime Text lately. I’m not sure yet if I’m going to give up Vim, but there are some aspects of Sublime Text that I really like. Opening new files is very fast — just hit
ctrl-p and type some letters from the file. The file will be open before you know what happened, even if it’s in a subdirectory.
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I’ve been looking for some good themes for Sublime Text. I haven’t found the perfect one yet, but here are some that are usable for the moment. Continue reading Good Sublime Text Themes and How to Install Them
Some photos of spring from the front-yard gardens in Berkeley, California: Continue reading Gardens in Berkeley, California
I was searching YouTube for songs in Esperanto. Here are some of the videos I found. Continue reading Esperanto Music from Around the World
I came across a link to a petition on the White House petition site asking that presidential debates include third-party candidates. I became curious, because this is an issue that is a concern to many Americans. Continue reading The White House Petition Website Is Broken
This is what is wrong with “apps”. It’s taking us back to the days of VHS vs Beta. If you don’t have the right device or expensive software, you can’t use the technology. Continue reading HTML5 and the Problem with “Apps”
Has anyone noticed how websites have been going overboard with article pagination and slideshows over the past couple of years? In an attempt to increase page views, they split what should be a single page into many pages. Continue reading Article Pagination and Slideshows are Out of Control
Is the answer to mass shootings for civilians to carry more guns? The answer is NO. Read this: Continue reading Armed Civilians Don’t Stop Mass Shooters
The official Google Talk plug-in no longer allows people to become invisible, so I started using Pidgin. Now it seems that Pidgin no longer allows people to remain invisible either. I’ve set my status to “invisible” on Google Plus and on Pidgin, but it still says that I am visible: Continue reading Google Talk Is Broken – Can’t Go Invisible
Albert Einstein quotes on God and religion: Continue reading Was Einstein Religious?