I usually reserve this space for amusing anecdotes about my life or nifty little nuggets of trivia that I've come across, but this is serious stuff and needs to be disseminated to anyone who can read so they can be forewarned about the dangers of DHMO. Dihydrogen monoxide (DHMO) can act as both (either) an … Continue reading PSA – The Dangers of DHMO
While listening to a podcast about the Simulation Hypothesis Argument, I ran across an interesting set of numbers. To start, by way of comparison, the human brain can process anywhere from 38 thousand trillion (3.8 x 10^16) to one billion billion (1 X 10^18) processes per second, depending upon whom you ask. Those are pretty … Continue reading Is that a supercomputer in your pocket, or are you just glad to see me?
Although I still eat way too much fast food - I'm a lazy "cook," sue me - I find most of it gross and unpalatable. It's more of a convenience than anything. This, of course, does NOT include the Frenchie sandwich at Jimmie John's...mmmm, love me some Frenchies! Here are a few of my favorite … Continue reading Fast (and Furious) Food
It’s been nearly four months since I’ve written anything, so I thought this would be a good opportunity to bring you up to speed on what I’ve been doing. On July 1, I decided – a Mid-Year Day’s Resolution, if you will – to accomplish two things. Learn something new every day.Learn a new skill … Continue reading Mid-Year’s Day Resolutions
Here's one from the Learn Something New Every Day file... One of my New Year's resolutions that quickly fell by the wayside was to learn and use a new word every day. I'm not sure if it's because I'm lazy, or no one got me a word-a-day calendar for Christmas, or some combination of the … Continue reading Automaticity