Wednesday, March 9th, 2005
Processes and Services? What’s the difference? David offers a little insight. Continue reading
This is your guide to the good, bad and ugly of being a groom. It’s about making your wedding, or your son’s wedding, or heck even your grandson’s wedding easier to manage.
Here you can learn the Groom’s responsibilities. I mean what exactly is the Groom supposed to pay for? There is whole section here that breaks it down into who is expected to pay for what in a traditional… Continue reading
Welcome to the International Database and Gallery of Structures called “Structurae”. What is this site about? Well, their introduction tells it all nicely so I’ll share it with you:
“This site offers you information on works of structural engineering, architecture or construction through time, history and from around the world. Our documentation begins at the time of the pyramids in Egypt and Roman construction, continues to Romanesque and Gothic churches… Continue reading
Do you have problems when you start up your computer? Does it seem to take a long time or you get strange messages? Fortunately Windows has something called “Selective Startup” that will help you figure out what’s going wrong.
Hold the Windows key and press the R key ( Win+R) and type msconfig in the Run box that pops
This site is remarkably easy to use—just set the decade you want to visit from 1900 to 2000 with the up and down arrows, and click GO.
You will then Time-Warp to the decade you choose. Use your mouse to scroll over the pictures of the technology; phones, radios, record… Continue reading
In Windows XP, when I go to my programs it takes up my whole screen. Is there a way to make them into a list or something?
This has always been a pretty annoying feature in XP, but I discovered a remedy.
Right-click the Start Button and choose Properties.
What does this site have to offer? “372 front pages from 39 countries presented alphabetically.” The nice thing is that it is also very easy to use. The pages are listed alphabetically and you just scroll over them with your mouse to see it larger on the side, and if you click it you can get it full size. For more you simply click “View More Pages”.
But better yet… Continue reading
Terragen is a landscape generator, which means it can be used to generate very near photorealistic virtual landscapes. Maybe some screen shots cam make a better point than I, so take a look at some of the demo shots from Tarragon’s web site—you will not believe these are made by end users. WOW, is all I can say. I had to do this as a download of the week—imagine the… Continue reading
Is there a way to make my Desktop icons bigger?
You can use this tip to make them bigger or smaller. I’ll also show you how to change the label font and its size.
Right-click the desktop and choose “Properties” Select the “Appearance” tab then click the “Advanced” button.
Under “Item”, pick “Icon” from the drop down list. Under “Size” use the arrow… Continue reading
What does T.W.I.N.K.I.E.S. stand for? Well to answer your question, it stands for “Tests With Inorganic Noxious Kakes In Extreme Situations”. Basically Twinkie experiments. There are seven experiments in all.
Resistivity Test — “To test the resistivity of a Twinkie, a 110V standard AC household current was run across it.” This was an interesting test that seemed to prove that twinkies pass no current at all. For more details check… Continue reading