Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Hoppin'

***My docs are keeping me hopping, sheesh. Looks like I'm gonna be a bit scarce this week. Try to soldier on. :-)

***7 common tech myths busted. This is interesting.

1. You shouldn't charge your gadget overnight
Many people are afraid to charge their phone or tablet overnight because they think it might overcharge and destroy the battery. I also field this question from people worried about leaving laptops plugged in 24/7. Fortunately, you can put a negative spin on this one. Modern electronics automatically stop charging so they don't overcharge.

More at the link.

***School spending millions on "White Privilege" training. What rubbish.

Have the taxpayers of St. Paul spent nearly $3 million over the past five years to bring chaos and danger to their schools and students?
Apparently so.
In 2010, the St. Paul school district began a contractual relationship with the Pacific Educational Group, a San Francisco-based organization that tries to help public schools deal with achievement and disciplinary issues involving black students.
PEG packages and sells the concept of victimization, for a very high price.
It claims that the American education system is built around white culture, tradition and social norms – aka “white privilege” – to the unfair detriment of black students.
PEG believes that black students will only achieve if school curricula are customized to meet their cultural specifications. It also rejects the concept of using suspensions or expulsions to discipline black students.

Get your kids out of there fast.

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***Absolutely unbelievable: Obama says his administration has restored the US to world dominance. Where to start...?

During a speech Monday to the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Fellows at the White House, President Barack Obama proclaimed America "the most respected country on earth" and credited his administration with restoring the U.S. to world dominance, according to the Daily Caller.

"People don’t remember, but when I came into office, the United States in world opinion ranked below China and just barely above Russia, and today once again, the United States is the most respected country on earth, and part of that I think is because of the work we did to re-engage the world and say that we want to work with you as partners with mutual interests and mutual respect," said Obama.
"It was on that basis we were able to end two wars while still focusing on the very real threat of terrorism and to try to work with our partners on the ground in places like Iraq and Afghanistan. It’s the reason why we are moving in the direction of normalizing relations with Cuba. The nuclear deal that we are trying to negotiate with Iran."

The level of delusion and chutzpah here is breathtaking.

***Best cupcakes in America. Yes, here it is. An entire article on cupcakes, with pictures!

***Believe or not, this is called "fashion."

this is called fashion


Oooookay. 

***God's design for sex. This is a good article.

***All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us. ~~ J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring
 
***Have a great day!
 

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