Monthly Archives: May 2011

Who is cheaper than godaddy.com for .com and .net registrations/transfers? A lot of registrars advertise low prices, but that’s only for .info domains, not .com and .net.

(You): Who is cheaper than godaddy.com for .com and .net registrations/transfers? A lot of registrars advertise low prices, but that’s only for .info domains, not .com and .net. (Rey): There are a few places cheaper but they are hard to … Continue reading

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On wordpress, how do you publish a post directly from the ‘preview’ page without having to go through ‘edit post’

(You): On wordpress, how do you publish a post directly from the ‘preview’ page without having to go through ‘edit post’ (Hugh): by clicking it with your penis (You): tried that already. [Vark assigned category: WordPress, more details]

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When do the FOREX markets open this evening? I thought they’d already be open, but we’re seeing 0 change in USDCAD?

(You): When do the FOREX markets open this evening? I thought they’d already be open, but we’re seeing 0 change in USDCAD? (Guillermo): Most likely, it won??t open today because of a US holiday. (You): I thought Xmas and New … Continue reading

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Is there a cygwin-like ipad app?

(You): Is there a cygwin-like ipad app? [Vark assigned category: app, more details]

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What ipad app lets me see and manipulate the ipad’s hard drive directory structure/etc?

(You): What ipad app lets me see and manipulate the ipad’s hard drive directory structure/etc? (Steven): None. It cannot be done. (You): thanks. ———————- (Joseph): Neither Cydia, nor the App Store has such a utility; You need to jailbreak your … Continue reading

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How do I send an email to God?

(You): How do I send an email to God? (Bernardo): email the FSM, and he can fwd the 411 you are looking for : http://www.venganza.org/ (You): thanks! I’ve actually been looking for these guys. ———————- (Kamala): You can use this … Continue reading

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Under ideal circumstances, how close a binary (angular separation) can the naked human eye split? I need a reputable source. So far, googling has shown an estimate of 5 minutes of arc (which seems high, given that the moon is only 30 minutes of arc?).

(You): Under ideal circumstances, how close a binary (angular separation) can the naked human eye split? I need a reputable source. So far, googling has shown an estimate of 5 minutes of arc (which seems high, given that the moon … Continue reading

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Some Barr Somewhere?

In Blake Shelton’s “Some Beach” video, is “Bar and Grill” intentionally spelled incorrectly?

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Google “Shattered Earth” Effect

http://code.google.com/apis/kml/documentation/mapsSupport.html tells us that Google Maps API limits us to 1000 “Maximum number of total document-wide features”. I interpret this to mean 1000 polygons (for example) *total*, regardless of zoom level. They’re actually usually more generous: http://wordpress.barrycarter.org/index.php/voronoi-temperature-map/ routinely loads 3000+ … Continue reading

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“Weird Al” does math

What is five minus seven? listen

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