Archive for July, 2014

The proper spelling of the Newfoundland slang “B’y”

There was some debate todate as to the proper spelling of the word b’y. Any good geek will look up the real answer to any debate so here I am.

The Dictionary of Newfoundland and Labrador spells it “b’y.”
b’y {pronounced: BY} ~ 1. a young male person…

30 Jul 10:00 PM 8 Read More...

Greenpeace Sends William Shatner on HP

Greenpeace has acquired William Shatner to do their dirty work.

Normally I am not a fan of groups like Greenpeace, but I like what they are doing here. Very creative.

Because HP has failed to follow through on its promise to make their computers toxic-free by this year, Shatner…

30 Jul 1:15 PM 0 Read More...

How to Save on Gas Mileage in That New Car

Scientific American sheds some light on how to save gas mileage in your gas-guzzling modern-day vehicles:

Always do jackrabbit starts. It’s easy, wastes gas and makes enough noise to let your fellow drivers know that you’ve got money to burn.
Make sure to accelerate and brake…

30 Jul 12:37 PM 1 Read More...

Life Expectancy in Canada is Higher Due to Smaller Population, Says Bill O’Reilly

Journalist Bill O’Reilly claims that life expectancy in the United States is expected to be lower than in Canada because the US has ten (10) times as many people which translates to ten times as many accidents, crimes, etc.

That’s it…

29 Jul 12:45 PM 3 Read More...

Yahoo and Microsoft to start working together

Just a day after I posted about Microsoft trying to steal Yahoo!’s market share with a video game Microsoft and Yahoo! announce a joint agreement that will “improve the web experience for users and advertisers.”

The deal is:
Microsoft will now power Yahoo! search while Yahoo! will become the…

29 Jul 10:16 AM 0 Read More...