Monday, August 23, 2010

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Fun on the Web Aug 22, 2010 Google Patches Chrome

As opposed to Microsoft, who has us Beta test and then might repair or not, Google offers a bounty to those who find bugs in their software. In all, Google paid out slightly more than $10,000 in bounties Thursday, a record for an update.

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Fun on the Web Aug 21, 2010 Kids Sites

Great site for kids: coloring, games, and crafts

Free storybooks to read, phonics, riddles, and coloring

This is an amazing site to subscribe to but has some free materials that are worthwhile too.

A Storytelling Community For Children - Stories read and/ or presented, write stories about familiar characters or original works, and other fun things for kids.

Website Reviews for Kids, Teachers and Families

Games, Music

Educational Software Reviews

Empowering Girls

Friday, August 20, 2010

Fun on the Web Aug 20, 2010 Reworking your Wardrobe

This is a great article about working on the wardrobe and has links to others like how to revive your misfits, cashing in, and pegging your personal style. Really if your are unemployed I think subscribing would be a great idea since they have good ideas and experts on topics that are very useful.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Fun on the Web Aug 18, 2010 Computer Tips

You all may know I have been taking computer classes. Consequently I have found scads of great websites to share:
Scores of sites for free email, free online storage, free hosting, free auto-responders, and much more

Top 10 Free Programs
Top 10 Facebook Tips

Top 10 Google Tricks

Top 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

Top 10 Firefox Shortcuts

and more are here:

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Fun on the Web Aug 12, 2010 Fun Quotes

"I'm Not Suffering from Insanity... I'm Enjoying Every Minute of It!" ~~ Karen Scalf Linamen ********************************************************************
‎"The best candy shop a child can be left alone in, is the library." ~ Maya Angelou ********************************************************************"
"It's never just a game when you're winning." ~~ George Carlin
"I made a lot of bad decisions in my life, but at least I made them." Josephine Baker
"Oh, what a tangled web do parents weave/ When they think that their children are naive." ~~ Ogden Nash
I just read that 4,153,237 people got married last year. I don't want to start any trouble, but shouldn't that be an even number?
"You're never too old to become younger." ~~ Mae West
"I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it." ~~ George Bernard Shaw
Money can't buy happiness, but neither can poverty. ~~ Leo Rosten

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Fun on the Web Aug 7, 2010 No Farms No Food

No Farms No Food - I was shocked when I saw this:

"Did you know that we don’t produce enough fresh fruits and vegetables for everyone to eat a balanced and nutritious diet? In fact, it is estimated that we need another 13 million acres of farmland growing fruits and vegetables in this country just for Americans to meet the minimum daily requirement of fruits and vegetables set by the U.S. Department of Agriculture."

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Fun on the Web Aug 4, 2010 Readability

Get rid of all the blinking and distractions. Readability is a simple tool that makes reading on the Web more enjoyable by removing the clutter around what you're reading.

And it works for Firefox too

Monday, August 2, 2010

Fun on the Web Aug 2, 2010 BadgerLink

BadgerLink is a project of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI), Division for Libraries, Technology, and Community Learning to provide access to quality online information resources for Wisconsin residents.