TRAVEL BACK IN TIME WITH THESE OLD DIETARY GUIDELINES

 “Grab Your Fork and Travel Back in Time With These Old USDA Dietary Guidelines.” The U.S. government recently changed their dietary guidelines for the umpteenth time. For instance, for a time, butter and margarine were their very own healthy food group.

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22 LIFE HACKS YOU’LL WONDER HOW YOU DID WITHOUT

“22 Life Hacks You’ll Wonder How You Did Without.” Search on those words to find some surprising tips. For example, to remove wrinkles from your shirt, throw it in the dryer with some ice cubes and let it rip, so to speak, for five minutes.

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SELL YOUR OLD GAMES, CDS AND DVDS

Decluttr.com is an online service that buys your unwanted DVDs, CDs and video games. They noted that “Call of Duty: Black Ops 3” was the most traded video game over Christmas Day.

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EXPLORE AMERICA’S HISTORY WITH MAPS

Explore Ameria’s history through interactive maps.

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100 DANCING DRONES SET WORLD RECORD

100 Dancing Drones Set World Record.  Click on that phrase to find a YouTube video showing Intel breaking the Guiness Book of Records. They created a swarm of drones that could dance to Beethoven’s Fifth, spell out “Intel” and otherwise astonish us. The military possibilities struck us immediately. And no, we’re not kidding.

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FREE ART FROM THE NEW YORK LIBRARY

Publicdomain.nypl.org/pd-visualization takes you to thousands of items you can download for free from the New York Public Library. These were all online before but are newly downloadable. You can group the collection by century (going as far back as the 11th century) or by color or genre. In the 20th century section, we saw a lot of commercial posters, and we like those, but there’s a little bit of everything.

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MINIATURE WONDERLAND FROM GOOGLE STREETVIEW

“Google Shrunk its Streetview Cameras” includes a video that takes you close-up inside the world’s largest model railroad railway, part of Miniatur Wunderland, in Hamburg, Germany.  According to Digital Trends, Google worked with Unilab to affix tiny cameras to the model trains, cars and boats to help you explore “Miniatur Wunderland.” Quite charming.

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39 AMAZING FACTS FOR NATIONAL TRIVIAL DAY

“39 Amazing Facts for National Trivia Day.” Click on that phrase to see the truly trivial: Apple came out with a dorky line of clothing in 1986. In the ancient Code of Hammurabi,

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WHERE CYBER ATTACKS COME FROM

Norsecorp.com/resources/global-perspective tells you where cyber attacks are coming from and who’s getting hit. By volume, most are from China. But as a percentage of the population, it’s Iceland and Saudi Arabia. Map.Norsecorp.com gives you a live view of ongoing attacks.  

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GOLDMAN SACHS 21 CHARTS

“Goldman Sachs 21 charts.” has 21 of what they consider the world’s most interesting business charts. We liked the chart listing the biggest companies in the world. Apple is number one, but didn’t even make the top 20 before 2009. It’s been number one for the last five years in a row.  

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