Friday, June 13, 2008

Learn Vocabulary While Feeding the Hungry

Free Rice is a great site where you answer multiple choice vocab questions. For each correct answer they donate 20 grains of rice to people who need it. So far 36,638,614,070 grains of rice have been donated.

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Use SMS to do Google Searches With Your Cell

Some of us can not afford internet on our cell phones, but no worries, you can use SMS to do some types of searches. Just send a text to 466453 (GOOGLE) using the following available commands followed by a search term.


Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Cool Quote

Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There's a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning. -Bill Gates

Cool Quote

When you have a dream, you are going to work for that dream no matter what. -Finding the Open Road

Cool Fact

58% of people don't read another book after high school. -Purple Cow by Seth Godin

Monday, March 24, 2008

Notes from Meet the Press on the Economy

-Alan Greenspan said that the economy is the worst he's seen it since World War II. The CEO of Lehman Bros. said it it's the worst in 40 years.

-Banks do not trust consumers and consumers do not trust banks.

-By definition a recession is two or more consecutive quarters of decline in GDP.

-In the year following talks of a recession you will often see a lot of growth.

-Over 40% of Americans think they are worse off today.

-The Fed cutting interest rates may result in inflation in the future.

-The cheap dollar has fueled exports to other countries and an increase in jobs.

-The economy issue will likely still exist in the November elections.

Friday, March 21, 2008

Cool Quote

Any man who is a bear on the future of this country will go broke. -JP Morgan