Jan 11, 2022
Math You Might Find Useful For Daily Problem Solving

Order of operations

Parenthesis, Exponents/Power, Multiplication, Division/Modulus, Addition, Subtraction

Notation example
(a2 * b) + c – d
1. a2
2. * b
3. + c
4. – d

Proportions

a / A = x / X

a   b
=
A   B

You’re trying to solve x. You have to cross-multiply. Be mindful of order of operations.

x * A = a * X
x = a * X / A

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Dec 26, 2021
WordPress 5.8 Adds WEBP Image Format Support

Testing it out. Not a fan of it. It works, but only because I’m previewing it in Chrome. However, it’s slow to load maybe because it’s doing some additional Javascripting to make it work. So unless there is native support, I wouldn’t recommend using WEBP images just yet.

Dec 15, 2021
Spider-Mans No Way Home Review

Hollywood has struggled to pump out their movies for profit during these pandemic times. Sure, blame it on the pandemic and not the shitty movies no one wants to pay to watch. LOL. Even powerhouse movie franchise like these Spider-Man movies had to do a bunch of reshoots and re-releases in an attempt to recoup losses. So here’s Sony’s final (hopefully) attempt to re-release yet another cut of Spider-Man No Way Home, the third film in the third modern Spider-Man movie series in the past 20 years.

Ticket pre-sales for No Way Home seem to prove loyal fans want to see it. Most of the online ticket websites had crashed because of the overwhelming rush of buyers. Well, now you can look up pre-sold seats at your local movie theater’s website, if they have it, and it does seem to be mostly packed or sold-out screenings come premiere weekend. So if you want to experience the excitement and promise of an amazing Spider-Man movie, now is the time to jump on the hype train. more »

Sep 25, 2021
Nikon D3200 Photo Dump Sept 25 2021 Berries Flowers Cat

Pokeberries. DANGEROUSLY TOXIC TO EAT AND TOUCH.

Pokeberries. DANGEROUSLY TOXIC TO EAT AND TOUCH.

Pokeberries. DANGEROUSLY TOXIC TO EAT AND TOUCH.

Pokeberries. DANGEROUSLY TOXIC TO EAT AND TOUCH.

UPDATE June 20, 2022 – It seems there’s some mixed messages about pokeberries, might be some kind of fearmongering. People do eat these and make pies out of them, although they say it’s not sweet at all, and that bad taste might be where the fear of death and poison comes from. So do your own research.

Here are some random pics I took today straight out the Nikon D3200 DSLR. Them berries look too pretty. Warning though, these delicious-looking berries are actually incredibly toxic to humans and other animals like dogs and cows! Song birds can eat them though. They’re called pokeberries. So DO NOT EAT THEM! Also the sap is toxic too, so don’t let the sap touch your skin, since it can absorb in. DO NOT TOUCH IT! Should probably get rid of this thing before it gets too big. Apparently it gets more deadly as it matures. more »

Sep 20, 2021
How To View HTML Source Without Loading The Actual HTML

In Chrome and Firefox, you can view a web page’s source code directly by typing into the URL bar:

view-source:[webpage address goes here]

for example:
view-source:http://www.example.com

And that will load the source code without actually loading the HTML. This is useful if you don’t want any popups or malicious code to execute, or you’re debugging a webpage.

Sep 16, 2021
How To Login To Twitter Normally

UPDATE – Doesn’t seem to work all the time. What a joke.

If you’ve tried to login to Twitter but found it redirecting you to https://twitter.com/i/flow/login and it might spook you thinking it’s malicious (I don’t blame you). But it’s just Twitter’s mobile phone login, they’re trying to be like Google and keep track of all your different devices. Here’s how you’d get the original “normal” login.

Using a browser like Google Chrome, you have to use Incognito Mode so that it doesn’t store cookies. First, clear your browsing history and cookies. Then try logging into Twitter again. Hopefully, the flow login isn’t triggered and you get some peace of mind now. Hope it helps!

Or try this https://twitter.com/login?lang=en-gb otherwise, SOL.

Jul 13, 2021
How To Fix Windows 10 Icons Not Updating

How To Fix Windows 10 Icons Not Updating
By Chongchen Saelee

I found a link to instructions that actually works for Windows 10 icons not updating. Prior to Windows 10, the icons were stored in %userprofile%\AppData\Local\IconCache.db and all you had to do was delete that file and kill explorer.exe and start it again. At least, that seemed to work perfectly in Windows 7.

In Windows 10, you’re lucky if it updates the icons completely. You can follow the same steps, and it might work partially, but you’ll notice some icon sizes not updating. It’s associated to the filename and folder, so it’s cached somewhere else!

Well, indeed, Windows 10 stores multiple databases for all different icon sizes now, and in a whole different folder %homepath%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer. So you’re gonna have to delete all of those database cache files in order to properly update your Windows 10 icons!

This article gives you the details on how to do it properly:
https://www.windowscentral.com/how-reset-icon-cache-database-windows-10

Hope this helps anyone from pulling their hair out.

Jun 5, 2021
Gigantic common crane birds in my backyard

This gigantic majestic common crane family, two parents and two red babies, were wandering around my backyard! Modern day dinosaurs. Dopey, but cool. Enjoy this HD video and some well-cropped pics I shot with a Nikon D3200 DSLR… hand-held.

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May 21, 2021
Symptom: Laptop Trackpad/Case Is Warped or Disfigured

WARNING: If your laptop case or trackpad is warped, disfigured or out of place all of a sudden, DO NOT IGNORE IT! more »

Apr 17, 2021
Beautiful wild turkey in my backyard

A small gang of 4 wild turkeys showed up in my backyard. I was only fast enough to photograph one of them. But they’re nesting really close by, they squawkin’ every night. more »