A collection of interesting items I found in my daily reading.
- Knoword Is a Fun Way to Test (and Expand) Your Vocabulary [Friday Fun] – December 17, 2010 – The system seems to be suffering from too heavy a load at the moment but a few minutes of play shows that is very interesting.
- Cook’s Illustrated Tests Oven Thermometers – December 17, 2010 – After baking so much this month I am afraid that my oven thermostat isn’t working as well as it should. I have been meaning to buy a thermometer to better monitor the temperature and this article gives me further impetus to do just that. I now have quite a list of things to pick up at the restaurant supply store.
- Microsoft Security Essentials 2 Released, Still the Best Darn Antivirus Around [Downloads] – December 17, 2010 – I recommend this as the free, first line of defense on my client’s computers. It is fairly adept at locating and removing various types of malware. I am loading up this new version now to see what the changes are like.
- Dropbox hits 1.0! – Hey everyone! – We're super excited … (Jon Ying/The Dropbox Blog) – December 17, 2010
- pate’s tapes: hours of terrific music – free – December 16, 2010 – A neat collection of musical mixtapes including several Christmas playlists.
- worth the wait: welsh cakes – December 16, 2010 – We had some of these from a vendor at Artisanal LA and loved them. Wish we would have found some of them while were in Wales.
- How to Celebrate a Public Domain Christmas – December 16, 2010 – A bunch of entertaining ideas for those cold, wet or snowy nights during the holidays.