TGIF – 8-*

by Marie-Claire Jenkins October 30th, 2009 

Welcome to another edition of TGIF. I hope that the week has treated you well and that you're looking forward to a nice weekend either alone or in the company of those close to you. Or maybe you're meeting totally new people this time around. If the week has been a tough one and you feel like a soldier walking off a battle field, tired and in tatters…the weekend is here. Rejuvenate, restore and heal :)

Without further ado…

Stuff I really liked this week:

Big long list of Fail – a long strip of images, sure to give you a bit of a chuckle.

Living without cash and doing fine – this is an interesting story about a chap who lives happily with his solar powered laptop in the wilderness.

Pomegranate Bear art - a Pomegranate was harmed in the making of this cool art

6 dollar shirts – really cool t-shirts and they are only $6 a pop!

20 social media comics – well I love comics and these are funny and colourful, what more could a Friday want?

Facts:

By the year 2012 there will be approximately 17 billion devices connected to the Internet.

The average computer user blinks 7 times a minute, less than half the normal rate of 20.

The first e-mail was sent over the Internet in 1972.

One ounce milk chocolate bar has 6 mg of caffeine.

Albert Einstein was offered the presidency of Israel in 1952, but he declined.

Quotes:

I made this letter longer than usual because I lack the time to make it short. –Blaise Pascal

If you've always done it that way, it's probably wrong. –Charles Kettering

The secret of my success is that at an early age I discovered I was not God. –Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally. –David Frost

No one will pay you to solve a non-problem. –Vinod Kosla, co-founder, Sun Microsystems

Tune of the week:

One Day in My Garden – Amon Tobin

Video Gem of the week:

There is a whole collection of these little cartoons and they are so cute and funny, I think all Kiwis have forgiven the poke!

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2 Responses to “TGIF – 8-*”

  1. Data Entry says:

    Not to give up my age but I'm pretty sure I sent the second email!

  2. Marie-Claire Jenkins says:

    Now that is rather cool :)