50 Things everyone should know?

I came across this list of 50 things that everyone should know. Some interesting facts that range from our vocabulary to insects.

  • The present population of 5 billion plus people of the world is predicted to become 15 billion by 2080.
  • What is called a “French kiss” in the English speaking world is known as an “English kiss” in France.

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Holiday Gift Guide for him and her!

Engadget has put together a great holiday gift guide for him and her. Some gifts I haven’t thought of, so who knows, you may just find the perfect gadget for your loved one!

For Her:

The Ex knife holder – You’re all hers now, why not encourage some of that brooding resentment towards the exes that came before you. As far as we know the Ex knife holder isn’t imbued with any voodoo powers, but in the off chance you should become an ex too, make sure you un-gift this one.
~$60 – Shop for the Ex knife holder

For Him

Palm Treo 680 – Colorful, functional, and cheap: if your guy is stuck in the 90’s with a Handspring Visor and cellphone module, now is the time to bring his efforts at convergence into the 21st century. The 680 delivers a color screen, full QWERTY keyboard, and compatibility with thousands of programs. And as the least expensive Treo to date, it won’t break the bank.
$449 ($199 with two-year contract) – Buy from Cingular

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Turkeys try to escape on a train in NJ!

Looks like a group of turkeys had gotten together at a Ramsey, NJ train station to catch a ride and “Escape their fate”.

“For a moment, it looked like the turkeys were waiting for the next outbound train,” said Dan Stessel, a spokesman for NJ Transit. “Clearly, they’re trying to catch a train and escape their fate.”

Happy Thanksgiving!

Read about the latest on the turkey break.

PortableApps Suite 1.0 Released!

PortableApps Suite 1.0 releases their new bundle of portable scripts for your thumb(portable)drive.
Available in multiple Editions for drives of all sizes, the package includes a menu, backup options, and a nice collection of apps!

The Standard Edition includes the menu, backup and icons mentioned above as well as ClamWin Portable (antivirus), Firefox Portable (web browser), Gaim Portable (instant messaging), OpenOffice.org Portable (office suite), Sudoku Portable (puzzle game), Sunbird Portable (calendar/task manager) and Thunderbird Portable (email client) and runs comfortably from a 512MB drive. The Lite Edition uses AbiWord Portable (word processor) instead of OpenOffice.org Portable and runs comfortably from a 256MB drive. The Base Edition allows you to pick and choose what apps you’d like to include.

Very nice collection of private apps for your thumbdrive.

Read more and download the PortableApps Suite 1.0