Parallax is defined as “a displacement or difference in the apparent position of an object viewed along two different lines of sight”. It is often used when talking about the motions of stars and planets, since parallax can be used to calculate distance to far away objects. Parallax is also how the moving background image(…)
QR codes kill kittens. Don’t take my word for it though. Take the word of the man who literally wrote the book on kitten-killing QR codes. And yet, despite all of the evidence contained in the book about how QR codes are misused I continue to see them being misused. The other day a friend of mine told me about how(…)
It’s that time of year again. The time when we find many “year-2013-in-review” and “what-to-expect-when-you’re-expecting-2014″ articles littered about the series of tubes known as the internet. It’s only natural for folks to wax nostalgic as 2013 fades into the sunset one final time. I, however, have never been one to follow the crowd. So as we(…)
Dear Santa, It’s been a long time since my last letter. I do hope this one finds you in good health and spirits as you come upon your busiest day of the year. I know how busy you get because you always forget my name when I meet you in the mall each year. It’s(…)
For Father’s Day this year I decided to turn the tables a bit and make something for my kids. So, here are 10 things my 10 year old has never seen (and likely never will).
Humans are a needy bunch. We are born helpless. Totally dependent upon others for our survival. When my daughter was born she needed to have formula dripped into her mouth to avoid dehydration and death. This lasted for a few weeks until she could feed on her own. Will she remember my waking up every(…)