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Many names of Sugar

All of these are names for refined sugar: high fructose corn syrup, dried cane syrup, invert sugar, molasses, sucrose (and any word ending in “ose”), brown rice syrup, honey, maple syrup, cane juice, beet sugar, brown sugar, and corn syrup. I … [Read more]

Video: VFX breakdown of Attraction

Visual Effects breakdown on Russian SciFi movie "Attraction". This blows my mind. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5Qw9TTZTKE I want to see this movie now. Looks so great. … [Read more]

I Am Not Well But Am Coping

I'm a cancer survivor. I had a 'good kind' of cancer and I survived with relatively little collateral damage given that oncology medicine in the 1980's was rudimentary and somewhat brutal. Hey, I'm not dead. Today, I'm left with regular episodes of … [Read more]

Sock Bankruptcy

The first stage is accepting that the other sock is gone. Denial is the hope that it will turn up 'one day'. At some point, they go into the recycling. That's today. … [Read more]

Video: R2-D2 Meets Bon Jovi

How do people notice these things. Note: need to listen.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xWQSCn6H5kE … [Read more]

Video: Valerian and City of a Thousand Planets

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZsG7WJVZv8 … [Read more]

Video: Z as “Zed” and Others as “Zee”?

Why Do Some English Speaking Countries Pronounce Z as "Zed" and Others as "Zee"?     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JTATv3mW1U … [Read more]

Car Ownership as Advertising Metadata

Owning a car, driving around in a car, being in a car is data that can be sold to advertisers. The other set of data is generated by the people in the car; a massive amount of information flowing in and out about where they're going and what they're … [Read more]

Video: Tears In The Rain (A Blade Runner Short Film)

In a dystopian Los Angeles future, retirement engineer John Kampff (Sean Cameron Michael) hunts down suspected Replicant Andy Smith (Russel Savadier). As John soon learns, Replicant detection is nearly impossible without specialist equipment. Very … [Read more]

OS X: Full URL in Safari Browser on Mac OS X Sierra

This is new. Hiding URLs is a right PITA. … [Read more]