Nine Things You Should Do After Installing OS X Lion | TechCrunch
No operating system is perfect, though. At least, not for everyone, and especially not right out of the (non-existent) box. Looking to make your Lion experience that much better, we’ve bundled together a bevy of tips and tricks that you really ought to have ready on your first trip into the new OS.
Infographic: Nuclear Power vs. Energy Efficient Homes | The Energy Collective
For less than half the cost of replacing just 1 nuclear power plant, we could retrofit 1.6 million homes for energy efficiency and reduce the need for the same amount of energy the plant would produce. Doing so would also create 90 times more jobs than replacing the power plant.
Are you listening, Steve Jobs? « BirdAbroad
It’s an Apple store!
Or is it?
Longtime TV host Elwy Yost dies at 86
Very sad news this morning.
GUEST BLOG POST: Savor a Book: Reading like a Writer « TWO WRITING TEACHERS
So what about you? Have you practiced reading like a writer recently? I would like to challenge you to take thirty minutes and read a book that you like. Have a sticky note nearby. What do your writerly eyes notice?
Sheikh’s Name Written In Sand Visible from Space | HAMAD Sand Carving Seen On Google Maps | Space.com
Hamad bin Hamdan al Nahyan, a billionaire Sheikh and member of Abu Dhabi’s ruling family, has had his name carved into the sandy surface of an island he owns in the Persian Gulf. It is no lackadaisical sand-scrawling, though: At half a mile tall and 2 miles long altogether, the letters HAMAD are visible from space.
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