Monthly Archive: August, 2013

You Shouldn’t Text N.J. Drivers and Other Fascinating News on the Web

Originally posted on NewsFeed:
The Danger of Texting Drivers At this point, it’s no secret that it’s a bad idea to text while driving. And it’s against the law in most states. But…

Deep Dive on the Yosemite Wildfire with the Interactive ‘Rim Fire Perspectives’ Map

Originally posted on Tech:
The tree-scorching Rim Fire roaring through Yosemite — one of the largest fires in California’s history at this point — is so big satellites can see it with ease…

Hole Makes Huge Pumpkin Ineligible for Alaska Fair

Wow what a pumpkin

E-Readers Are Supposed to Be Dying, but Kobo Keeps Making Fancier Ones

Originally posted on Tech:
The conventional wisdom about e-readers is that they are slowly getting pushed to the bargain bin, doomed to a life of obscurity at the hands of thinner, lighter and…

Big Wheel-Inspired Trike for Adults Brings Nostalgia, High Price Tag

Originally posted on NewsFeed:
If you were a child any time in the last four decades, odds are you rode a Big Wheel, the low-riding plastic trike named after its iconic front tire.…

WATCH: Sinkhole Devours Trees in Louisiana

Originally posted on NewsFeed:
Cameras were rolling just as a sinkhole swallowed a group of trees in Bayou Corne. The sinkhole appeared last year prompting a mandatory evacuation of the area, and state…

Curious’s Video Learning App Comes to the iPad

Originally posted on Tech:
Back in the spring, an online learning service called launched. It let real people with a skill become teachers, and aimed to be a higher-quality, more humane and…

Wean Yourself Off Facebook with Shock Therapy and Harassing Phone Calls

Originally posted on Tech:
Two MIT students, Robert R. Morris and Dan McDuff, were having trouble finishing their dissertations. The culprit? Too much social media. Doing what I can only assume any MIT…

Big K Flea Market Returns August 25th for 10 Sundays

Sunday August 25 will be a red-letter day for Connecticut bargain hunters when the Big K (K is for Kiwanis) Weekly Flea Market/Craft Fair starts its weekly Sunday openings from 8 AM to… Continue reading

Lindsay’s birthday party 2013