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Baby Flamingos are White!

Baby Flamingos are White!

Just learned from InstaNerd (although I think I had heard the same before) that flamingos are naturally white but turn pink because of their diet of shrimp.  Like sockeye....

Quote of the Week – Abraham Lincoln

Quote of the Week – Abraham Lincoln

“The legitimate object of government is ‘to do for the people what needs to be done, but which they can not, by individual effort, do at all, or do so well, for themselves’.” The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln edited by Roy P. Basler, Volume II, “Fragment on Government” (July 1, 1854?), p. 221.

Quote of the Week – Anatole France

Quote of the Week – Anatole France

“You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working; and just so, you learn to love by loving. All those who think to learn in any other way deceive themselves.” -Anatole France, French author (1844 – 1924)

Where are the QWERTY Phones?

Where are the QWERTY Phones?

After the recent death of my beloved Droid 4, I found myself in the Verizon store looking for an upgrade. Three things were quickly apparent: 1) all the phones these days are freaking huge (I couldn’t find an Android phone that would fit in my pocket); 2) the Verizon staff seemed more interested in the USMNT’s match with Belgium (which in fairness I was doing more watching than phone shopping); and 3) there wasn’t a single QWERTY phone (phone with a slide out, physical keyboard).

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