Archive for November, 2010
Just a little note involving the world of technology.
While most people are used to hearing about Black Friday, which is the day after Thanksgiving, and is supposed to be the biggest shopping day of the year – there is now Cyber Monday!!
You gotta love how technology is invading our world.
According to a an organization called Market Watch a record number of 106.9 shoppers are expected to hit retail websites today — up 11% from last year, as retailers offer online deals and free shipping to grab buyers.
About 9 out of 10 retailers say that they will More >
I know that everyone has blogged about charity events that have interested them. Well, this one that I recently came across really interested me. I believe it is an Annual event that is held in Kansas City, MO at Centriq Training, called Coders 4 Charities Weekend.
The weekend, earlier this year, was held from March 26 — 28th and paired up teams of web developers, designers and analysts with local charities to receive “extreme makeovers” of their web sites, or a full online application for their use, within 48 hours.
In 2008 five non-profits received complete online solutions or revamps from More >
In honor of Thanksgiving, and a big wonderful meal that I shared with my family, I wanted to bring attention to the Share Our Strength organization that created the No Kid Hungry Campaign.
I signed up for the No Kid Hungry Pledge and so has Jeff Bridges. He recently appeared on the Larry King show to talk about the campaign and ways that people can help.
On November 10th the campaign kicked off with Share Our Strength joining forces with a network of governors, non-profit partners, corporations and pledge takers to put an end to childhood hunger.
One of the More >
Hey everyone this was the coolest science article that I read, and I wanted to share!
NASA astronomers just found that the Milky Way galaxy is sandwiched by these huge high energy bubbles that are extending from the top and bottom like cosmic scale eggs! The bubbles stretch across half of the galaxy and until now was hidden from view by a fog of gamma rays that normally clutter space.
According to an astrophysicist Douglas Finkbeiner, each bubble stretches 25,000 light years from the center of the galaxy’s top and bottom — each light year is about 5.9 million miles. More >