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Handy notepad in Chrome tab or window

There is nice option to create editable tab on window in Chrome browser with URL like this: data:text/html, <html contenteditable> It is possible to save it into the file after pressing CTRL+<S>

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Sky above from freezing cold nights

Nights are long in the Winter, with many clear nights, but with very cold temperatures as well. It looks like Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort in Finland built good solution how to observe beauty of the sky in Winter.

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Bubble tent to look at stars

Hmm, maybe bubble tent is right idea for fidget weather of Minnesota. One could be warm and look at stars, maybe even observe by telescope.

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SVG: Elliptical arc path

Scalable Vector Graphics allows elliptical paths. Here is rendered image, which can help to realize meaning of the parameters. In case below all elipses and circles are have end points [0,0] and [70.71, 70.71]. Second point is on the circle … Continue reading

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find a files with -maxdepth and -mindepth

Unix utility find allows many arguments. Here is how one can limit searched directories. Arguments -maxdepth and -mindepth should be used first before let’s say -name or -type. Let’s created four sub directories to investigate how it works: $ mkdir … Continue reading

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Eclipse weather

Weather for Solar eclipse on August 21, 2017 across USA determined how people could experience such rare event.

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Eclipse August 21, 2017

Eclipse on August 21, 2017 will be visible in Minnesota only as a partial eclipse. Total eclipse can be visible south of Minnesota, probably good place to go will be places in Nebraska, Kansas or Missouri. Totality will be around … Continue reading

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Sexagesimal one character digits

Sexagesimal (base 60) is a numeral system with sixty as its base. In some form with help of decimal digits ┬áis used for measuring time, angles, and geographic coordinates. There are no special symbols for it’s digits like in binary … Continue reading

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Irish Soda Bread

On Saint Patrick’s day I’ve got surprising gift: Irish Soda Bread. It was gone almost immediately. Very tasty, sweet, a little bit crunchy, just fabulous. Bought at Walmart. Here is link to their recipe. Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 2 cups … Continue reading

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Romaine lettuce orange juice smoothie

Simple and easy romaine lettuce orange juice smoothie. See pictures below. There are about 225g of lettuce and 335g of orange juice resulting in two glasses of the smoothie. Good source of information about food is at http://www.ars.usda.gov/ba/bhnrc/ndl including downloadable … Continue reading

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