Category Archives: Miscellanea

Some More Tech-Related Headaches

The day before yesterday, I talked about a few troublesome tech problems that happened to me last week. I thought that my ordeal with technological annoyances is over, at least for a while. However, my optimism proved me wrong. Earlier, … Continue reading

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Learn Fun Facts’ Monthly Miscellany, July 2018

Random Ramblings Some Tech-Related Headaches Last Friday, while I was checking my external hard drives, I noticed one of them was acting strangely. I figured out that it’s on the brink of failing. This isn’t surprising as hard drives fail … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Past #60

Diplomacy Lord Wentworth gave some very cavalier advice to one going upon a diplomatic mission : he was up to the system of courts, or he would not have committed himself by such a satire. ” To secure yourself, and … Continue reading

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Benjamin Franklin On Ignorance

While browsing on franklinpapers.org, I stumbled upon a letter written by Benjamin Franklin to John Lining of South Carolina, dated March 18, 1755. Franklin’s perspective about admitting one’s ignorance caught my attention: I find a frank acknowledgment of one’s ignorance … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Past #59

Empire of Silence The great silent men! Looking round on the noisy inanity of the world, words with little meaning, actions with little worth, one loves to reflect on the great Empire of Silence. The noble silent men, scattered here and there, each in … Continue reading

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6 Design Principles In Photography

This is a guest post by Carol James. A long time ago, a human tried to portray the best moments of his/her life in some way. This effort has led to the emergence of such art as photography. Since the … Continue reading

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Learn Fun Facts’ Blog Party: Share Your Blog Here (July 2018)

This is another edition of LearnFun Facts’ Blog Party. If you want to promote your blog or post, this is a great place to do so. The blogging community here is friendly and supportive so don’t be shy to join … Continue reading

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