Thanks to Apple, many of us have decorated our homes with shiny white plastic items. It turns out that one type of bird does exactly the same thing.
Research in Spain has shown that the black kite that has the biggest collection of shiny white plastic pieces is likely to have the most chicks. (That can’t necessarily be said of we humans.) Continue reading
For the last four years Google has held their annual student competition called “Doodle 4 Google.” The contest is open to U.S. students from grades K3-K12 and submissions will be sorted and judged by age group. For non-US residents, there will be separate contests for 21 other countries as well. As with other Google contests, there are some groovy prizes up for grabs. If you are going to enter, the registration deadline is March 2, 2011. Want to learn more? Read on.
You know that Google logo you see on the homepage of http://www.google.com? That is a Google Doodle. This contest is for pre-college school students of all ages to create a logo designed for the front page of Google. Every year of the contest Google specifies a theme that the doodles should go after, and this years them is: Continue reading
Think hard about this one for a moment, how often do you actually use the Caps Lock key? Most people would say, “Not Often.” The Shift key is a great alternative, and it gets the job done without fear of making an online faux pas by typing out a message to someone in all caps (seen by some as the e-equivalent to yelling through text). Ready to get rid of Caps Lock? Here is how!
Click the Windows Start Menu Orb and Type regedit into the search box. Press Enter.