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Investment Returns for 2011

Investment Returns for 2011

In a flight to safety, bonds beat stocks in 2011. [Read More]

Common Divisibility Problem

Common Divisibility Problem

A common question on standardized tests. [Read More]

Strum-a-lum

Strum-a-lum

Photo from Rasputin Collection Songbird Aljona strums on her guitar. Watch the youtube slideshow movie presentation. Strum-a-lum with Aljona. [Read More]

The Ballad of Rodger Young

The Ballad of Rodger Young

The West Point Glee Club and Nelson Eddy sing The Ballard of Rodger Young. [Read More]

North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Il Dies

North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Il Dies

North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-Il has died. [Read More]

Something Good

Something Good

Peter Noone of Herman's Hermit's is into something good. [Read More]

O’Reilly: Programming Perl

O’Reilly: Programming Perl

Perl is a powerful programming language that is available for free on almost every computer platform. Perl is used extensively for manipulating text files. It is the language of choice for writing CGI scipts that enable dynamic web sites. Larry Wall, the primary author of [Read More]

Collector’s LP: Gentlemen, Be Seated!

Collector’s LP: Gentlemen, Be Seated!

Here’s a complete old time Minstral Show on LP record. Gentlemen, Be Seated! Minstrel shows were a kind of traveling musical variety show dating back to the 1830s and 1840s. They were the first truly American theatrical form. There would be an orchestra with solo [Read More]

Collector’s LP: The Country Side of Christmas

Collector’s LP: The Country Side of Christmas

This unique collection presents two side of Christmas. One has a country accent, performed by five great country stars. The other is a collection of favorite Christmas songs by contemporary artists. Side One is The Country Side of Christmas with country stars Bick Owens, [Read More]

O’Reilly: Learning Perl

O’Reilly: Learning Perl

Perl is a computer language for manipulating text, files and processes. It is standard on UNIX platforms, including Mac OS X. Perl is used behind-the-scenes at most web sites, and it is the most common language for CGI programming. In Learning Perl, the two leading Perl [Read More]

Javascript: The Definitive Guide

Javascript: The Definitive Guide

Javascript is a powerful, object-oriented scripting language than is embedded in HTML web pages. Most web sites today use Javascript to make their web pages interactive. Javascript is based on C and C++ and is easy to learn. Javascript: The Definitive Guide, covers every [Read More]

O’Reilly: MYSQL and mSQL

O’Reilly: MYSQL and mSQL

MYSQL and mSQL are two popular and robust databases products that support subsets of SQL (System Query Language) for moderate-sized organizations and web sites. MYy SQL is easy to use and has become the most popular database product on the web. Most web sites today use a [Read More]

Mac OS X Tiger: The Missing Manual

Mac OS X Tiger: The Missing Manual

Computers today have more features and functions than ever before. But computer manufacturers no longer include a user manual when you buy a new computer. This especially true for Apple Macintosh and their operating system Mac OS X (pronounced Mac-O-S-ten), which can do [Read More]

Mac OS X Panther: The Missing Manual

Mac OS X Panther: The Missing Manual

Nowadays, computers have more functions and features than ever. But oddly, computer manufacturers no longer include a user manual when you buy a new computer. This includes Apple and the Macintosh. You’re pretty much on your own when it comes to figuring out how to [Read More]

Book: HTML & XHTML: The Definitive Guide

Book: HTML & XHTML: The Definitive Guide

HTML and XHTML are the two standards that make the World Wide Web possible. They are the standard languages of web documents. Following the standards ensures that your web pages will be compatible with current and future web browsers. HTML & XHTML: The Definitive Guide [Read More]

Book: Garageband: The Missing Manual

Book: Garageband: The Missing Manual

All new Macintosh computers ship with Apple’s GarageBand, the digital recording software that turns your Macintosh into a recording studio. With GarageBand, you can hook up a USB Midi keyboard to your computer and play and record tons of different Midi instruments [Read More]

Book: O’Reilly CGI Programming

Book: O’Reilly CGI Programming

Many websites use the Common Gateway Interface, or CGI, to create dynamic web content. Perl is the most common computer language for CGI programming. This O’Reilly book shows how to develop CGI programs on your web site. Title: CGI Programming with Perl Edition:2nd [Read More]

Book: O’Reilly Apache: The Definitive Guide

Book: O’Reilly Apache: The Definitive Guide

The Apache webserver is the most widely used web server platform in the world. One could say that Apache powers the World Wide Web. This book from O’Reilly is the definitive guide to using Apache. Every web server admistrator should have a copy of this book on their [Read More]

Radio Drama LP: The War of the Worlds

Radio Drama LP: The War of the Worlds

The Mercury Theater On The Air present H.G. Wells War of the Worlds. On October 30, 1939 the Columbia Broadcasting System broadcast The War of the Worlds by The Mercury Theater on the Air. The script by Howard Koch and produced by Orson Welles was the most thrilling drama [Read More]

Nostalgia LP: The Years To Remember

Nostalgia LP: The Years To Remember

Here’s another old time radio LP record. This record is titled The Years to Remeber and it’s from The Longines Symphonette Societ. With narration by radio announcer Frank Knight, this covers the most dramatic newcasts of radio history including Hitler declaring [Read More]

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