Did You Know? (June 23)

The well recognized sound of a Star War’s TIE fighter zipping through space was created by combining the sound of an elephant call with a car driving on wet pavement.

Geek Trivia

The Most Prolific Lightning Storms On Earth Occur Where? Russia Venezuela Japan South Africa answer / show

Deur ons manier van doen

Ek hoor oor die radio van ’n verslag wat in die IT-wêreld gedoen is en dat daar bevind is dat Suid-Afrikaners onder die ongeskikste mense op digitale platforms is. Ek kon dit amper nie glo nie. Ek gaan Google dit toe en wraggies! Dit is toe so – nogal ’n studie van Microsoft se digitale […]

Spider Eating a Pygmy Possum Is Obviously Australian

That’s a photo of a huntsman spider eating a pygmy possum. Yikes! A woman named Justine Latton posted this photo in a public Facebook group dedicated to discussing the invertebrates inhabiting the Australian island of Tasmania. Her husband, Adam, spotted the brutal meal at a ski lodge in the island’s Mount Field National Park a […]

What’s Going to Happen to Your Huawei or Honor Phone?

by CHRIS HOFFMAN  The US government has effectively banned Google and other companies from doing business with Huawei. Google can’t work with Huawei on future products—but you might be wondering what happens to any existing Huawei or Honor phones you might own. Here’s the good news: Your existing phone will consider receiving services from Google. […]

Today’s Birthday (14 June)

Karl Landsteiner (1868) Landsteiner was an Austrian-born American medical researcher who was awarded the 1930 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of the four basic human blood groups—A, B, O, and AB—which enabled the first successful blood transfusion to be performed in 1907. He was also involved in the discovery of the […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Google Docs

If you’re just getting started with Google Docs, its extensive features and add-ons can be a little overwhelming. Here are some tips to help you get started with this powerful alternative to Microsoft Word. What is Google Docs? If you’ve heard of Google Docs before, feel free to skip ahead. If you’ve never heard of […]

Maak eers jou bril skoon

Ek gebruik gereeld die voorbeeld van ’n sonbril om te verduidelik hoe mense na mekaar kyk. Sonstrale beweeg horisontaal en vertikaal. Die vertikale strale is skadelik vir die mens. Daarom het ’n sonbril baie fyn gleufies waardeur die horisontale gleuwe kan kom, maar die skadelike vertikale strale kan nie daardeur kom nie. Wanneer ons na […]