Google has a solution to a common browser problem –now

I'm one of those people who keeps a lot of tabs open AND sometimes winds up with a video playing sound on a tab I can't readily locate. This workaround solves that problem. Enjoy. https://www.cnet.com/how-to/google-finally-solves-this-common-browser-problem-start-using-it-now/ Google finally solves this common browser problem. Try it out now How to save your sanity with one click with … Continue reading Google has a solution to a common browser problem –now

Cats may care more about their owners than thought

Admittedly, this is a far from statistically sound study but its results certainly give support to those of us who have absolutely no doubt that our cats are as deeply attached to us as any dog. https://www.realsimple.com/work-life/family/pets/cat-owner-study Results From a New Pet Study Reveal Great News for Cat Owners It turns out your cat may … Continue reading Cats may care more about their owners than thought

Is thinning enough or is absolute minimum better?

I've posted before about baby boomers' discovery that people don't want their "stuff" -- whether they're thinning to downsize or to administer an estate. Ordinarily the younger generation might be happy to take, if not buy, those possessions for the memories and to replicate their parents' and grandparents' home atmosphere. Doesn't happen any more and … Continue reading Is thinning enough or is absolute minimum better?

Apple’s still trying to get iOS 13 right — another update

Apple has been slow producing solutions to widely reported vulnerabilities. The latest big one is access to the entire system thru keyboard apps. This update solves that. But isn't it long past time for someone, anyone, to sit down and thoroughly review the warnings trumpeted in widely available media? It's downright embarrassing that a company … Continue reading Apple’s still trying to get iOS 13 right — another update

Oil spills along 1500 kilometers of Brazilian coast unidentified

Whether it's coastal oil spills, broken or exploding pipelines, or spills occurring during extreme weather events, I find it impossible not to immediately note that solar collection and wind farms have never produced such environmental disasters. Even if fossil fuels weren't the major contributor to our climate crisis, the other consequences of producing those fuels … Continue reading Oil spills along 1500 kilometers of Brazilian coast unidentified

Links to three memorable Super Bowl ads

The Super Bowl (the end of the year football competition in the United States) is only partially about sports. It's also often when viewers see the very best (and worst) TV ads. Now that the event is well into its sixth decade, you may have forgotten (or never seen) these gems: (1) Herding cats -- … Continue reading Links to three memorable Super Bowl ads