On the upside, IMDb hasn’t changed a whole lot since Amazon acquired it, and Goodreads is pretty darn cool. Score for Amazon, and hopefully, for everyone. This, especially since GetGlue dropped books and video games. By the way, has anyone picked up the slack on favoriting or checking into video games?
If you’re going to be away for the holidays, and you’d like some extra (and nicely geeky) piece of mind, check out iCam from SKJM. This combination of mobile and desktop apps lets you monitor your webcams while on the go and will even alert you if something happens.
Facebook engineer Matt Kelly (and many others) have released an official Facebook Integration plug-in for WordPress. The plug-in claims to make it “simple for anyone to make their WordPress site more social – no coding required” and while that’s not quite true in practice, it does bring a lot of Facebook into your WordPress Dashboard with just one installation.
One asks oneself certain questions in 2012 (even we Irish and part-Irish). But apparently, this was answered long ago. Erin go Bragh!
In 1966, the environmentalists accused the parade committee of polluting the river. They complained that the dye was oil-based and was detrimental to all living things.
Bailey laughed when he heard their argument but agreed to find a new compound that would do the job and appease the critics.
The committee experimented with a number of vegetable dyes and after a bit of trial and error, the current 40 lbs of new dye was hit upon. It produces a carpet of green for four or five hours. The flamboyant Bailey had a field-day with the press when he announced he was changing the Chicago River to the Shannon River for one day.