Category Archives: Reference

Awesome .Zip of Nature Backgrounds

Found while looking for a new desktop background slideshow. Dropbox link here (Click “Download” in upper right) – https://www.dropbox.com/sh/shc0un3savro0pf/AADfMQzZBFxIcAmzuNBIwJiXa?dl=0 Original reddit thread where this was found:

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Create a Custom Slack Emoji

Click the “Add Emoji” button in Slack Upload an image (GIF supported) Give it a name and you’re done!

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Netflix Categories

I remember netflix used to allow searching by categories, but now it’s more difficult, but still possible using the site below. https://www.netflix-codes.com/

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Why Hayao Miyazaki’s Animation Feels Alive

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Newly Discovered (for me) dope house music artist – Shingo Nakamura

Saw a recommendation online comparing his style to deadmau5, whose style I dig. Check out his albums from 2011, 2014

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1927 ATT Public Announcement – How to Use Dial Telephones

Telephones – the next step in mass world communication Check out those fonts DirectorY! Don’t dial the dash

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Huntington Library Visit

Nikki and I played hooky from work on Friday (after putting in the proper leave requests) to visit the Huntington library, home of a: 120 acre botanical garden, separate American and European museums and a library holding over 7 million … Continue reading

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Tax Breaks for Landlords (“Real-Estate Professionals”)

Great summation from the WSJ http://www.wsj.com/articles/how-landlords-not-named-trump-can-avoid-paying-taxes-1476465734 In 2014, one or more filers of 392,000 returns claimed to be real-estate professionals, according the most recent data from the Internal Revenue Service. This total doesn’t include taxpayers earning $150,000 or less and … Continue reading

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Notable People and the Actors who portray them

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Body Language – 93% of Communication Is Non Verbal

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