Being called a “Know-it-all” had a very negative connotation growing up. Being the smarty pants comes off as elitist, egotistical and, well snooty. No one likes to be made “a fool of” in front of their peers when their knowledge is called into question. I some times wonder if that’s part of this country’s anti-science… Read more »
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It was August of 1979. I was a freshman at the University of Kentucky and one of my classes had me in the computer lab where I found people sitting in front of a DecWriter, a big machine with a keyboard and 18″ wide paper spitting out of it. They were playing a game called… Read more »
Christmas Tree: Red-Green from Crestock Images From the entire OmniGeek family we wish you and yours a Happy Holiday Season and Prosperous New Year!
Facebook people are at it again. There are several “lists” of things you’ve done, read, etc. floating around and you “tag” others to do their own list and continue the tagging. Its the modern-day chain letter. But these are fun and don’t cost you a first class postage stamp or add too much to your… Read more »
As some of you may know I’m traveling to Kentucky for the Kentucky Derby Festival. You can read all about it at http://www.robmiracle.com. Normally, my wife and I prefer to take I-40 from Raleigh to Knoxville and then catch I-75 north. When visiting my side of the family first, this is the best route. However… Read more »