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Day of March 30th 2015

  • The Peloponnesian War was a 27 year long conflict between Athens and Sparta.
  • Delaware is the second smallest state in the United States. (Rhode Island is smaller) It has an estimated population of just under 1 million.
  • Anthropologists Margaret Mead and Ruth Benedict, may have had a romantic relationship.
  • Timestats is an interesting Chrome Extension which logs the amount of time spent on each of the websites you visit most.
  • Fiverr is an online marketplace which offers individual services and tasks beginning at $5.

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  • I learned this while looking through material that will be on one of my student’s upcoming exams.
  • Spoke to someone from Delaware; got curious about the state.
  • Found this information on Wikipedia while studying for my Anthropology midterm.
  • A friend of mine put me on this extension!
  • A friend of mine showed me this site.

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LED Day – 186

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Day of March 27th 2015

  • bidet is a device attached to the toilet which cleans the anal and genital area after the toilet is used.
  • Startup company LiquiGlide has produced a coating which leaves the interior of a bottle permanently wet and slick. This may significantly change the way products like ketchup will be packaged. Elmer has recently signed a contract with the company, presumably to modify their glue containers.
  • Interlaken is a province in Switzerland, and is a prominent tourist destination. Interlaken is surrounded by two lakes and offers stunning views of the alps and surrounding mountains.
  • Callard & Bowser produce Altoids and all related products. They are a subsidiary of Wrigley’s.
  • Aeroflot is a budget Russian Airline owned in part (51%) by the Russian Government. Aeroflot is one of the world’s oldest surviving airlines. Reviews are typically reviewed negative; I’ve seen average ratings at 2.5 stars out of 5.

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LED Day – 185

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Day of March 25th 2015

  • Diplo‘s real name is Thomas Wesley Pentz.
  • Major Lazer is an American electronic music project involving several producers and DJ’s. The project was co-founded and is now headed by Diplo.
  • Warren Buffett is facilitating a merger between Heinz and Kraft.
  • Dil Mil is an app which focuses on arranging romantic meetings between South Asians.
  • Cards Against Humanity is an interesting card game which involves spoken word and dark humor.

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LED Day – 184

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Day of March 23rd 2015

  • Carmine is a deep reddish color.
  • The Iowa Caucus is the first major “test” a candidate’s message is subjected to. The idea behind the Iowa Caucus is that if a candidate is well received in Iowa, he/she has a chance at real competition in the election.
  • Shabdkosh.com is a English to Hindi (and vice-versa) online dictionary.
  • Hinge is a dating app with a focus on extended friend networks and relationships. (i.e: Hinge is for relationships in the way Tinder is for hookups.)
  • Studio Ghibli is a animation firm based in Tokyo. The company’s art production style is now unique and globally recognized.

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LED Day – 183

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Day of March 22nd 2015

  • Crabtrees restaurant in Floral Park has really bad french fries.
  • March 20th is the Spring Equinox and first day of Spring.
  • Cicutoxin is a natural poisonous alcohol found in various plants.
  • “Swatting” is the practice of making anonymous false alarm 911 calls on players of online video games. The anonymous tip offs are usually reporting a violent crime which results in the deployment of a S.W.A.T team to the “offender’s” address.
  • Arm-span is the distance between the tips of an individual’s fingertips. This is also known as wingspan.

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LED Day – 182

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Day of March 19th 2015

  • Ann Dunham was an American Anthropologist and Barack Obama’s mother; she specialized in economics and rural development.
  • Though Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Israel) has stated that he is against a two state resolution with Palestine, some experts believe he may become open to the idea in the coming months/years, based on his track record of revising policies between campaigns.
  • The World Science Festival is a five day science exposition in Washington Square Park (NYC). This is the WSF’s eighth consecutive year; the festival begins on Sunday, May 31st.
  • The Planned Parenthood website gives decent and thorough information about contraceptive practices for both men and women.
  • Crabtrees is a highly rated restaurant in Floral Park (Queens/Long Island, NY) which serves Mediterranean cuisine at decent prices.

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LED Day – 181

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Day of March 15th 2015

  • IMDb is owned by Amazon! Amazon acquired the company in 1998, intending it to serve as an advertising resource for DVDs and VHS tapes.
  • The N series games (N, N+, N++) are available for free as in-browser games.
  • Gunpoint (PC) is one of the best rated low spec PC games. It’s a puzzle/stealth game with great replay value; its low spec requirements allow it to run on almost any PC.
  • Reddit has overseen the production of an AMA app. The app allows users to participate, create and follow AMA threads. It also notifies users of prominent upcoming and active AMA’s.
  • A knowledge worker is: a worker whose main capital is knowledge/skill. Examples: engineers, doctors, architects, engineers, scientists.

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