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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 – 180

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Day of March 14th 2015

  • Ellen Pao became interim Chief Executive of Reddit in November 2014; she is also a lawyer.
  • VAIO is no longer owned by Sony; the company is challenging Sony’s Xperia brand by producing its own VAIO smartphone.
  • The Hecht-Calandra Act was passed in 1971; it allows for the administration of an exam to determine acceptances into New York City’s 8 specialized high schools. (Fiorello H. LaGuardia uses an audition process.)
  • The Equalify team is planning to release a Pro version of their equalizer. The most recent update to Spotify doesn’t work with the existing Equalify installation.
  • The For Dummies series of books is published by Jon Wiley & Sons. The first entry in the series was DOS For Dummies in 1991.

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LED Day – 178

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Day of March 2nd 2015

  • Frieza is getting a new form in a new DragonBall Z revival series! (Legit)
  • Skid Row is a neighborhood in downtown Los Angeles. The town is known for its large homeless population and others on margins of society (alcoholics, drug addicts, etc)
  • Caucasian Shepherd Dogs are a breed of dog often trained for security purposes due to their size, strong build, loyalty and ferocity.
  • There is a theory stating that the disorder known as ADHD, is actually just a social construct which describes attention related behaviors which don’t fit social norms.
  • http://www.rrrather.com is a site which hosts the game “Would you rather…”.

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  • Found this on Facebook!
    http://www.saiyanisland.com/2015/03/dragon-ball-z-revival-of-f-friezas-new-form-reveled-for-2015-movie/
  • Watched a video of police brutality (which took place in Skid Row) that has gone viral on Facebook; looked up the location afterwards.
  • A friend of mine sent a picture of a Caucasian Shepherd Dog to me; I asked what breed of dog I was looking at.
  • A friend of mine mentioned this theory to me. In the brief time I spent researching the issue, I came to the conclusion that this theory lacks credibility.
  • Facebook never fails to link to an excellent way to waste time.

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LED Day – 163

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Day of January 27th 2015

  • Midol is a brand of ibuprofen.
  • Tanha means lonely or alone in several South Asian languages/dialects.
  • The Latin word for tongue is lingua.
  • The MV82 title registration form from the NYS DMV, has to be filled out by both seller and buyer when privately transferring a vehicle.
  • Pro Line Archery club in Ozone Park offers two hour sessions (including introductory lessons and equipment rentals) for $20 per person.
  • http://www.downdetector.com provides real time updates on the status of websites and live servers.

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  • A friend of mine was talking about basic pain medication and I looked it up.
  • Learning about her name! Hello T 
  • Wikipedia broke down the word cunnilingus into its root parts.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cunnilingus
  • Schemecity.
  • She put me on:
    http://prolinearchery.com/
  • Facebook bugged out and I wanted to see if it was only me.

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LED Day – 155

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Day of December 18th 2014

  • Smirnoff has a recipes section on their website which catalogs cocktails that are made (in part) with their products.
  • www.windyty.com is a beautiful display of wind pattern data across the globe.  The website’s overlay can be modified to depict other weather conditions such as temperature and pressure can even display the data for multiple levels of elevation. While the site may not be useful for a quick glance of what it’s like outside, it certainly provides insight on where your weather is coming from.
  • Norman Bridwell was the author and illustrator of Clifford the Big Red Dog. He died in December of 2014.
  • Posts on Yik-Yak will be deleted if they receive 5 downvotes.
  • Mobile applications can be geofenced. Geofencing modifies the usage or features of an app while in certain areas via GPS.

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  • I was looking for Christmas cocktails!
  • I came across this article on Engadget.
    http://www.engadget.com/2014/12/16/windyty/
  • This came up in the daily news on Flipboard.
  • I looked up Yik-Yak’s workings.
  • Yik-Yak is “geofenced” in certain areas. I looked up what the term meant.

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LED Day – 146

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Day of November 12th 2014

  • The Nexus 6 is coming out! It comes with Android Lollipop (5.0) and starts at $650. It is being hailed as the cheapest flagship smartphone on the market.
  • Kim Kardashian has fully exposed her body to Paper Magazine. The photoshoot is highly controversial on social media and has resulted in a slew of memes and media tabloid articles. (Links to photos in source.)
  • Robert George Kardashian (father of Kim Kardashian and her sisters) was an American lawyer and business. Robert Kardashian is most famous for his role in the OJ Simpson trial. He passed away at the age of 59 from esophageal cancer; he was ethnically Armenian.
  • The APA (American Psychological Association) estimates that the divorce rate in America is somewhere between 40 and 50 percent (variable by year). This statistic itself seems to make people edgy about divorce.
  • This Spiderman gif seems to dance in sync to any song! Maybe it’s placebo effect, but it sure works for me.
    http://9gag.com/gag/aPvwPzg/damn-spiderman-can-dance

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