Monthly Archives: January 2010

Movies to see in ‘010

January 31, 2010 2 Comments »

No fun Friday this week – unfortunately, I had this thing called “work” that took up too much of my time… bummer.  Bask instead in my choices for movies to see in 2010… Jan 8th – Leap Year – Yes, ... Read More »

Funtinal friday

January 23, 2010 Comments Off on Funtinal friday

Fontinal (adj): growing near springs.  Funtinal (adj): springy and fun.  A short list this week, which means each one is extra-special: Science: Auto-appendectomy – In the spring of 1961, with no other medical professional around, a Russian surgeon stationed at ... Read More »

Funical friday

January 16, 2010 2 Comments »

Finical (adj): excessively precise in trivial matters.  Funical (adj): accuracy in amusement.  Here we go: Social: Road to the Olympics – I’ve mentioned Capzles before as a timeline tool for the classroom, and this is a good example.  CBC has ... Read More »

Friday Funfaronade

January 8, 2010 Comments Off on Friday Funfaronade

fanfaronade (n): grandiose trumpet blast. funfaronade (n): grand group of amusing links.  Let the blast begin! End of year/End of decade: Decade in photos – The Big Picture looks back over the last 10 years with photos that are iconic ... Read More »

A year of visitors

January 7, 2010 Comments Off on A year of visitors

I signed up for ClustrMaps last year at this time – it’s the service that generates the little red-spotted map at the botton-right of the page.  Basically, it uses the geographic data from each visitor’s electronic trail to mark a ... Read More »