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Feb 14, 2012

This is one of eight pages of games for preliteracy -To be found on
http://exponentials.webs.com/ 

The cards that can beused can also be downloaded there
ALL FREE 

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Posted: Feb 14, 2012 2:56am
Jan 7, 2012

check out http://exponentials.webs.com
for aset of games and videos which are free and could be used on the nieghbors toddlers or even at an adult party or in any place where aaaaaaaaEnglish is needed

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Posted: Jan 7, 2012 3:03am
Nov 8, 2011

see  http://exponentials.webs.com/index.htmwhich asks for voluntary contributions to Oxfam
free Literacy and ESOL and graphic material 

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Posted: Nov 8, 2011 9:54pm
Feb 26, 2011
I emphasize  the solution is not mine
But I asked a proffesional what he thought about the idea of blanketing the earth- Name Don Herbison Evans- who makes a hobby of knowing about a lot of things and is 
aretired academic also a highly trained   in several Sciences  and at least one Art


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>You can publish the following amended email
>Note the more optimistic estimate of 50 yrs to spread the dust.
>I made an arithmetic error before.
>By the way, I am a  Chartered Engineer (UK).
>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chartered_Engineer_(UK)
>
>>Hi Penny,
>>Dont knock it just because it is "geoengineering"..
>>if you want to reduce global warming then that is geoengineering
>>Julia putting a price on carbon is geoengineering.
>>You can have too much or too little of anything.
>>The problem is getting just enough to do the job required.
>>That is what engineers do.
>>An engineer is someone who can build a bridge for
>>1 million dollars that any fool could build for 10 million dollars..
>>
>>Krakatoa caused brief global cooling
>>by putting a mineral dust layer into the upper atmosphere.
>>Sadly it cut visible light as well as infrared,
>>so a sustained period of it would kill plants, then animals, then maybe us.
>>
>>The proposal is to put special mineral dust in the upper atmosphere
>>that only reflects infrared but not visible light,
>>so earth is cooled but plants can live.
>>
>>Krakatoa put about 20 cubic kilometres of rock into the atmosphere.
>>Maybe 5% of that stayed in the upper atmosphere.
>>That would be about 1 billion cubic metres.
>>and weigh about 5 billion tonnes.
>>This would supply a virtual reflective blanket around the earth
>>1 micron (1 millionth of a metre) thick.
>>
>>It suggested using commercial airliners to spread the mineral dust.
>>Global air travel does about 10 billion kms/year
>>A 747 has a payload of about 100 tonnes,
>>and an average trip length of about 1000 kms.
>>Maybe they take 10% of this 100 tonnes as charity to cure global warming
>>So at this rate it would take 50 years to spread the amount of dust needed.
>>That might be too expensive and too late.
>>Nice idea though.
>>
>>Maybe Mauna Loa Volcano, Hawaii
>>http://en.wikipedia..org/wiki/Mauna_Loa
>>will blow and solve the whole problem.
>>Keep a torch by your bed.
>>
>>Actually we dont need plants and animals.
>>Food can be synthesised chemically from carbon dioxide, nitrogen, water, and
>>various minerals.
>>It would need a substantial industrial plant to make enough for a billion people,
>>and would use a lot of energy, and need lots of extra coal/gas/uranium fuelled
>>power stations,
>>but it is chemically quite easy, just very expensive, and take years to set up.
>>
>>It is probably cheaper to grow algae like chlorella under artificial light.
>>http://en.wikipedia..org/wiki/Chlorella
>>We could all build tanks for it in our backyards.
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Posted: Feb 26, 2011 10:52am
Nov 11, 2010

This is a draft of a petition
Could  you see what you think
and provide any suggestions you might have for improving it

Thanks
Penelope

PETITION


It would seem in this age of globalization when what one man does can effect us all, that it would be advisable to test our leaders for probity, sanity, capacity and intelligence.

We the undersigned suggest that those vying for highest offices in government and industry be subject to standard tests as to their rationality, health, morality, intelligence and general capacity to understand and make decisions on those matters with which they deal in their duties as administrators.

 

We propose the following tests:-

1)      Sanity- A blood test has recently been developed in Australia which can classify those undergoing it as to which branch of insanity they belong

2)      Health-a general health checkup of vital organs and general well being

3)      Capacity

     A University entrance exam, any entrance exam for the public service ,a questionnaire on statistics and economic theory ,perhaps an interactive test utilizing  decision making via games theory

     4) Probity

     A check on any criminal records, a Rorshag test, a check on financial dealings and any vested interests of both themselves and their family

We feel that all and even any of these tests would contribute to public safety world wide

 

We also are of the opinion that  such tests applied as mandatory to all CEO’s of large Corporations, and Members of the Board and all concerned in the issue and circulation of money, stocks and bonds  could be advisable

 

All humankind is dependent on the actions of these people and that they can function optimally is perhaps the most essential item in the continual existence of this planet

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Posted: Nov 11, 2010 8:19am
Oct 12, 2010

This petition is important water peaks in 2025

Change.org|Start Petition
But other aspects of the situation make it seem posible that it will peak sooner. Large parts of the world are drying out.
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Posted: Oct 12, 2010 9:12am
Jan 1, 2008
This is a good site for lay people with computer questions
http://qa.techinterviews.com/
This is a good site for understanding object orientated programming-a program for the complete layman can be downloaded and one can start programming a moving 3D figure instantly -it is designed almost as a game

http://www.aip.org/dbis/stories/2007/17100.html-computer Alice  for teaching programming
http://www.alice.org Carnegie Mellon University

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Posted: Jan 1, 2008 9:20pm
Dec 26, 2007

SAVING SOME MONEY COMPUTING


I am presuming you have a PC and want to set up for free and of course you have Windows 1998,2000,XP or Vista

Now a lot of what I am going to say can be found in NetGuide(February this year) and subscribe to Netguide's current edition to be found in supermarkets and News Agent($6.50 approx) will give you immediate access to their copies of most of what I am writing about here

However it was reading this which made me aware that my years of blundering around on the net trying to find freebies had been fairly good if time wasting-The experts were recommending what I had painfully found to be true. I became aware that many like me with no money and living in community housing might be interested in a version of this with my finds (tested and true) put forward. After all everyone gets slogged a lot for computing stuff and even geeks and computer expertise firms are now turning to these freebies instead of buying expensive stuff over the counter.


I am now going to list what you need to run a computer and do most things for free- most people know how to Google and how to click so I will just list their names and functions.


1 Browser.-This is a program like Explorer which gets you onto the net.- Firefox and Opera are both free and better than Explorer for stopping viruses, (things that come from the Internet and make your machine crash and do funny things).. I suggest you get both.


Use Firefox most of the time as this has a whole lot of free addons which you can find easily. I recommend StumbleUpon,Yoono and also NoScript and Adaware.. The last two are security items-Adaware stops you getting spam(advertisements you do not want and popups(windows with advertisements) .No-Script stops you getting any companies which are collecting statistics on you and other information they can use.

Yoono tells you what other things are on line which have the same subject as the web page you are looking at. It runs a band of information across the top of your page and if you click on it it takes you to the stoppage address(URL) that you clicked-It is very good for getting information quickly

Excellent for kids homework.

Stumbleupon provides you with a space if you want to blog (keep a sort of journal) and a way of meeting and discussing the web and many other topics and a series of contacts with the same interests as you if you want to use the information. It has lots of discussion groups

Zone Alarm is a good firewall(sifts your information coming in from the web and warns you if it thinks the web page is dangerous.)

FreeZip and Coffeecup Zip are good for downloading and save you spending on WinZip


Security-I have already mentioned Adaware and No-Zip A firewall like Zone Alarm is good and AVG and Avast are good anti-virus programs For basic security you need a firewall,an addware detector and a anti-virus program. I suggest you use all the programs I have mentioned-making a choice between AVG and Avast for a virus program.


Word Processor OpenOffice gives you everything you would find in Office-bur free and you can save what you have made in Word, Excel and Powerpoint formats so any one with office can download.


Gimpshop and ArtWeaver together give you most of Photoshop free

Audacity is excellent for recording stuff


Safer Email Thunderbird

Picassa is a good program for storing photos..


Storage -gmail gives you two gigs of email space-If you email stuff to yourself you will get lots of storage there is also a free backup program.

The following are good if you want to look for more free programs

http://www.videolan.org/ VLC media player 0.8.6b

http://osswin.sourceforge.net/-list of free programs-look at specs to see if ok for your OS windows 1998 etc

http://www.thesimpledollar.com/2006/12/01/30-essential-pieces-of-free-and-open-software-for-windows/




SAVING SOME MONEY COMPUTING


I am presuming you have a PC and want to set up for free and of course you have Windows 1998,2000,XP or Vista

Now a lot of what I am going to say can be found in NetGuide(February this year) and subscribe to Netguide's current edition to be found in supermarkets and News Agent($6.50 approx) will give you immediate access to their copies of most of what I am writing about here

However it was reading this which made me aware that my years of blundering around on the net trying to find freebies had been fairly good if time wasting-The experts were recommending what I had painfully found to be true. I became aware that many like me with no money and living in community housing might be interested in a version of this with my finds (tested and true) put forward. After all everyone gets slogged a lot for computing stuff and even geeks and computer expertise firms are now turning to these freebies instead of buying expensive stuff over the counter.


I am now going to list what you need to run a computer and do most things for free- most people know how to Google and how to click so I will just list their names and functions.


1 Browser.-This is a program like Explorer which gets you onto the net.- Firefox and Opera are both free and better than Explorer for stopping viruses, (things that come from the Internet and make your machine crash and do funny things).. I suggest you get both.


Use Firefox most of the time as this has a whole lot of free addons which you can find easily. I recommend StumbleUpon,Yoono and also NoScript and Adaware.. The last two are security items-Adaware stops you getting spam(advertisements you do not want and popups(windows with advertisements) .No-Script stops you getting any companies which are collecting statistics on you and other information they can use.

Yoono tells you what other things are on line which have the same subject as the web page you are looking at. It runs a band of information across the top of your page and if you click on it it takes you to the stoppage address(URL) that you clicked-It is very good for getting information quickly

Excellent for kids homework.

Stumbleupon provides you with a space if you want to blog (keep a sort of journal) and a way of meeting and discussing the web and many other topics and a series of contacts with the same interests as you if you want to use the information. It has lots of discussion groups

Zone Alarm is a good firewall(sifts your information coming in from the web and warns you if it thinks the web page is dangerous.)

FreeZip and Coffeecup Zip are good for downloading and save you spending on WinZip


Security-I have already mentioned Adaware and No-Zip A firewall like Zone Alarm is good and AVG and Avast are good anti-virus programs For basic security you need a firewall,an addware detector and a anti-virus program. I suggest you use all the programs I have mentioned-making a choice between AVG and Avast for a virus program.


Word Processor OpenOffice gives you everything you would find in Office-bur free and you can save what you have made in Word, Excel and Powerpoint formats so any one with office can download.


Gimpshop and ArtWeaver together give you most of Photoshop free

Audacity is excellent for recording stuff


Safer Email Thunderbird

Picassa is a good program for storing photos..


Storage -gmail gives you two gigs of email space-If you email stuff to yourself you will get lots of storage there is also a free backup program.

The following are good if you want to look for more free programs

http://www.videolan.org/ VLC media player 0.8.6b

http://osswin.sourceforge.net/-list of free programs-look at specs to see if ok for your OS windows 1998 etc

http://www.thesimpledollar.com/2006/12/01/30-essential-pieces-of-free-and-open-software-for-windows/




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Posted: Dec 26, 2007 8:44pm
Dec 13, 2007
ry checkin these out and circulatin to those sceptical about global warming- We all want to live don't we? An we want the animals and the trees an all other people to live too-NOT so?
http://video.stumbleupon.com/#p=8r10hz033o
http://www.care2.com/news/member/464062319/568939
We need to work together on this one A huggy wish of happy Christmas to everyone
Penelope
PS also recommend prayer as an underestimated and very effective method of getting anything done- Try getting  a prayer about global warming said in your local congregation - Particularly at Christmas
Also try checking out the  group sites for tackling global warming on Care2 - They have some good tangible suggestions
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