I hope that when I write about critical thinking skills that people don’t confuse thinking critically with being a critical person. I believe that a smart, honest, friendly person can have excellent critical thinking skills as I also believe that a critical person may not have an ounce of common sense.Continue reading “The Benefits of Thinking Critically”
Alright y’all. Time for another post on how to use a hard working hitch out in the field. By field I don’t just mean rock climbing. This hitch is used in sailing, makeshift fences, holding heavy loads, and leashing a dog. The Clove hitch is often considered one of the most important knots and can be tied faster than reading this paragraph.
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Programming in Python is great. By watching a few YouTube videos one can learn Python in a short amount of time. Python is versatile from scheduling an automated joke in Twitter, to hosting a website, to providing Air Traffic Management and Public Safety & Transport. Python is used in both personal and professional applications.Continue reading “Python script to check stock prices for nerds who invest”
Best knot ever. The Bowline knot. Use this knot for climbing, hoisting, catching, tightening, saving, hanging, zip-lining, to name a few.Continue reading “The Bowline Knot”
Have you ever dreamed about becoming a professional blogger? Do you sit at your desk job thinking about all of the information that you know and want to share it with the world? Do you have a business idea and want to put together a clean, easy-to-navigate website, without having to pay someone $$$? Search no more, your solution is here.
In some of my blogs I reference a small computer called a Raspberry Pi. For computer geeks out there they already know what it is. For those not in the tech industry they may not be aware of this little guy.Continue reading “How to install Rasbian OS on a Raspberry Pi”
It happens to me all of the time. I need to cinch something down, like a Christmas tree on the top of my car, or a broken gate that is falling into disrepair (true story, see below). Whatever the case may be my go to is the Trucker’s hitch.
It happens to me all of the time. I need to cinch something down, like a Christmas tree on the top of my car, or a broken gate that is falling into disrepair (true story, see below). Whatever the case may be my go to is the Trucker’s hitch. This hitch allows me to cinch down my rope or webbing to keep a tight hold of an object. When I’m done with the hitch it’s a matter of releasing the end and pulling it a part. No hard knots to untie, no teeth or fingernails required.Continue reading “The Trucker’s Hitch”