Everyone is welcome to watch and are encouraged to sponsor an officer as they raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society.
— MyCK (@MyCKca) May 28, 2015
Opening ceremony at 12:30, with walk beginning at 1pm. Check out the website for more details.
The Scripps National Spelling Bee ended in a tie last year, which hadn’t happened for 52 years.
But yesterday, it happened again. 13-year-old Vanya Shivashankar and 14-year-old Gokul Venkatachalam were co-champions.
Vanya’s final word was “scherenschnitte.” It means scissor cuts in German, and is the art of paper cutting design.
Gokul’s final word was “nunatak.” It means a hill or mountain that has been completely encircled by a glacier.
Google Maps is adding a feature in a few months that lets you get turn-by-turn directions, even if you’re offline.
You have to be online to download the maps, but then you can still get directions if you lose service.
Since its launch in 2005, users needed to have a Web connection to use its features, which include mapping and directions, among others. (more…)
Now you can actually claim you read Playboy for the articles. Thanks to that whole Internet thing, they’re cutting down on the nudity.
The CEO says, “Full nudity does not need to be the bedrock of this brand. It’s much more about lifestyle and entertainment.” (more…)
— Paul R. La Monica (@LaMonicaBuzz) May 27, 2015