Stranger Requests Pt.4

A reminder from Linkedin arrived, which means that I must attempt contact with the wonderfully illusive Ms. Sheila Paquette once more! Will she respond and end this string of E-mail correspondence? (spoiler: she didn’t) You can read parts three, two, and one if you want to actively become dumber. A man of my caliber lives […]

One Million Moms Manifesto

You eat a Mexican platter before getting into your car and driving to the mountains to go hiking. During the hike, you snack on almonds to tide you over until dinner. Dinner is a pizza buffet, and you certainly get your money’s worth. You drive home, get undressed, and notice that you had forgotten to […]

Apache Won’t Start in XAMPP

You may have encountered a situation in XAMPP where you press the “start” button for the Apache service, you see the green “Running” message for a moment or two, and then the service fails without error. There are two likely culprits for this situation. 1) Another service is using port 80 Port 80 is the […]

Getting Mp3s From a Website Via Source Code

There are plenty of websites that through obfuscation, make it difficult to save the content on them. Most people don’t realize that in order to view or experience the content on a website, all of that data must first be downloaded to their computer. If you visit a webpage that has a song playing, and […]