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Stop Zoo Imports of Wild African Elephants

November 13, 2015


To the dismay of conservationists around the world, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced plans to import 18 wild elephants from the Kingdom of Swaziland for permanent placement in American zoos. Source: Stop Zoo Imports of Wild African Elephants Advertisements

Keep Oregon’s Wolves Protected

November 5, 2015


After 60 years without its historic top predator, Oregon’s first known wolf wandered in from Idaho in 1999, and in 2008 a breeding pair was confirmed in the state. It’s only been seven years since then — yet the state is already considering removing wolf protections. Source: Keep Oregon’s Wolves Protected

How does the Free YouTube to MP3 Converter convert videos to MP3s so fast?

October 29, 2015


Answer by Clint Lenard: Sites like YouTube to mp3 Converter, YouTube to MP3 converter and other similar sites use PHP to download the video and then FFMpeg to convert from the video to MP3. I believe the former is faster due to a better server setup, but I can't say for sure. The latter may […]

YouTube Converter Tools

October 26, 2015


Recently I ran across some a video that I really wanted to listen to in my truck while I drove to and from Baseball practice. The video was by Brian Cain and it had some great information, but I have issues listening to videos while I work. I can listen to music, but I cannot […]

What is Hadoop?

September 7, 2014


I’ve been doing a bit of reading lately and noticed a lot of mentions regarding Hadoop, which is an Apache project. I was interested in learning what this was all about, especially since it seems to be gaining a lot of momentum lately. According to Apache: The Apache™ Hadoop® project develops open-source software for reliable, […]

Well, It’s Been a While!

August 15, 2014


So it’s been a long, long time since I’ve updated this blog. In fact, it’s been almost 18 months. That’s a year and a half. What’s my excuse? Laziness. Plain and simple. I kind of forget about this blog at times, but it’s not realistic to say that I simply “forgot about this blog”. So […]

3 Months Later

January 16, 2013


I can’t believe it’s already been a month since I’ve last updated this site. Wow, time really does fly by when you’re “having fun.” I guess that’s what happened 🙂 hasn’t changed much. We’re still trying to adjust to the speed of the growth we’ve had over the past few months, and we continue […]