Yahoo! to Acquire limeduck solutions

Promises not to duck it up SUNNYVALE, Calif. & NEW YORK- April 1, 2016 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) and limeduck solutions announced today that they have reached a definitive agreement for Yahoo! to acquire limeduck solutions. Per the agreement...

Over-Squeezing Leads to Bitterness

While reading blogs to avoid some odious task find ways to make my life better, I discovered this potentially life-changing bit of life hackery: Stop Trying to Squeeze Out All the Lime Juice. Over-Squeezing Leads to Bitterness. Well, smack my gob, I've been doing it...

All is not what it seams

Answering a random call for SEO help - actually it turned out to be canonical URL help - I happened to notice that the site in question referred so something as a "seemless way" to do something. My inner autocorrect went, "hmm" and narrowed its (inner) eyes. Yep,...

Word of the Day: Cattywampus

When I first heard this word used - just last month - I thought it was spelled "kattywompous" perhaps in adjectival rhyme with "pompous."  Alternate spellings are many but catawampus appears to be a close second. As words of the days go, cattywampus was pretty...

Out with Barley Risotto, in with Orzotto

I was making a barley risotto the other night when it dawned on me, doesn't "risotto" mean "rice" in Italian, or at least something rice related? Indeed, it does, making "barley risotto" nonsense, albeit an easy to make and delicious form of nonsense. Before we go any...

Three Cheers for Three Cheese Edamame Bread

I was looking for a savory scone in all the wrong places and I'd almost given up when I wandered into Paris Baguette, a French bakery inside Central Square's Korean grocery store, H-Mart. What did I find? Three Cheese Edamame Bread, that's what. I don't know if this...

Ask not for whom the duck rolls

It rolls for thee. Did you know that the first LEGO toy, made in 1935, was made of wood, not plastic? Did you know it was not composed of wooden bricks but a single assembled piece? Did you know it was a duck? On wheels? It's a fact. These days, the original LEGO...

Don’t Fear the Pies of March, it’s Pi Day Again

I've been calling the ascendancy of pie over cupcakes for years, and whether you're with me on that or not, you'll have to grant pie its moment in the limelight today, pi day. In the US reckoning of dates, it's 3/14/15 today, and those who are way way into it will no...