To dodge sending a Quora.com referring URL when following Quora links, simply:
- Right-click the link you want to follow
- “Copy link location” (FireFox) or “Copy Link URL” (Chrome)
- Right-click the address bar
- “Paste & Go” (FireFox) or “Paste and go to …” (Chrome)
That’s it, and now you… Read more
Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares NUGT is a leveraged fund that very basically aims to mimic the movement of VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF GDX at triple the rate.
So, if GDX goes up 5%, then NUGT roughly goes up 15% give or take, minus much higher expenses principally due to interest on the leverage (which is getting smaller by the way with rate cuts… Read more
My gadget and article Expected Value Calculator for Lotto Max and Lotto 6/49 and 3 ways of increasing your chances of winning in Lotto 6/49 and Lotto Max respectively have been two of my most popular articles since their inception, but in the past few months, there has been a surge of new visitors to those posts.
Now, if the jackpots were unusually high I wou… Read more
As of this morning, 10-year treasury yields hit 0.75, down a whopping 20% in a single day and far, far away from the current 1 – 1.25% rate even after the recent Fed rate cut.
There isn’t much room left before it hits negative rates, and all the markets appear to have nowhere to go but down. Welcome back to 2008, but this time with much bigger bubbles … Read more
I have refrained from posting anything politically related for my own protection as tech companies and governments at all levels are actively censoring contrary opinions. Word spreads too quickly to have your life ruined because you have an independent mind. More often the individual that thinks critically from first principles succumbs to mobs that de… Read more
When postmodernist deconstruction meets math, you get:
Then you realize the subversion in the curriculum isn’t discreet, but just straight up in your face:
Have they progressed to playing the Soviet Anthem in the mornin… Read more
Meetup has a “sale” going on: 30% off new groups!
Wait … why should it cost you anything at all if you will be doing all the heavy lifting and event organizing?
You’re already volunteering your time and energy. Don’t volunteer more money than you need to too.
The generation that grew up with smartphones and so-called “social media” are most likely to respond that they feel lonely.
No surprise there.
Despite overwhelming evidence from psychological studies and plain old common sense that says Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and SnapChat are bad for you psychologically, people still cling to the n… Read more
If you host an Angular Progressive Web App (PWA) on a web server, you will frequently have URLs that are handled by the Angular router to navigate to specific pages within the app.
However, without the service worker registered, navigation requests are not intercepted and sent to the PWA. In other words, if a user has never ran the PWA yet in his or her browser, a… Read more
If you’re looking for an alternative to Meetup (meetup.com) where you don’t have to pay a hefty monthly or semi-annual fee just to host events, refer your group to Casual Events!