Now you can cast your gaze upward and see Vega, Regulus, and Polaris. Google Earth 4.2, once downloaded and installed, now includes star maps. Moons, planets, constellations, galaxies are all visible and zoomable. You can see the night sky for your current earth location, and there is even a layer for Hubble space telecope pictures. constellations […]

Just yesterday I was helping a friend with some of the finer points of searching for information on the Web. We were looking for anything we could find on an automobile engine he had purchased, and all we had to go on was a seven digit “casting” number. Using Internet Explorer, we entered the number […]

Now that you are a Google advanced seracher, you’ll want to incorporate a few more techniques to make you even more successful. One thing you can do is ask a question and have Google to ‘fill in the blank’ for you. You can do this by adding an asterisk “*” in the part of the sentence […]

In the online world that is the great haystack, finding that one important needle can be unbelievably frustrating. You know that what you’re looking for has to be out there and that search tools like Google have special ways of finding them, but who can remeber all that syntax, what with the tildes, pluses, minuses, and quotes? […]