Every now and then, we do something random for no reason other than a lack of reason not to. Why not?
Well, a few weeks ago, I did just that. The result? Much amusement. If you ask any co-worker of mine, he will tell you that I'll often emit a little chuckle when reading something on my computer. All thanks to the day I decided to add a HOW TO box to my igoogle.
I changed my email and therefore went about setting up a new igoogle page. I added a weather box, a to do list (which I like very much; I'd recommend it), news updates, a word of the day, places to see, and a few other applications. I also added a "How to of the Day" because I thought, "Why not?" In that moment I didn't appreciate the gravity of the situation. I didn't see its potential for free little package gifts of happiness.
I love these How To's of the day not because I actually take advantage of them, but because the actual activities themselves are amusing to me. Here is a list. I've only had about two weeks of how to's and this is just a snippet of the many gems I've gotten:
Make towels more absorbant
Treat a bullet wound
Use a plethora of apples
Throw a boomerang correctly
Decorate a gift with plastic straws
Plan a Grand Canyon vacation
Raise an Alaskan Husky
Get rid of bats
Make gummi bears
Use a dash in an English sentence (I actually looked at this one and, ironically, the grammar wasn't quite accurate..)
Make a charm ring
Oxidize silver with egg yolks
Tell if you're watching TV in HD
I hesitate to publish this tonight, in fear of missing some upcoming greats, but had to share. The How To's come from WikiHow. So great!