Gray Matter


Gray MatterGray matter refers to certain parts of the human anatomy. It’s present in the brain, brain stem and cerebellum, and throughout the spinal cord.

A walnut when cracked open, looks a lot like the top view of a human brain. It contains omega-3 fatty acids, which help support brain functions.

Below are the latest 10 posts featuring ideas that have leaked from my own gray matter at one time or another.

Walnut Image Attribution: Ulrike Leone from Pixabay

Portable Applications on Windows and Linux Computers

RT Cunningham | January 21, 2021 (UTC) | Computers

There are a couple of ways to run portable applications on your computer. Whatever way you do it, you need an external USB drive. It doesn't matter whether it's a flash drive, a solid-state drive or a hard disk drive, as long as you can boot up with it.

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Gardening and Lawn Care - Niche Market #18

RT Cunningham | January 20, 2021 (UTC) | Blogging

Gardening and lawn care can cover a lot of ground (no pun intended). It can cover more topics than I can even imagine. The only topic I'm very familiar with is lawn mowing.

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Linux File Permissions, FTP Servers and FTP Clients

RT Cunningham | January 19, 2021 (UTC) | Computers

The default file permissions for Linux are 755 for directories and 644 for files within directories, which aren't directories themselves. Basically, it means directories and files can only be written by the user and the group, but they can be read by anyone.

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Fishing - Niche Market #17

RT Cunningham | January 18, 2021 (UTC) | Blogging

The act of fishing is as old as time itself. I have to admit I don't know the history of all the methods used. Even historians probably lack in that area.

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Bookmarking Services Are Alternatives to Bookmarks or Favorites

RT Cunningham | January 17, 2021 (UTC) | Computers

I used a bookmarking service years ago. For the life of me, I can't remember the name of the service. It doesn't matter, they went out of business. I found a new bookmarking service last year, and it's called "". It's free for personal use, advertising supported.

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Fashion and Accessories - Niche Market #16

RT Cunningham | January 16, 2021 (UTC) | Blogging

Fashion and accessories includes everything you wear and everything you keep with you at times. It even includes hairstyles. In fact, anything that establishes identity can be included. Some fashion is permanent, like tattoos, but most of it is temporary.

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What Can We Do With Old Desktop or Laptop Computers?

RT Cunningham | January 15, 2021 (UTC) | Computers

Even though we don't have to replace our computers as often as we did in the past, we still have to replace our old computers eventually. It seems we need to replace laptop computers more often.

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Farming - Niche Market #15

RT Cunningham | January 13, 2021 (UTC) | Blogging

Farming covers a lot of ground (no pun intended). It can cover everything from soil preparation to cleaning up after a harvest and everything in between. In some places, tractors and other equipment are used. In other places, like the Philippines, working or draft animals like the kalabaw (water buffalo) do most of the work.

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Durian Is a Fruit in the Philippines With a Very Strong Odor

RT Cunningham | January 12, 2021 (UTC) | Food and Drink

I've eaten some strange things over the course of my 60 years of life. Some of those things I don't care to remember. I will always remember the durian fruit even though I've never eaten any.

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Exercise and Fitness - Niche Market #14

RT Cunningham | January 11, 2021 (UTC) | Blogging

Some people are fanatics about exercise and fitness while others are the polar opposite. There are some who have no choice in the matter. Military personnel, unless they want to get kicked out of their respective services, are required to maintain some level of fitness at all times.

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