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by Tom Supergan
Sat, Mar 16 2013 10:35 am
Forum: How To Use This Blog
Topic: How to reply to posts
Replies: 2
Views: 44866

Saving Drafts

If you save a Draft of a post, you can access it by going to your User Control Panel (link near upper left of page) then go to the Manage drafts tab on the left.
Click the Load draft link in the center of the page to get you back to where you saved the draft and continue editing your post.
by Tom Supergan
Sat, Feb 05 2011 4:21 pm
Forum: Astronomy
Topic: Relative Sizes of Planets and Stars
Replies: 4
Views: 41869

Re: Relative Sizes of Planets and Stars

Another YouTube video attempting to put the relative sizes into perspective. In order to view the larger objects, the smaller ones disappear. To view the smaller objects, the larger ones look infinitely large.

Planet and Star Size Comparisons Video
by Tom Supergan
Sat, Feb 05 2011 3:09 pm
Forum: How To Use This Blog
Topic: Email Notifications of New Posts
Replies: 0
Views: 31323

Email Notifications of New Posts

Some people are puzzled when they get notifications of some posts, but all of a sudden a new topic is started and they don't get any notifications and feel left out. This can happen when you subscribe to individual topic s, but not to the entire forum . so when a new topic gets started, you aren't a...
by Tom Supergan
Wed, Sep 30 2009 9:39 am
Forum: Blog
Topic: Florida
Replies: 2
Views: 39726

Central Florida, Sep 30, 2009

This morning the weather finally cooled down. :D This has been the longest summer in the ten years I've been living here. The hottest June and September made it especially long, hot, and humid. But today the season changed. It dropped from 92 degrees and 90% humidity yesterday to 70 degrees and 65% ...
by Tom Supergan
Sat, Sep 05 2009 2:05 pm
Forum: Astronomy
Topic: Rockets
Replies: 0
Views: 19054

Rockets

This video gives glimpses of how fast the shuttle is going shortly after launch as it passes layers of clouds.

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Shuttle Launch Through Clouds After Moonrise
by Tom Supergan
Sat, Aug 29 2009 9:40 pm
Forum: How To Use This Blog
Topic: Utilities (Spellchecker, etc.)
Replies: 0
Views: 27625

Utilities (Spellchecker, etc.)

Tom~where is the spell check & how do I get to it? There isn't one built-in to the blog software. I checked a couple mods out, but they were junky (brought you to other web sites with ads, ...) I recommend you install and use FireFox as your web browser. Just last month it reached 50% of the browse...
by Tom Supergan
Wed, Aug 19 2009 9:36 pm
Forum: Blog
Topic: Science
Replies: 0
Views: 22370

Science

I observed cacti growing out of rocks in the Grand Canyon. It's hard to believe scientists are just now figuring out how such a strange and curious phenomenon takes place.
by Tom Supergan
Mon, Aug 10 2009 11:38 pm
Forum: How To Use This Blog
Topic: Style Options (Colors and Layout)
Replies: 0
Views: 27566

Style Options (Colors and Layout)

:idea: You can go to your "User Control Panel" under "Board preferences" and choose from a variety of look & feel options by changing "My board style." Samples include (must be logged in to see changes): subsilver2 (Default style: Dark blues with orange highlights, flat, square. Old default .) Tom's...
by Tom Supergan
Sat, Aug 08 2009 11:36 am
Forum: How To Use This Blog
Topic: Finding Latest Posts
Replies: 2
Views: 39143

Re: Changing Display Order of Posts

Tom can you post these where the newest info is at the top instead of at the bottom? You can control the order that topics and posts are listed for yourself. I went in and changed it for you in case it's too complicated to understand. To change the listing of posts with the latest posts displayed f...
by Tom Supergan
Mon, Jul 06 2009 8:06 pm
Forum: Astronomy
Topic: Star Charts
Replies: 0
Views: 18677

Star Charts

Earthlink (ISP) finds great links each month. Today, it linked to a great new star charting program called Stellarium . I highly recommend you install it on your computer if you ever need a star chart to find constellations or planets. You can also just play around with it to see what you want, like...