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How To Connect Laptop Computer to LCD TV [2020 Edition]

connect-your-laptop-pc-to-lcd-tvIf you want to know how to connect your laptop or desktop PC to your LCD TV, I’ve got you covered with what you need and how to do it. Let’s get started!

The other day I was considering buying a new LCD monitor to use with my laptop.  At the time, I was using an older, clunkier LCD monitor (that I bought only 3 years ago!) and I was tired of it.

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Richard CummingsHow To Connect Laptop Computer to LCD TV [2020 Edition]
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The Movie 21, Variable Change, and Monty Hall

variable-change-movie-21The movie 21 introduced many to the concept of variable change. But what is variable change? Stay tuned for a lively discussion!

During the movie 21 (read my 21 movie review here), we are introduced to a seemingly simple example of probability often referred to by three different names: Variable change, the Monty Hall Problem, and/or conditional probability.  The scenario is this:

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Richard CummingsThe Movie 21, Variable Change, and Monty Hall
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Top Movies Of Kevin Bacon

Top-Movies-Of-Kevin-BaconMany out there want to know the Top Movies Of Kevin Bacon

Why? 

Well, many of you probably like Kevin Bacon and simply have an interest in his films while the others want to get good at the game “6 Degrees From Kevin Bacon“. 

If you have lived on another planet, this game is a variation on the notion of 6 Degrees of Separation whereby you can connect yourself to anybody in the world within 6 people. 

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Richard CummingsTop Movies Of Kevin Bacon

Is Amazon Prime Worth It?

amazon-prime-reviewBecause I write a lot about Amazon Prime, I have had several comments and emails from people asking me if Amazon Prime is worth it.

In this article, I am going to share with you a question from a reader and explain my thinking about Amazon Prime. Is it worth it or is it not?

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Richard CummingsIs Amazon Prime Worth It?
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How Can I Add Text to a Photo [2020 Edition]?

How Can I Add Text to a Photo?A visitor to A Rich Idea recently asked “How Can I Add Text to a Photo?” I do this all the time so I’ll show you how to add text to pictures and images quickly and for FREE!

Here was the email I received: “Richard, my question is about adding text to photos. I have some great pictures and I would like to jazz them up by adding some text to explain the picture and make it look more professional. What is the best way to add text to a photo and is there a way that this can be done for free? Many thanks, Gina from Golden Colorado.

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Richard CummingsHow Can I Add Text to a Photo [2020 Edition]?
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10 Signs You Are Addicted To Facebook

facebook-addiction-quiz-300x191Are you addicted to Facebook?

Ooops, forgive me, what addict knows of their addiction? Well, as expressed in the 12 steps of addiction recovery, the first step is admitting your problem.

Facebook addicts have modified the traditional AA twelve steps recovery program by substituting the word “Alcohol” with “Facebook” as you see in this modified Facebook addiction declaration example below:

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Richard Cummings10 Signs You Are Addicted To Facebook

What is “Molly”?

Music Festivals & MollyIf you have ever heard people talking about something called “Molly”, you certainly may wonder “what is Molly?”

I have just returned from the Electric Forest Music Festival where the question was not “what is Molly?” but rather “do you know where I can get some Molly?”

Why would people be asking this at a music festival, you ask. Well, it’s because Molly is a drug and Molly is slang for pure ecstasy, also known as MDMA.

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Richard CummingsWhat is “Molly”?
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Is Sweden A Socialist Country?

beauty-of-socialist-swedenThis morning I was investigating whether Sweden is a socialist country.   Why?  Well, having just seen many accusatory commentators on Fox News claiming that we are “becoming a socialist country like Sweden”, I decided to put on my investigative cap and do some research.

The first question that came to my mind was:  Is being like Sweden a bad thing?

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Richard CummingsIs Sweden A Socialist Country?
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Best Web Site Hosting [2020 Edition]

best-web-site-hosting-companiesIn this look at the best web site hosting companies, I’ll review the best place to host your web site in 2020.

Each of these best web hosts provide the outstanding stability, features, and customer service that you need in a hosting provider.

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Richard CummingsBest Web Site Hosting [2020 Edition]

Why Does The Leaning Tower Of Pisa Lean

Exterior of the Leaning tower of Pisa 1173-1350 Pisa, Italy

Many of you want to know “why does the Leaning Tower of Pisa Lean?”.  In this article, we’ll take a look at why you want to know and why the Leaning Tower of Pisa actually leans.

This is a question of great importance as it may someday allow you to answer that final question in Trivial Pursuit and defeat your friend Ernest who has always beaten you.  He’s downright annoying, isn’t he?

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Richard CummingsWhy Does The Leaning Tower Of Pisa Lean