What is Mouse Resolution? 




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Today's International Bonehead Award goes to a man, who was lassoed, tackled and beat up after shooting at people at a rodeo Details at Boneheads From the History section at the bottom: Today, in 1985 Thirty-nine people were killed and 400 were injured in a riot at a European Cup soccer match in Brussels, Belgium.
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Rabbi Mendel was one day walking along a very narrow street, when he came face to face with a rival Rabbi. The street was too narrow for the two to pass. The rival, pulling himself up to his full height, said haughtily: . . . "I never make way for fools " Smiling, Rabbi Mendel stepped aside and said, . . . "I always do."
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An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD goes to Celestino Moras, 25, Cassville, Georgia Man lassoed, tackled and beat up after shooting at people at a rodeo An intoxicated Georgia man was lassoed and beat up after allegedly wounding three people at a Memorial Day Weekend rodeo. Police say that Celestino Moras, 25, opened fire just after 7 p.m. Sunday, at the annual rodeo in Cassville, Bartow County, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Moras allegedly shot off multiple rounds before finding himself a little tied up. The property owner said when Moras ran out of bullets, one of the rodeo cowboys lassoed him. Other guests beat him and tied him up until deputies could arrive. Doctors treated Moras for facial injuries before deputies took him to jail. He was charged with aggravated assault. All victims were treated at an area hospital and released. Tech Support Pits From: Ann Re: Mouse Resolution Dear Webby That mouse revolution, ahem resolution, sounds intriguing, but somehow I can't understand what you meant to say. Please use smaller words. Thanks Ann Dear Ann With most mice the cursor always moves the same distance when you move the mouse a certain distance. With some, the cursor moves further, when you move the mouse fast. That is called "Dynamic Resolution", and can be a bit frustrating. Adjustable resolution, once only found on expensive gamers mice, lets you set a multiplier. A low number moves the cursor a low number of pixels for a certain distance of mouse movement. A high number moves the mouse a large number of pixels when you move the mouse the same distance. With most mice you have to stop and go into some Control Panel and menu to change the resolution. With the GigaByte M6900 Buttons #6 and #7 let you change that resolution without interrupting your work. For Facebook or general browsing you normally use a large resolution number like 3200, so that a tiny movement of your hand makes the cursor move a large distance. For detail painting, for example to fix the red eyes or the reflection of the flash on somebody's eyeballs in a family reunion picture, you want the cursor or paintbrush to move only a tiny distance with a large movement of the mouse. For that you would click it down to 400. When the eyes are done and you want to make the messy background nice and fuzzy, click it up to higher numbers for fast softening sweeps. Have FUN! DearWebby
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Today in 
1453 Constantinople fell to Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II, 
 ending the Byzantine Empire.
1660 Charles II was restored to the English throne after 
 the Puritan Commonwealth.
1721 South Carolina was formally incorporated as a royal colony.
1827 The first nautical school opened in Nantucket, MA, under 
 the name Admiral Sir Isaac Coffin’s Lancasterian School.
1849 A patent for lifting vessels was granted to Abraham Lincoln.
1910 An airplane raced a train from Albany, NY, to New York City. 
 The airplane pilot Glenn Curtiss won the $10,000 prize.
1912 Fifteen women were dismissed from their jobs at the Curtis 
 Publishing Company in Philadelphia, PA, for dancing the 
 Turkey Trot while on the job.
1916 U.S. forces invaded Dominican Republic and remained 
 until 1924.
1922 Ecuador became independent.
1932 World War I veterans began arriving in Washington, DC. 
 to demand cash bonuses they were not scheduled to receive 
 for another 13 years.
1951 C.F. Blair became the first man to fly over the North 
 Pole in single engine plane.
1953 Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay became first 
 men to reach the top of Mount Everest.
1973 Tom Bradley was elected the first black mayor of Los Angeles.
1974 U.S. President Nixon agreed to turn over 1,200 pages of 
 edited Watergate transcripts.
1985 Thirty-nine people were killed and 400 were injured in 
 a riot at a European Cup soccer match in Brussels, Belgium.
1986 Colonel Oliver North told National Security Advisor 
 William McFarlane that profits from weapons sold to Iran 
 were being diverted to the Contras.
1988 U.S. President Reagan began his first visit to the 
 Soviet Union in Moscow.
1988 NBC aired "To Heal A Nation," the story of Jan Scruggs' 
 effort to build the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
2000 Fiji's military took control of the nation and declared 
 martial law following a coup attempt by indigenous Fijians 
 in mid-May.
2001 In New York, four followers of Osama bin Laden were 
 convicted of a global conspiracy to murder Americans. The 
 crimes included the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies 
 in Africa that killed 224 people.
2001 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that disabled golfer Casey 
 Martin could use a cart to ride in tournaments.
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