Today’s Odd News
It’s incredible that celebrities, politicians, and other people in the news are tripped up so often by social media. Most of these guys employ PR people to avoid this stuff, and yet disasters still occur. Although the PR people are probably looking on in dismay, their urgent warnings going unheeded. The Woody Harrelson Reddit Q&A [...]
I have seen up close a few businesses that were making tons of money, but the owners constantly went through boom and bust cycles, to the point they had trouble at times paying creditors, paying themselves, or making their basic expenses each month. That’s because their incoming receipts were solid, but the lag between the [...]
Source: Best Online Engineering Degree With the gritty, well worn universe of Star Wars it comes as a surprise that the tech in those civilizations was so advanced compared to the crisp, clean more futuristic feeling Star Trek. I think I’d rather hang out on the Enterprise than anything comparable in Star Wars (HOLODECK!), but [...]
by hishamgl. Learn about business intelligence tools. Love this infographic showing the eight phases of the moon. Here my 1980′s education led me to believe there were only four. Who knew? I think this would make a great science poster to hang in a classroom.
Hiroshima, August 6, 1945. At times in America I think the nuclear bombs of WWII have become abstract concepts, and we don’t teach the misery or horror they caused. Pictures like this should really be mandatory material in teaching WWII.
Illustrator Jed Henry and woodblock printmaker David Bull have combined to make these awesome realistic video game scenes in the style of Ukiyo-e which Jed explains as: Ukiyo-e is a Japanese word. Ukiyo was the pop culture movement in old Japan. The Ukiyo crowd were the trendsetters of their day. Actors, artists, entertainers. And ‘e’ [...]
Source: Top Nursing Programs Eventually, people have to stop getting fatter, no? Or will people just eat so much corn syrup that we will regard the obese as normal, with the super obese as the “fat” ones among us? I don’t know, but I’m buying the first seatbelt extension company IPO.
Source: bestcomputerscienceschools.net Eventually, Google will dominate all aspects of our lives. We’ll get up, check Gmail through Google provided internet powered by Google electricty, go to work in our Google driverless cars, etc. etc. Doesn’t sound too bad, but hopefully Google will stay not evil.
Wisdom comes with age and experience. Sometimes the elderly will pass down a snippet or two for the young to mull over. It can be helpful but also incredibly frustrating trying to wrap your mind around a bite of knowledge that comes from another life view. If you can identify with the words they can [...]
It’s hard to stop something with a lot of momentum. Unless you’re an immovable object, but there’s no such thing when you scale things up to planet-size. If you can’t stop Neptune’s orbit, how can you stop a soccer ball from sailing into the goal?