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The iPad Is a Tease

5 hours agoMedia / New Media : Monday Note

  As Apple is about to release its latest quarterly numbers, new questions arise about the iPad’s “anemic” growth. The answer is simple – but the remedies are not. The iPad isn’t growing anymore. What happened?  In anticipation of Apple’s...Show More Summary

Air Canada baggage toss video requires deeper thinking about passenger experience #paxEx

Darren Van Slyke is an Air Canada million miler, and a fan of the airline. On April 17, 2014, he was traveling from Toronto to Vancouver, on the airline’s brand new Boeing 777. Seated next to him was Dwayne Stewart. Both of them were in Premium Economy. Show More Summary

The Netherlands by A camera Armed Drone---Wow!

Okay I'm hooked on Drones for newsgathering, filmmaking and just plain fun. I love Germany and the Netherlands and hope to retire there someday. Here is some great video from yet another high-end offering into this new technology explosion! Cloudshots.NL | videoshowreel jan. Show More Summary

Fizzy, Busy Finale for ABC’s Scandal

With no fewer than four broadcast series calling it a day, Thursday night was a time for cliffhangers and farewells. But has been the case all season long, only one of these shows delivered a blockbuster audience. The season finale of...Show More Summary

Addressing disparities from the heart

April is National Minority Health Month, this year with the theme of “Prevention is Power: Taking Action for Health Equity.” Transforming our nation’s health care system needs deliberate and diligent work in addressing health inequity and disparities that persist among populations. Show More Summary

The Sun Revolves Around You? Narcissism on a Cosmic Scale

The center of the universe might be closer than you think -- in fact, it might be right under your feet. A conservative Catholic crank, Robert Sungenis, is now resurrecting the long-discredited geocentric model in a bizarre movie called...Show More Summary

Video: Formula 1 Pit Stops 1950 & Today… a Huge Difference

I’m not a racing fan, but wow this video is impressive. I can appreciate a great process and all of the planning that’s involved. I can also see the difference between having four pit crew members and 18 crew members (or so… it’s hard to count). Please upgrade your browser What can you do to […]

Just One Thing - The Learner's Question

In response to my blog entry, Learning Evolves, faithful Around the Corner reader David Phillips shares the following story:Regarding your post “Learning Evolves: From Cook to Chef in Today’s Classroom,” I was [convinced] a couple of years ago that I needed to stop [chucking] websites, apps and other resources at teachers in workshops. Show More Summary

Why Steve Harvey Needs to Have a Seat

As Mimi Faust and Nikko Smith's sex tape makes the rounds on the Internet, I knew it was only a matter of time before the policing began. Sure enough, yesterday, a friend posted a recording of Steve Harvey on the radio, in which he earnestly...Show More Summary

David Roodman’s draft writeup on the mortality-fertility connection

We’re sometimes asked whether life-saving interventions (such as insecticide-treated net distribution) risk leading to overpopulation. A common response is that (as argued by Hans Rosling of Gapminder and the most recent Gates Foundation annual letter, among others) the reverse dynamic … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

‘To the Boys Who May One Day Date My Daughter’ Poem Goes Viral

3 days agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

How would you treat the people who may become a love interest for your children? Jesse Parent penned a cautionary spoken-word poem entitled “To the Boys Who May One Day Date My Daughter.” The video embedded above features Parent performing...Show More Summary

Should Jorge Ramos Be Worried About Anthony Weiner?

Former U.S. Congressman and recent New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner appeared with Jorge Ramos last night on Fusion, suggesting he has eyes on a certain anchor chair. “You do a service every night with your program, so I...Show More Summary

Tech Forward Music Videos from Cut Copy, Kodaline, Rob Cantor, Tropkillaz

I've been posting about creative music videos for the last couple of years at Hypebot. Generally I feature videos using new tech, particularly consumer web apps, to create music videos. Today's batch features a Cut Copy video that utilized...Show More Summary

Daniel Radcliffe Points Out Two Subtle Differences Between London and New York

USA Today theater and music critic Elysa Gardner, like many others recently, had the pleasure of catching up with multi-talented 24-year-old Daniel Radcliffe. He’s set to open his third Broadway play, The Cripple of Inishmaan, Sunday...Show More Summary

'The Following' Actor Has To Film Every Scene Twice To Play Twins

One of Fox's most-watched shows right now is "The Following." The series follows FBI agent Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon) as he tries to track down cult leader Joe Carroll (James Purefoy). Now in season 2, perhaps the biggest additions to the show have been murdering twins Luke and Mark who are both played by actor Sam Underwood. Show More Summary

Smiling Can Make You Feel Rotten

If a genuine smile tells the brain you're happy, a fake smile tells the brain you're not--then makes you feel worse. There's a common belief that smiling not only reflects happiness but can actively produce it. The sayings "put on a happy face" and "turn that frown upside down" suggest as much. Show More Summary

See Finland's Excellent, Mildly Homoerotic "Tom Of Finland" Stamps

A new series of Finnish stamps honor the artist Touko Laaksonen, whose work as "Tom of Finland" celebrated "confident and proud homoeroticism." Every delivery is a special delivery when your mail has leather daddies on it. Read Full Story

Tom Lehrer, Culture And Copyright After Death

3 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

If you don't know who Tom Lehrer is, well, you've missed out for a long, long time. Still, it's never too late to catch up, and there are plenty of great sources, including the The Tom Lehrer Wisdom Channel on YouTube (though, hardly a "rare cut" this remains my favorite). Show More Summary

British Airways Visit Soon tugs on the heartstrings, with Tourism Australia #visitsoon

Imagine you have gone to watch a movie in the theatre. And it turns to be about your family! That’s exactly what happened to Alec and Catherine, two elderly British couple whose daughter moved to Australia with her family a few years...Show More Summary

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