In one of my recent videos, I talked about how I try to improve my cognitive skills, how I measure my brain activities, and how I try to live a relaxed and focused life with devices. I have always wanted to improve my focus and the way I can immediately focus on something when needed. Now […]
Rohan Shah is 22, and he's a software engineer at Google. He was offered the job just before his senior year of college at the University of Illinois, but his career with Google started six months prior, in January 2013, when he was 20. Show More Summary
The past week brought us some glimpses of what’s coming at Google IO, including details about Google’s new Android-based Internet of Things operating system. Check this, and the rest of the week's top news out!
The Kansas City Chiefs were able to sign wide receiver Jeremy Maclin to fill a major need thanks in part to his prior relationship with head coach Andy Reid. Maclin was the best wide receiver on the market and played for Reid for four years in Philadelphia. As good as Maclin is, he alone isn ’t going to turn around the Chiefs’ passing game. Show More Summary
Here is a snippet of my blog about one of the most heartbreaking and powerful films I have ever seen. Fruitvale Station probably packs more of a punch today than it did during the time it was released. Anyway, check it out. … I remember hearing about the Oscar Grant case in 2009 and shrugging [...]Show More Summary
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These are early thoughts only. They are some crude (and at times rambling) musings penned on the morning after the night before, but it is based on reviewing some notes put together back in late February for the Yes Equality campaign. Though this list is by no means exhaustive, here are four key elements which I more...
I was told on friday that Sidney Coleman’s famous Quantum Field Theory course was actually videotaped in the 70’s and now exists online, and it’s true ! It’s kind of awesome, but also a little bit depressing, like when someone … Continue reading ?
A few personal thoughts on yesterday’s referendum, and then five more… One, this was a victory for middle Ireland, not just its radical edges. 80% in some working class areas of Dublin and majorities in plain if slender majorities each of the two Donegal constituencies (last time we’ll see that happen before the next general more...
As soon as we saw a sign telling us we were in Elk Country, five pairs of eyes scanned the landscape for a glimpse of the elusive elk.
LarrivaArt made a tribute to Carl Sagan. YouTube link (via Everlasting Blort) The Presurfer
A band performs a little lullaby about size. Vimeo link The Presurfer
(Scott Johnson) Today is the birthday of Minnesota native son Bob Dylan; he turns 74. He is a remarkable artist, self-invented, deep in the American grain. A few years back I visited Dylan’s old home at 2425 7th Avenue East in Hibbing. Show More Summary
So when Nigella Lawson popped up on television to give Britain’s results, what had Britain decided? The UK vote is a 50/50 split between jury and televoting – and the… Continue reading The post Revealed: Lithuania not Sweden, was Britain’s real Eurovision choice appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
A former soldier, now turned amateur magician performed an amazing card trick on a train station platform in the U.K., using a train as the most stunning prop ever. Amateur, however, might not be the best word to use as what this guy does is jaw-dropping. Show More Summary
While we often daydream of exotic lands far, far away, where life is purer, more simple and full of nature, we are often overlooking the very land that we inhabit: the great United States. The country is home to a landscape among the world’s finest and should not be overlooked, like […] The post 3 Stunning Must-Visit U.S. National Parks appeared first on EcoSalon.
The future of vacationing is cheap, easy, and closer than you think.
The response to the Twin Peaks shootout shows how privilege really works. Malcolm X, the famed Civil Rights leader and minister of the Nation of Islam, would have turned 90 years old this week. While America annually marks the significance of the life of Dr. Show More Summary
Amy Duggar’s boyfriend wants 19 Kids and Counting fans to know that his girlfriend was not one of Josh Duggar’s abuse victims. Meanwhile, fans of the Duggars’ TLC series are digging up some cringe-worthy old clips of Josh. As the Inquisitr...Show More Summary
Infinite scroll, I just can’t abide. Infinity is hard to comprehend. You wouldn’t hear my screams, Even in your wildest dreams. Suffocation as I scroll the page. Scared to load the next site In case the scroll begins again. Content changing, it will not fix. Ever flashing, nightmare’s Styx. Online haze, when will it end? […]