You could turn your desktop monitor into an aquarium, but could you turn it into art?
A fantastic Jazz version of the Harry Potter theme (Hedwig’s Theme) by the folks from Postmodern Jukebox. Enjoy! I’d totally see this version being used in the opening sequence from “Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find!” [PostmodernJukebox] The post Jazz Variations on the ‘Harry Potter’ Theme (Hedwig’s Theme) appeared first on Geeks are Sexy Technology News.
Simon Kuper makes a good point: we need, he says, to “bore ourselves with important stuff.” This point generalizes beyond the context he discusses. It’s true in investing. “Split your money between cash and tracker funds and then forget it”...
They came. The call went out and … they came. In Washington, yes. In Los Angeles. Boston. Chicago. In Denver, and in Austin. But also in Bethel, Alaska where the high temperature for the day was -21. They came in conservative strongholds like Lubbock, Texas and Colorado Springs. Show More Summary
There’s an old West Indian saying that goes, “Hard ears that don’t hear, by and by will feel.” It’s not irrational to be concerned that this proverb will be proven true three years from now. The 2020 Presidential election will be here before too long, and if the Democratic Party goes into the general election... Read more »
Dutch filmmaker Ben Winkeler combined his beautiful nature footage with geometric overlays to create Magical Triangle. (more…)
Untangling the different figures and factions, from the Klan to the alt-right.
Menzie Chinn introduces a new asset to economist blogging. Joel Trachtman provides an excellent discussion of whether the Destination-Based Cash Flow Tax violates WTO rules concluding that it does. He adds: If enacted, the plan would likely lead to lengthy litigation at the World Trade Organization. Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! Can you say blow back? Somewhere in Eastern Europe (Albania? Russia?) a police man is reconsidering his marijuana destruction tecniques. The video below, just released on Live Leak, shows what happened in the middle of a field when the cop attempted to set a pile of freshly eradicated marijuana plants on fire. Show More Summary
At the end of Trump's speech to a room filled with 400 employees of the CIA, Trump said, rather cryptically, that maybe he'd build them a bigger room 'by someone who knows how to build and we won't have columns, do you understand that?' Here...Show More Summary
Actress Ashley Judd made news today at the Women’s March in Washington, D.C., for her performance that skewered President Donald Trump. But she also gave another recent heated speech at a TED conference where she criticized the video game industry. The TED speech, which was posted a few days ago, called for an end to […]
“We think he holds all the power…but that’s not true.”
Billy Joel, Piano Man. A great slice of pure Americana. Johnny Cymbal, Mr. Bass Man, 1963 Bob Dylan, Mr. Tambourine Man, 1964. Philip Larkin is supposed to have called this the greatest song ever written. Don't believe me? See here:...
Xi Jinping Views Free Speech As Major Threat To China In October 2015, the BBC made a documentary on China’s President... The post Year Of The Revolt: China Censors Trump Inauguration Amid Fears Of Growing Populism appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Chess is a slow game of careful decision-making, looking several moves ahead of the current state of the board. So is machining, and combining the two is an excellent way to level up your machine shop chops. And so we have the current...Show More Summary
Filmmaker Ivan Olita documents the non-binary gender norms in of the rural community of Juchitan.
We talked to the Dutch National Ballet about using VR, a smartphone app game, and social media to share ballet with a much wider audience.
In his first official stop to handle some presidential business, Donald Trump spoke to the men and women of the CIA. The bizarre speech that followed danced around the issues of cyber security and his penchant for comparing everyone in the room to “Nazis.” Read more...