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How Coconut Grove Used Technology to Get FPL to Restore Its Power

Power’s a loaded word and Miami’s ready to blow its top. Nine days into the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, thousands of residents across Miami-Dade and Broward remain without power. Many locals feel powerless in the face of the brute force of nature, and also Florida Power and Light, the state's...

The value of a human life

Here’s the New York Post: Better a million dead North Koreans than a thousand dead Americans. The fundamental reason our government exists is to protect our people and our territory. Everything else is a grace note. And the words we never should hear in regard to North Korea’s nuclear threats are “We should’ve done something.” […]

Words With Friends adds 50,000 pop culture words

Tell your bae or your bestie: The mobile game Words With Friends is adding thousands of pop culture words as part of its largest dictionary update in the game's eight-year history.

Worth a Thousand Words: Portrait of Raminou the Cat

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UC Berkeley professors urge campus boycott during ‘Free Speech Week’

At UC Berkeley, 177 professors and graduate students have signed an open letter urging thousands of colleagues and classmates to boycott campus for four days this month to ensure their “physical and mental safety.” The strongly worded...Show More Summary

Is the Difference Now Permanent?

From the Slope of Hope: I will start off with a chart that, in a sea of tens of thousands of charts, stood out as shocking: What the chart represents is the percentage drop from whatever the record high was. In other words, it showsShow More Summary

Review: One Thousand Words (Theater Faction)

Theater Faction's One Thousand Words is a musical drama that began life under the title Maybe, Someday at Louisiana State University in 2014, where the young writers Michael Braud and Curran Latas were students. The musical then had staged readings at Theatre Baton Rouge and in 2015's Chicago Musical Theatre Festival. Show More Summary

Having people let you down can really ruin your day… if you let it. [Quick Tips Video]

Having people let you down can really ruin your day… if you let it. It’s true that actions speak a thousand words. During my years in business I’ve learned that having people let you down can really ruin your day. What I discovered is...Show More Summary

Marvel's Secret Empire: Omega Is A Warning That Secret Empire Will Never Really Be Over

In the most technical sense of the word, Secret Empire. Omega is an epilogue to Marvel's controversial Secret Empire event, which turned Captain America into the Supreme Leader of Hydra who murdered thousands in his campaign to create a new, fascistic world order. But Secret Empire. Omega is really something quite different. More »      

The Most Expensive Millennial Mistake (and How to Fix It)

If you’re a millennial, chances are you’re well aware of the importance of saving your hard-earned dollars. However, you’re also likely saving the wrong way — costing you thousands of dollars each year. The word “saving” for most evokes the idea of a savings account. But, for millennials who have a long time-horizon, an integral […]

Fathom Consulting: "There Is A Bubble In Everything Except Housing"

Presented with minimal comments, the following 'picture' from Fathom Consulting paints a thousand words of unsustainability and delusion... h/t @Schuldensuehner While we agree with most of the chart above's content, we note that theShow More Summary

How to add shapes and images to PowerPoint slides

You can't have an engaging presentation without an artist's touch. Imagery is not only eye candy for your audience, it's another way for them to learn and understand. How often have you heard that a picture is worth a thousand words? That well-known quote could very well be true for a report or presentation. Show More Summary

Sunglasses Guy, Plant Pot Guy, Or Happy Pointy Guy. Who's Your Favourite?

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I just don't know where to begin with this. There is so much going on. A picture is worth a thousand words, yes, but a GIF like this? At least a million. Gaze upon this for a few minutes and...

Images are not always worth a thousand words

A powerful image can evoke a strong emotional response. But can it also influence and change an individual's political opinion? Not on its own, according to communication scientist Tom Powell, who will be obtaining his PhD from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) on 21 September. Show More Summary

French protesters seize on Macron's 'slacker' slur

French President Emmanuel Macron has sparked a backlash by calling opponents of his labour reforms "slackers" -- and the word became a rallying cry Tuesday for thousands taking to the streets against the overhaul. "Macron you're screwed,...Show More Summary

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