With the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, the world holds its collective breath. Where is the plane? What happened to its 239 passengers? Was this terrorism? Mechanical failure? Or something else entirely? The flight simply vanished sometime late Friday night or early Saturday morning during its route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Show More Summary
I think it’s really easy for anybody to say “we care about quality” or “quality is job #1?. In fact, I just wrote it twice…it’s very easy to do. But actually executing on quality is extremely difficult as quality takes time and care. And it’s hard to argue for something that takes time when all […] The post Jony Ive on quality appeared first on Bokardo.
With the 2014 NFL free-agency period set to begin in less than 12 hours, things are about to get crazy for the Green Bay Packers. What ultimately makes the start of free agency such an exciting time is the fact that anything can happen. Show More Summary
Social scientists have studied how we run our businesses and have uncovered a surprising fact: Employee incentives don’t work. Beth Kuhel of Personal Branding Blog investigates what does.
Bank of America’s credit card business is surging, eBay is growing, and U.S. Bancorp loves its shareholders.
The NYT ran a piece that implied that Japan's policy of deliberately trying to raise the rate of inflation is not working when in fact most of the evidence cited in the piece showed the opposite. For example, at one point it tells readers; "Rather...Show More Summary
The Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit, located in Albert Park in Australia's second city, has hosted the Formula One Australian Grand Prix since 1996. The Australian Grand Prix is usually the first race of the F1 season, and this year isShow More Summary
About a year ago a client brought an extremely elderly cat to my office. The old guy (he was 22 or 23) was suffering from a likely respiratory infection. He was also significantly underweight. Despite these facts, he was lively, hisShow More Summary
Enough is enough. The phoney debate over fracking (the hydraulic fracturing mining method to extract shale gas and oil) has gone on long enough. There is simply nothing to debate. The fracking technique has been around for over 60 years without causing any major environmental problems. Show More Summary
This episode of Did You Know Gaming covering various facts about the Nintendo 64 sure brings me back. Those terrible, amazing commercials are too much. From the failed Nintendo 64DD peripheral and its magneto-optical discs to the canceled...Show More Summary
The U.S. House of Representatives is serious about job creation. So serious, in fact, that they are willing to sacrifice a healthy environment just so corporations have the “potential” to create new jobs without having to worry about...Show More Summary
If people today know anything about the Roman Empire, it is that it fell. This is without a doubt the best-known 'fact' about Ancient Rome, just as Julius Caesar is the most famous Roman. Rome's fall is memorable because its empire lasted...Show More Summary
When Mindy Kaling isn’t answering a moronic reporter about the color of guy she wants, she is defending the fact that she’s an Indian woman with her own network television show. Via Flavorwire: But when the time came to field questions...Show More Summary
Sometimes reality is stranger than fiction: Moffitt and Turner met at Travinia restaurant in Biltmore Park about 3 p.m. on Feb. 24. King, who has touted the fact that he has friends on both sides of the political aisle, acted as a go-between and was also at the table. Show More Summary
When you stop to think about it, it’s hard to decide which is more astonishing; the fact that developer/publisher Square-Enix is hard at work on the 15th game in their long running JRPG franchise, or the fact that those 15 games are just the tip of the Final Fantasy iceberg. Show More Summary
So what do we have here? This appeared on the internet at some point during the weekend and there has been a lively debate about whether or not it is in fact a new (or previously unreleased) collaboration between Jay and Daft Punk since. It certainly sounds like it could be an actual Daft Punk [...]
Prior to the 2012 season, the Baltimore Orioles hadn't finished with a winning record in fifteen years. In fact, they'd only finished better than fourth place in the A.L. East once. Over the course of the last two years, everything has changed. Show More Summary
Post by Kiri Blakeley. Whether or not you believe that Bruce Jenner may or may not be on the road to gender reassignment surgery (a fancy way of saying he's becoming a woman) the fact is that his looks have changed a whole lot in the past year or so. Show More Summary
The fact that Anglophiles and really well-dressed types are the two groups of Americans most willing to talk with me about Max Beerbohm is a testament to the fact that, though “the incomparable Max” (as George Bernard Shaw famously called him) was an artist who wrote in our shared language, he was simply be too English for many Americans to get. Show More Summary
Rendering via Gizmodo Four months after a crop of renderings for Norman Foster's bonkers plans for Apple's HQ caused a tizzy in the architecture/tech spheres, the starchitect sat down with Architectural Record to discuss (among other things) how exactly his...