Heather says: Lately I’ve been wanting to talk more about managing technology in the home, but life just hasn’t been cooperating. I don’t mean just a we’re really busy with life kind of busy. No, I mean life hasn’t been cooperating to the point that my friends find the frustration highly amusing. I take […]
Our nation, formed in such idealism in 1776, today is under assault. Some people might think that word “assault” is just a metaphor. Our values under “assault.” Our religious rights of conscience being “attacked.” All that is true, of course. But I’m talking about real, literal assault. Unborn babies in today’s America are literally – […]
How Google's artificially intelligent chatbot is learning to be a better conversationalist via movie subtitles and IT helpdesk transcripts.
The upcoming 4th of July holiday conjures up images of freedom. What does freedom mean to you? If you could dream up what freedom really looks like in your ideal life, which definition rings most true to you? Freedom from negative thoughts, a break from illness, a […]
image credit Though his name has come to mean monarch or ruler, Julius Caesar was never an Emperor of Rome. However, first as Consul then as Dictator for life, he paved the way for the end of the Republic and the dawn of the Empire. A victorious general, popular political leader and prolific author, his memoirs are a vital historical source for the era. The Presurfer
“In a certain state it is indecent to go on living. To vegetate on in cowardly dependence on physicians and medicaments after the meaning of life, the right to life, has been lost ought to entail the profound contempt of society.” Friedrich Nietzsche 1860. Not much fun that boy Nietzsche. Certainly not much fun if more...
Since Best Coast’s formation in 2009, Bethany Cosentino has come a long way: The Cali surf-rock singer went from writing about her cat and smoking weed to lyricizing about the meaning of life. Yup, the big stuff. The 28-year-old singer—who...Show More Summary
The author of a new study of evolutionary convergence argues that the development of life on Earth is predictable, meaning that similar organisms should therefore have appeared on other, Earth-like planets by now. So why do we appear to be all alone in the universe?
Wanna get a glimpse of Teresa Giudice‘s life on the inside – I mean, before her tell-all is released? The incarcerated Real Housewives Of New Jersey star just released excerpts from her prison diary. And oh, let me tell you they areShow More Summary
Although playing a straight character, his personal life didn’t alter the success of the show or deter his fan base—if anything, it enhanced it.
All photos by Jill Tate There's always been a current of interest in what happens to Olympic buildings once the Games have packed it in. By and large, the end of the Games means the structures are reused for...
Being able to love the one you love is great and here at Japanator, we support that. I mean, if you want to spend the rest of your life with someone you love, you should have that choice to do it. So this week's OP Up! is all about the...Show More Summary
"Having a purpose is the difference between making a living and making a life." --Tom Thiss
When I tell you that my parents love me, I mean it's the kind of love that is impossible to quantify or measure in any sort of tangible way. My entire life, I have known this love. "We chose you, and we love you so much." I have heard these words since I knew what they were. Show More Summary
Life is getting more and not less complicated and for one good reason: there are way too many choices in our everyday entertainment lives. I mean everyday I feel like octamom Nadya Suleman trying to remember the names of even one ofShow More Summary
The insurance industry. I mean, need I say more? It’s like a punchline to an almost endless cavalcade of jokes about boring and tedious industry, standard protocol, and paperwork. However, one man -- Kuang Chen -- is hoping to bring a little Silicon Valley disruption to the world’s dullest industry.
Looking for work in order to be paid: in civilized countries today almost all men are at one in doing that. For all of them work is a means and not an end in itself. Hence they are not very refined in their choice of work, if only it pays well. Show More Summary
If you have a job, odds are society benefits from your work, and theoretically, the compensation you receive is how the marketplace values your contribution. All other things being equal, the better you... read more The post What’s the Meaning of Life if Society Doesn’t Need You Any Longer? appeared first on Singularity HUB.
One of the biggest hurdles smartwatches have to overcome is battery life. The size of a smartwatch is limited to being small enough to comfortably sit on a wrist all day, meaning the […]
About one-third of our life is spent sleeping. Basically, this means we spend one-third of our lives in bed. The thought of that makes me feel utterly lazy. Anyway, that being said, bedding takes a toll. When is the last time you washed your sheets? Comforter? Pillows? If you can’t remember then we have some […]