Grammar Girl and Quick and Dirty Tips author Mignon Fogarty writes this list of top ten grammar myths, which has points that might fool even the most contentious of internet grammar hawks. But there's one thing we all know: irregardless is not a word. Show More Summary
"I am gratified that Saks reversed its decision to advocate against the rights of transgender employees under the Civil Rights Act. We look forward to the opportunity to demonstrate our case at trial." -- attorney Jillian Weiss ThisShow More Summary
Alex Tsakiris of Skeptiko interviews religious scholar […] The post 265. Dr. Gregory Shushan on Cross-Cultural Comparison of Near-Death Experiences appeared first on Skeptiko - Science at the Tipping Point.
by ANN DASCH At the December 10, 2014 meeting of the Washington State Transportation Commission, Chair Anne Haley questioned whether ferry fares might be in danger of rising above the tipping point, where a small increase in fares causes households to make major life changes to dramatically reduce their ferry expenditures. Show More Summary
We've gone from "elimination" of measles to a surge in cases -- can you please vaccinate your kids now?
Analysts expect Apple to announce the historic tipping point in its next quarterly earnings report
For both hikers as well as backpackers, hiking poles are an essential and important tool as it helps to dig into the uneven grounds with its sharp pointed metal tips and also gives more stability to the hiker on the trail. Hiking poles are also designed to bear the weight burden of the packing around a huge backpack. Show More Summary
New Comic: tipping point
To rise to the next level, a business must leverage the right tools to streamline and automate processes that drive sales and marketing performance. For businesses at the tipping point of growth, moving to a CRM solution can significantly boost marketing campaigns, accelerate sales opportunities and maximize customer engagement. Show More Summary
Are you feeling old this morning? Here, allow xkcd to make you feel old. Read more...
Joe Jervis (himself working from a Slate story) tips us to this, a mocking answer from a recent edition of the high-minded game show Jeopardy!: Jeopardy! Mocks Civil Unions [J.M.G.] The pointed tone is clear. And it's just an appetizer...
Traveling together can be a unique bonding experience, or it can be stressful and divisive. Somewhere along the way, we reached a tipping point. Now, the simple act of sitting together in a car, train, or airplane, embarking on a new...Show More Summary
Like objects in a passenger-side mirror, the tipping point for pricing carbon is a lot closer than it appears, and votes this week in the Senate moved it a bit closer. Let's indulge ourselves for a moment to connect some dots that have...Show More Summary
Spoiler alert -- this tip contains plot points from the book/movie 'Divergent,' although nothing that will spoil your fun as much as knowing there are already two sequels in the works! Yesterday, my wife and I were watching the movie Divergent, based on the bestselling novel by Veronica Roth which my daughters and I enjoyed tremendously. Show More Summary
A new paper that appeared last week in Science Magazine presumes that human development should be guided pn approaching tipping points, points of extreme change that threaten human survival
In a Fast Company series of successful authors' tips on writing better stories, Terence Winter (creator, writer, and executive producer of the series, Boardwalk Empire) makes a great point about choosing the most interesting part of a story to tell:...
If you've never played a Resident Evil game before, this week's re-release is an excellent entry point. That said, it's still a game with roots in 1996 game design. Excessive inventory management, unexplained mechanics, and a super weird save system are just the beginning. Read more...
Although Apple’s new iCloud Photo Library feature remains in beta at this point, iOS 8 still packs in a few nice little photo management features. One of the lesser-known of these is that you can now actually hide photos from showing up in your main timeline in the Photos app. Show More Summary
In 2013 I led research that critiqued the ‘Planetary Boundaries‘ concept. Worrying about global tipping points distracts from real planetary threats. Recently a paper appeared titled “Planetary boundaries: Guiding human development on a changing planet," which attempts to refine and clarify the concept. read more
Some top-quality matches were on show on Day 3 of AFCON 2015 on Monday, as Group C got underway with Senegal facing up to Ghana and the hotly tipped Algerians set to clash with South Africa. Senegal grabbed all three points very late...Show More Summary