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Top Ten Grammar Myths

2 days agoOdd : Neatorama

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

The Politico-Legal Transgender Tipping Point

"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

265. Dr. Gregory Shushan on Cross-Cultural Comparison of Near-Death Experiences

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.

WSF Reaches the Fare 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

The Disneyland outbreak is the anti-vax tipping point

We've gone from "elimination" of measles to a surge in cases -- can you please vaccinate your kids now?

Apple Reportedly Selling More iPhones in China Than in U.S.

Analysts expect Apple to announce the historic tipping point in its next quarterly earnings report

9 Steps to Adjust Your Hiking Poles

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

6 Ways CRM Powers Your Sales Pipeline

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

The 'Star Wars Tipping Point' Is At Hand

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Are you feeling old this morning? Here, allow xkcd to make you feel old. Read more...

Derisively remembering when full equality was in 'Jeopardy!'

last weekLGBT / Gay : Good As You

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 As A Couple? Here’s 7 Tips That Might Just Save Your Trip (And Your Relationship)!

last weekOdd : Thought Catalog

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

Tipping Point for Carbon Pricing Just Got Closer

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

An Optimal Trait For Creativity And Success

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

Tipping Points and Prophets of Doom

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

Are you telling the best part of the story in your novel or script?

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:...

Tips For Playing Resident Evil

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...

Tip of the Day: Hiding Photos in the iOS 8 Photo Library

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

The Limits of Planetary Boundaries 2.0

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

Africa Cup of Nations 2015: Day 3 AFCON Scores, Results, Standings and Schedule

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

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