Wealth inequality in America ~ Disturbing graphic

Wealth inequality in America ~ Very interesting video on the how perception of America's distribution of wealth differs hugely from the reality. Exceedingly well done animated graphics tell a disturbing story of where wealth resides in America, and, as important,...

Beautiful landscape image by Carlos Lazarini

Discovered this beautiful image on ALK3R's Wordpress photo blog. The photo is by Carlos Lazarini, a Sao Paulo photographer with a great eye. Sounds like he's self-taught and focuses on scenery. This shot just draws me in so strongly. Something about the composition,...

Ron Paul ~ “If you refuse, I’ll haunt your prostate”

More bad lip reading--this time with Ron Paul. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igQlbesF0zA Gotta say, the best one so far was Rick Santorum's “I’m crazy and I’m right".

Peter Weyland ~ TED Talk 2023

Prometheus is Ridley Scott's new film due out the summer of 2012. Rumors abound that it's an extension of the Blader Runner or Alien franchises, but apparently Ridley Scott himself set those rumors straight. The only connection to those two films and Prometheus is the...

Vet Ranch theme favorite – Rosa Dear ~ by Ruth

Rosa Dear by Ruth ~ I heard this song while watching videos from the wonderful YouTube channel "Vet Ranch." They use it during closing credit, and I love it. Official music video for "Rosa Dear," off Ruth's record "Voilà." As heard on the YouTube channel Vet Ranch....
Photo by Tambako The Jaguar ~ flickr.com/photos/tambako/3149860119

Glass half full or half empty? ~ BEST response ever!

Best response to the glass half full, glass half empty debate... Dear Optimist, Pessimist, and Realist, While you guys were busy arguing about the glass of water, I drank it! Sincerely, The Opportunist And someone else chimes in with even better reply... Dear...

Home remedies ~ Some odd, some sensible

Home Remedies ~ These were some interesting home remedies suggested by redditors. Not sure I'd risk trying some of them, though. Sore throats Gargle with salt water. Gargle with apple cider vinegar. Pickle juice  ~ ibbity Upset stomach Mix teaspoon of baking soda in...

42 Saint Bernards…and one small child

42 Saint Bernards in one forested place in Lasqueti Island Canada. Amazing. The sound of all those beasts panting is fantastic, and the kid is fearless. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgIz1Add98s

Faith is often about geography

If you were born in Israel, you'd probably be Jewish. If you were born in Saudi Arabia, you'd probably be Muslim. If you were born in India, you'd probably be Hindu. But because you were born in North American, you're Christian... Your faith is not inspired by some...

Hey Baby! Let’s go Dutch! ~ Dutch Baby pancake recipe

The Original Pancake House restaurants offer something on their menu called a "Dutch Baby." Sometimes called a German pancake at other establishments, the Original Pancake House's Dutch Baby has become a favorite breakfast meal for my wife and I. After consuming...

Long Way Round – Stereophonics

Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman used the Stereophonics song Long Way Round (and variations) for their Long Way travel series. Warning: It's an earworm. Long way Round ~ Stereophonics Remember me my love, I'm the one you're dreaming of Going for a ride, I'll keep you...

OneRepublic – Counting Stars – Video/Lyrics

Where have I been?! Totally missed this brilliant OneRepublic tune. Counting Stars - OneRepublic Lately, I've been, I've been losing sleep Dreaming about the things that we could be But, baby, I've been, I've been praying hard Said, no more counting dollars, we'll be...

BALLiSTIC – Sci-Fi | Action short film by Film Riot

BALLiSTIC is a science fiction/action short film written & directed by Ryan Connolly. Set in the near future, BALLiSTIC drops viewers into a violent episode involving a young woman (played by Hannah Ward) being pursued by a "bunch of armed bad guys." Typical...

Oats Studios – Volume 1 – Rakka

Volume 1 of Rakka begins a thrilling, visceral story I dearly hope gets completed. Coming out of Oats Studios, directed by Neill Blomkamp and starring Sigourney Weaver, this short film hooked me quick and never let go. Great ride.