5 leadership mistakes of Star Wars Galactic Empire

If the Galactic Empire had avoided these leadership mistakes, perhaps we wouldn't have had to endure the Star Wars prequels...Not sure that's logical, but here are five leadership mistakes identified by Forbes magazine that the Empire committed, and some suggestions...

Anne Hathaway’s support of LGBT ~ “I’m being a decent human being”

I love the sentiment Anne Hathaway expresses in this quote. Via I'm being a decent human being : atheism ~ reddit.com. Global Secular Humanist Movement's Facebook page "In my household, being gay was, and is, no big deal. When my brother came out, we hugged him, said...

Smith Rock snaps

We took a trip to Sisters and Bend, Oregon last summer, and passed by Smith Rock. Here are few snaps from the Smith Rock visit. I hadn't visited before and was struck by its beauty the contrast of the rocks created against the rest of the terrain. Wish we had time to...

Beer science ~ In song!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6dzUOYTQtQ Lyrics below... (A Biologist's) St. Patrick's Day Song - YouTube. Lyrics: In the year of our lord eighteen hundred and eleven On March the seventeenth day I will raise up a beer and I'll raise up a cheer For Saccharomyces...

London 2012 Paralympics – Very cool video ad

Very cool video ad for the 2012 London Paralympics. These are some tough athletes. Video: London 2012 Paralympics: Channel 4 launches Paralympic Games advert - Telegraph.

Dilbert ~ My Failure guaranteed ~ No stress to succeed!

Now that my failure is guaranteed, I no longer feel the stress of trying to succeed!   This Dilbert comic hits so close to home, but I'll soon be a Dilbert no more (or until my money runs out). I'm so excited! Comic for January 12, 2013 Sat, 12 Jan 2013 06:00:00...

Ann Street Soul Stirrers ~ Perform “Sunny” by Bobby Hebb

I really like this...The Ann Street Soul Stirrers live up to their name in this performance of the Bobby Hebb classic, "Sunny"...Enjoy! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_y4X-tz2qY No solo for the drummer...or bass? I guess they were the only instruments that played...

How to center an HTML table with CSS

Because I seem to forget the code to center a table in CSS for some reason... table { margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; } via Table centering using CSS or HTML: theodorakis.net.

“Federate Wiki” ~ Wiki creator Ward Cunningham’s next project

I love wikis and how they work, but most of all I love the philosophy behind wikis. Ward Cunningham, creator of the whole wiki concept and initial implementation, continues to refine what a wiki is and should do with his github project, Federated Wiki. The future for...

This is NOT a picture of a room

I believe it is a picture of the inside of a violin, bass, or similar string instrument. NO, this is NOT a room.... - Imgur

Dallas (Matherly) Fallert ~ Obituary

My Mother's best friend, Dallas (Matherly) Fallert, passed away. Dallas was a force of nature. With all her energy and enthusiasm, it's hard to imagine her gone. Together, she and my Mom got into a lot of mischief 😉 May she rest in peace...Below is her obituary from...

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...