“View from my hotel room in Switzerland” ~ I want!!!

View from my hotel room in Switzerland - Imgur.

New “Three R’s” of education ~ Results, resilience, relationships ~ Roy Leighton at TEDx

I found this TEDx talk by Roy Leighton a bit chaotic and incomplete, but it contained some excellent points to ponder...and act upon.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mr-aG2bvAcg TEDxTartu - Roy Leighton - The Butterfly Model: Value -- Create -- Educate - YouTube. Roy...

Why is the “pisello” on Michelangelo’s David so…small?

When you visit Florence and view Michelangelo's sculpture of David, you might notice that his "pisello" is a little...bit. Legend declares that Michelangelo intended for his marble sculpture of David to representation the perfect male form. If so, why did...

Breaking News ~ Some bullshit happening somewhere ~ The Onion

This video from The Onion totally nails how the media has "devolved" with the demands of the 24-hour news cycle. NSFW due to language--mostly the F-bomb...and of course "bullshit." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9U4Ha9HQvMo

VIZIO LCD HDTV ~ “No signal” then shuts off ~ SOLUTION!

When I turned "ON" our VIZIO LCD HDTV, the screen turned blue, displayed the text "No signal," then shut off. No matter what buttons I pressed on the remote or the VIZIO HDTV itself, when I turned on the TV it automatically shut off. F*CK![the_ad id="12678"] The...

Cook an egg using a pepper slice ~ Very clever!

Very clever way to cook an egg, using a slice of pepper as a container for the egg while cooking. Would work great for an egg sandwich on English muffin. A brilliant way to make breakfast! ~ reddit.com.

ENO Guardian Bug Net review, setup, and tear-down

ENO Hammock & Bug Net ~ Just bought an Eagles Nest Outfitters (ENO) Guardian Bug Net and ENO DoubleNest Hammock. This was my first time setting up a hammock, and it was super easy using, mostly because I also bought the ENO Atlas Hammock Straps. The ENO Atlas...

World War II: Color Photos From Nazi-Occupied Poland, 1939 – 1940 | Time.com

Haunting color photographs made by Adolf Hitler's personal photographer, Hugo Jaeger, in the ghettos of Warsaw and the smaller Polish city of Kutno in Nazi-occupied Poland in 1939 and 1940. Source: World War II: Color Photos From Nazi-Occupied Poland, 1939 - 1940 |...

Getting information off the Internet is like…Poster by Will Lion

Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant. ~ Mitchell Kapor

Bryan Cranston to Portray LBJ

Wow! This is news. Bryan Cranston to portray LBJ in HBO adaptation of stage play All the Way.

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Rudeness is the weak man’s imitation of strength.

— Eric Hoffer


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.

Florence Pugh Eats 11 English Dishes

Florence Pugh's modern, almost boyish mannerisms create a fun contrast to her Victorian (?) attire in this video where she eats  "a bunch of British food." Done for Vogue, this nicely produced video of a very witty Florence Pugh (pronounced "pew") was surprisingly...