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...

“Be a Man!” ~ What should that mean? ~ Joe Ehrmann TED talk

"Be a man!" ~ TED talk speaker Joe Ehrmann (really?) describes what it means to "be a man" in our culture and suggests how that definition should be changed. Then he proposes a vehicle for communicating that new meaning to young boys trying to sort out their identity...

Becker has ball girl play Agassi

Andre Agassi vs ball girl ~ Boris Becker, doing poorly in the match, gives his tennis racquet to a ball girl, encouraging her to play Andre Agassi--maybe she can do better than Becker can...and she does ūüôā http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=auRlLM6Zx84 via Andre Agassi vs...

Who knew “Professional Birth Photographer” was a thing?

I didn't know "Professional Birth Photographer" was a thing. But that didn't stop the International Association of Professional Birth Photographers (IAPBP) from presenting some incredible photos from their 2017 contest winners. The winning photographs highlight...

Anti-theft solution for laptop, phone & tablet ~ Open Source Prey Project

The Prey Project is an open source anti-theft application for laptops, phones, and tablet devices. When installed and activated, it will allow you take a picture with the devices camera, lock the device, etc. The worry I have is exactly that it provides an easy method...

Clever Tampax Ad ~ When Swimming with Sharks

I know, I should be ashamed. But I thought this was a clever ad...if in poor taste‚ÄĒNo pun intended!...I'm going to hell. Via Ads of the World

I’ll have what the gentleman on the floor is having

Home brewer's custom bottle label...Brilliant!! Via reddit - I'm bottling my barley wine next Saturday. This is the label I designed. : pics.

City of Berkeley to pull $300M out of Wells Fargo

City of Berkeley recently announced plans to remove all financial assets from the city's current banker, Wells Fargo--a withdrawal of approximately $300 million. Hoping to send a strong message to the Big Banks many feel are responsible for the housing crisis, one...

Gratitude can increase happiness by 25%

Happiness and Gratitude - I tend to agree with Nassim Taleb, that statistical evidence in the social sciences often amounts to little more than lies, but the concept seems worth some self-experimentation. Here's the method... One a week for 10 weeks, write down 5...

Warning! When you drink vodka over ice…

WARNING!! When you drink vodka over ice, it can give you kidney failure. When you drink rum over ice, it can give you liver failure. When you drink whiskey over ice, it can give you heart problem. When you drink gin over ice, it can give you brain failure. Apparently,...

Domesticated foxes ~ Are they like dogs?

I'd watched a documentary some years ago about a Russian scientist who, in 1959 or so, started trying to domesticate foxes in hopes of discovering how wolves were domesticated into dogs. Surprisingly, the answer to that question still remains a mystery. This video...

Old insults with class ~ by redditor Jesse_James

Found this thread of old insults while browsing reddit post What old insults need to make a comeback? My favorite contribution was a long list of insults from famous politicians, authors and the like curated by redditor Jesse_James.

“That’s not the way you should think about it”

I took my car into a Toyota dealership some weeks ago for a repair I thought Toyota should pay for. After stating I knew my car trouble was not the service rep's fault, I noted that I did think Toyota should be asked to pay for the service. How the service rep....

Elon Musk interviewed by Kara Swisher

Kara Swisher is a force of nature. Her interview with Elon Musk, another force of nature, yields some manageable storms. Kara's personality and interview style is to kibitz during the interview, and this has the wonderful effect of throwing subjects off-message....