Net Neutrality →
azspot: The Internet as we know it is facing a serious threat. There’s a debate heating up in Washington, DC on something called “net neutrality” – and it’s a debate that’s so important Google is asking you to get involved. We’re asking you to take action to protect Internet freedom. In the next few days, the House of Representatives is going to vote on a bill that would fundamentally alter...
I…try everyday to make the best of every opportunity I get, I try to overpower (you) the brain and to think with the heart for god knows how long its been since I’ve given the heart what it wants. I try to make risks, I try to convince myself not everyone is the same but the brain is too clever, it is no fool. I try to look at the past as a lesson well learned, I try but there’s...
India has more cell phones than toilets. →
jayparkinsonmd: India has 545 million working cell phones thanks to its booming emerging economy, a number expected to reach 1 billion by 2015, the UN University said Wednesday. That number exceeds the number of people who have access to toilet or sanitation facilities - only about 366 million, or 31 percent of the 1-billion strong population. Cell phones are a “growth industry.” Basic...
Iceland Cleanest Country in the World - Forbes... →
hman: “Europeans getting a shower of ash might disagree, but researchers rate Iceland tops in environmental performance. Iceland is the cleanest country in the world. This may be hard to believe right now, what with the clouds of volcanic ash grounding flights across northern Europe, but according to researchers at Yale and Columbia universities, the Nordic island ranks first out of 163...
Happy endings for writers who create in coffee... →
Woman 'gets Chinese accent after bad migraine' -... →
veryoddthings: LONDON (AFP) – A Plymouth woman has suddenly started speaking with a Chinese accent after suffering a severe migraine, she said in comments quoted by local media Tuesday… lol this is strange!
unknownskywalker: VISTA Captures Celestial Cat’s Hidden Secrets The Cat’s Paw Nebula (or NGC 6334), located in the heart of the Milky Way, 5500 light-years from Earth in the constellation Scorpius, is a huge stellar nursery stretching across 50 light-years. It’s the birthplace of hundreds of massive stars, some nearly ten times the mass of the Sun. In visible light, gas and dust are illuminated...
Detroit – The Incredible Shrinking City →
Artists Begin Registration to Compete for World's... →
hydeordie: The radically open experiment that drew 1,262 artists from around the world, 200,000 visitors treasure hunting for art and gave away the world’s largest art prize, invites artists to register for ArtPrize 2010. The prizes include: first place, $250,000; second place, $100,000; third place, $50,000; and, fourth through 10th places, $7,000 each. The prize is decided by public vote....
A Home Library’s Educational Edge →
After examining statistics from 27 nations, a group of researchers found the presence of book-lined shelves in the home — and the intellectual environment those volumes reflect — gives children an enormous advantage in school. “Home library size has a very substantial effect on educational attainment, even adjusting for parents’ education, father’s occupational status and other family background...
11 Brilliant Arrested Development Shout Outs To... →
Moron tries to win woman's love with... a taser →
Apple cultists are hitting up the headlines →
This is some crazy stuff, not only did they want his iPad but also his pinky.
Yes! Now I have something to blame...Thanks mom,... →
iPhone 4G leaked, this is to all the apple... →
Richard Dorment applied for 300+ jobs over several... →
nerdgasms: Job market math! This is a depressing concept, but an entertaining read (if you can get past it being in Esquire).
What is the memory capacity of the human brain? Is... →
A lot of people tend to ask me this question, why? I have no idea the other question I get asked often is “How many megapixels are our eyes?”…
Don't eat you're toys, you might get raped. →
Seven Things Conan Can Do on Cable That He... →
(via New York Mag)
“Am I a man dreaming I’m a butterfly, or a butterfly dreaming I’m a man?”
This little clip has changed my life and it might... →
Water can be dangerous under the wrong hands.
The amount of post processing that went into this…is just mind baffling where do you find the time to edit each and every frame? I would shoot myself in the foot. The end result is amazing I must say.
Ego sum dominus fati mei, dux animae meae.
How to make animal noises in different languages. →
sixstepfailure: Very useful when traveling abroad.