Is Google jumping the shark?


This pisses Ralphie off big style! From http://sethgodin.typepad.com: Ron Howard explained that while they were shooting the notorious episode where Fonzie jumped the shark, he knew the show had turned a corner. In the case of Happy Days, the corner was the chasing of ratings at the cost of integrity. In the case of corporations, […]

Billboard in Peru Produces Water out of Thin Air.


From BigThink.com: What would a great ad for a university of technology be? An ad, that itself, solves a problem through technology. This is exactly what the University of Engineering and Technology of Peru and their ad agency Mayo DraftFCB have done – the first billboard in the world to make drinking water out of thin air and alleviate […]

Ladies, It’s That Time Again!


From BrainPickings.org: How Attractive Are You To The Opposite Sex? Esquire’s 1949 Questionnaire – by Maria Popova “Almost any man can stand almost any amount of flattery.” “How many comfortable chairs are there in your living room? At least two, I hope. No man can fall in love unless he has a chance to relax […]

Climate Change Is Hogswash! 3


From Earthsky.org: May our Indian brothers and sisters reach safe haven! Super Cyclonic Storm Phailin poised to strike India! October 11, 2013, 1900 UTC (2 p.m. CDT). Cyclone Phailin is a major hurricane (specified as a Super Cyclonic Storm) with wind speeds at 160 miles per hour, making it a Category 5 storm on the […]