It’s a painful thing to applaud a post that elucidates the importance of self, of individuality and stern creativity; a post that castigates and re-examines the hollow felt tip of ego, greed, and materialism, only to scroll down further and find a half naked woman, spread eagle, sporting Ralph Lauren panties on your dashboard.
…We can tell our children that school is important until we’re blue in the face,...– Why I’m raising my son to be a nerd - CNN.com (via lavvocato) At my high school, the year-end academic awards ceremony happened at night and was optional, but the sports awards were an event that took place during the school day, in the auditorium, with everyone required to attend. My freshman...
What is the True Cost of Gasoline? →
What is the real cost of any commodity? It’s never accurate. Most times costs only include payment for the human aspects of products and services. We pay nowhere close to the real cost of…
Had to crack my Photoshop skills out just to make a basic background with a layer. Dang, I’m rusty.
To Catch a Predator host who traps sex perverts in... →
joshsternberg: Hansen, who has two young sons, was caught in an undercover sting operation arranged by the National Enquirer. What a great sentence.
The land of unlimited inequality →
The United States is well on its way to becoming the most unequal society on the planet. An extensive economic analysis of the growing gap between the wealthy and everyone else, summarized in last Sunday’s Washington Post, provides striking evidence of this trend. The study, titled, “Jobs and Income Growth of Top Earners and the Causes of Changing Income Inequality: Evidence from U.S. Tax...
Maybe it happens as we get older. Maybe we start to realize how much our early...– Donald Miller (via azspot)
Are higher education skeptics elitist? →
With only about half of college graduates working jobs that require a degree, Americans should question the value of a college degree
Comment Policy - WARNING: Polite comments will be responded to politely;...– Anonymous
On His Plane Ride to Boston, Whitey Bulger Sang... →
Young Bulger. Accused crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger sat with federal agents on Monday, during the plane ride from Santa Monica, where he was arrested after sixteen years on the lam, and…
Technology Abolitionist →
Technology = Advancement Technology = Environmental Impact Technology = Dependency Technology = Beguiles Technology = Sacrifices Technology = Innovation Technology = Elitist Technology = Policy…
Bill Gates Urges Young Scientists to Consider the... →
LINDAU, Germany—Microsoft founder Bill Gates thrilled a crowd of 566 young researchers from 77 countries gathered here June 26 for opening ceremony of the 61st Meeting of Nobel Laureates, and he…
There exists an environment where, between the span of a parsec and an hour, I read a multitude of updated or “Tweeted” opinions. Now, many of these opinions are relevant, however innocuous, but more…
Downgrading Skype and Silver Lake to 'Evil' →
For a while, all those stories that Skype investors in general, and Silver Lake in particular, were firing senior executives just before the company is sold to Microsoft so that they don??t get their…
Red Dead Redemption →
Anyone who has played a game console; anyone who has watched a Youtube walkthrough or paged through any gaming magazine in the latter part of 2010, is familiar with Red Dead Redemption. Rockstar San…
Marketing Through Social Media: Risk Vs. Reward →
Social media has disrupted the way marketing has operated for decades. It’s an exciting development, but it presents philosophical dilemmas for many companies. In the span of just a few years,…