Archive for November, 2010

Comic: Men’s Room Zones

When is it acceptable to open your fly or start unfastening your pants in the men’s room?

Intelligence And Staying Up Late

London School of Economics and Political Science research as summarized by the Winnipeg Free Press: People with higher IQs are more apt to be nocturnal night-owls. Those with lower IQs tend to restrict their activities primarily to daytime. Of course it’s important to note correlation does not imply causation. That said, lots of genius work […]

Changing Education Paradigms

Another great RSA talk by Sir Ken Robinson animated, it’s well worth the 11 minutes to watch. It’s hardly a secret how poor the education system really is and how many it fails. I should note the intro video on his website has perhaps one of the greatest quotes I’ve heard in a while: “If […]

Microsoft’s “Really” Ad

I really like this ad. Over the past 3 years or so this is what America has become. Truthfully, I try not to use my phone when walking, talking, using the bathroom, at the table or other situations where it just seems grossly inappropriate. I think I’m one of the last holdouts. Given my inclination […]

Hi My Name Is Joe And I Work In An Apple Factory

It’s a pretty interesting video. I should note it’s 80’s in every way, shape and form. This almost feels like a tour given to Mister Rogers via “Picture Picture“. I acknowledge this blog post has way too many childish elements.

The Myths Of Halloween Safety

An interesting piece on Halloween paranoia in the WSJ notes: …that there has never been a single case of any child being killed by a stranger’s Halloween candy. (Oh, yes, he concedes, there was once a Texas boy poisoned by a Pixie Stix. But his dad did it for the insurance money. He was executed.) […]