Unplugged Children →
This was deadly effective on me, and I’d be willing to bet that this will remain to be one of the more effective ways to discipline kids in the future.
The Atlantic Online | March 2010 | How a New... →
The Atlantic Online | March 2010 | How a New Jobless Era Will Transform America | Don Peck Source: www.theatlantic.com The Great Recession may be over, but this era of…
Economics Improve for First Commercial Cellulosic... →
Economics Improve for First Commercial Cellulosic Ethanol Plants - NYTimes.com Source: www.nytimes.com Many cellulosic fuel producers are working with enzymes to break…
USB power outlet, iPhone Universal Remote impress... →
This looks like it’s got promise. Especially if it finds it’s way into hotels. On the other hand, if we’re really moving towards wireless power supplies/charging, why should we switch to this? Lastly, the only major issue I have is that this assumes that USB is going to still be around for a long time for these to pay themselves off.
BBC News - Taliban top commander 'captured' →
BBC News - Taliban top commander ‘captured’ Source: news.bbc.co.uk Mullah Baradar - the Taliban’s overall number two - was captured in a secret US-Pakistani raid in…
Climategate U-turn: Astonishment as scientist at... →
Climategate U-turn: Astonishment as scientist at centre of global warming email row admits data not. Source: www.dailymail.co.uk Meanwhile colleagues say that the reason Professor…
Taekwondo monkeys attack trainer →
Taekwondo monkeys attack trainer Source: www.telegraph.co.uk A troop of performing monkeys instructed in the martial art of taekwondo has taken revenge on their trainer.
Heavy-Metal Music, Other Sounds Aimed at Beetle... →
Heavy-Metal Music, Other Sounds Aimed at Beetle Pests : Discovery News Source: news.discovery.com A novel approach to controlling tree-destroying beetles uses piped-in…
Coil in wall could wirelessly power multiple... →
Well, this could be very good news. But it also means staying in an EM field to charge, and that would include you.
Is an Adequacy Perfect Storm Brewing? →
Not tons to say here, but fixing how education is funded should be a higher priority.
Digital Domain - Buy Now, Pay Later (Maybe With... →
This… This is insane! Good business, but insane! I mean, look. We already have a credit crisis, and people are trying to train kids to ‘buy now, pay later’ even more? This is not good long term planning.
Mud Volcano Was Man-Made, New Evidence Confirms |... →
Mud Volcano Was Man-Made, New Evidence Confirms | Wired Science | Wired.com Source: www.wired.com A new analysis shows that a deadly mud volcano in Indonesia may not have been a…
Marco.org - Facebook Wants to Be Your One True... →
Marco.org - Facebook Wants to Be Your One True Login Source: www.marco.org Dear visitors from Google. This site is not Facebook. This is a website called ReadWriteWeb that reports on…
Center for College Affordability and Productivity:... →
Center for College Affordability and Productivity: Rent Seeking in Columbus Source: collegeaffordability… By Richard VedderAnother example of why universities perhaps…
After 100 Years, Are The Boy Scouts Still... →
After 100 Years, Are The Boy Scouts Still Relevant? | GeekDad | Wired.com Source: www.wired.com Today, February 8th, marks the centennial of Boy Scouts in America. Over…
Leader of nation's biggest campus wants to change... →
Leader of nation’s biggest campus wants to change rules that govern granting of tenure - latimes.com Source: www.latimes.com Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee answers…
In case you didn’t know, Amazon.com delisted all of the Macmillan titles starting Friday. The details are scattered across the internet in various authors’ blogs, mostly by Sci-Fi authors published by TOR. So here’s five links to various pieces. Don’t forget to check for more recent posts on the same topic. ...