"A robotic hand designed by scientists at the University of Tokyo, Japan, will beat a person at rock-paper-scissors every single time, says The Daily Telegraph. “Rather than any magic or mathematical algorithm, the robotic hand in fact cheats its way to victory by ‘seeing’ which of the three … [Read more...] about Robotic hand beats you at your own game, every time
If you've ever been an airplane you'll have, no doubt, sat through the requisite safety talk. The one you're supposed to pay attention to. After all, what could be more important than knowing how to get out of the plane in an emergency? Plenty. Folks ignore the safety talk plenty. Enter … [Read more...] about Airplane Safety Talk a la Dr. Seuss
Best responses (never mind the added bonus it's short & snappy) to the issue of so called 'reverse discrimination.' From Someecards. … [Read more...] about Breaking News: You're not being oppressed when another group gains rights you've always had
This from 9gag.com, is a great example of perspective. What you look for is what you see. ~~TGIF- each Friday I rejig & re-post a blog entry from my www.life-lenses.com blog, which is about enhancing our perspective & worldview.~~ … [Read more...] about Is the glass half full or empty? Or all full (a la 9gag.com)
What does a bun in the oven mean to you? As someone who graduated, got engaged, got married, got pregnant & gave birth without the power of the internet behind me, I find it fascinating how people are using technology to share, teach, delight, surprise & confound... For those of us in … [Read more...] about A new twist on having a 'bun in the oven'
Even when the path is clear an angry cat can hang you up. Even when you've got it all together sharp claws can tear you apart. Even when the goal is in sight & within reach it can seem far away. Even when you're doing the right thing, frustration & hurdles can prevail. But. With a sense … [Read more...] about Sometimes it's just plain difficult (tho not impossible) to get stuff done (thanks to angry cats)
Perspective is an elusive thing. What's clear to you, may be fuzzy to me. What's obvious to me may be a huge mud puddle to you. Rarely are things so clear as this pie chart. The view from a Mountain Life Lens™ perspective can be vague, cloudy & confusing for a Carrot Life Lens™. And … [Read more...] about Rarely are things so clear cut (or funny) as this pie chart
Expect the unexpected. African style. I'm working on an upcoming e-newsletter - about a Canadian (that'd be me) living abroad. This video captures what it's like on more adventurous days. … [Read more...] about Expect the unexpected. African style.
The following post is from Mashable & goes to show how uh, dumbass some folks can be on social media, but also how the appropriate response can use humour & panache to get the point across. Point taken? This should go without saying, but we'll say it anyway: Don't ask for a drug dealer to … [Read more...] about How to get fired using Twitter