Saturday, Dec 23 2017 12:21 PM
News, Photos, Society, Via Social Media
Source: The Year in Pictures 2017 Description:
Photographs hold the power to clarify in tumultuous times.
Thursday, Dec 21 2017 06:40 PM
Culture, Music, Via Social Media, Video
Very cool story and interesting creative process
Source: ‘Shape of You’ Was 2017’s Biggest Track. Here’s How Ed Sheeran Made It. Description:
Breaking down the biggest track of 2017 with Ed Sheeran, Johnny McDaid and Steve Mac.
Considering doing this.
Source: How to quit Facebook Description:
It’s not as impossible as you might think.
Thursday, Dec 14 2017 05:57 PM
Humor, Technology, Via Social Media, Video
This is the version you want for Christmas. :-)
Source: Amazon Echo - SNL Description:
The Amazon Echo Silver is specifically designed for the greatest generation.
Monday, Nov 27 2017 09:40 PM
Culture, Fashion, Health, Via Social Media
Interesting article on the popularity of Zumba
Source: Zumba Description:
Tuesday, Nov 7 2017 10:58 AM
News, Politics, Society, Via Social Media
It’s all the stupid guns. Get rid of them and there won’t be any more mass shootings.
Source: What Explains U.S. Mass Shootings? International Comparisons Suggest an Answer Description:
Americans advance a lot of theories for why they have so many more gun deaths than other countries do. The answer is lying in plain sight.
We don't need any more studies or reports. The evidence is overwhelming. What we need is strategy and action from our tone-deaf leaders.
Source: U.S. Report Says Humans Cause Climate Change, Contradicting Top Trump Officials Description:
A report from 13 federal agencies says humans are the main cause of global warming, a position at odds with some in the Trump administration.
Tuesday, Oct 31 2017 04:02 PM
Holidays, Humor, Nature, Via Social Media
The story behind Halloween’s ultimate spooky symbol
: The number of species of bats
: The number of species of bats that drink blood
%: The percentage of bat species listed as endangered
: The number of species listed as critically endangered
: The maximum speed, in miles per hour, that bats can reach
million: The number of bats in the largest bat colony in the world, found in Texas
Source: No bats, no margaritas: the story behind Halloween’s ultimate spooky symbols Description:
Bats aren't so scary--just misunderstood.
Sunday, Oct 29 2017 12:44 PM
Education, News, Politics, Via Social Media
Fascinating views and good reading.
Source: How to fix American democracy: 38 ideas that get beyond our day-to-day political upheaval Description:
As we approach the one-year anniversary of the election, writers and artists propose solutions that could repair the underlying problems bedeviling our system.
Too many factors to weigh to answer that question. Where do you live? What's the cost of living in your local county? What do you pay in state, sales, property and other taxes? How large is your family? What is the job and business climate? How are the schools?
Source: Analysis | Is $100,000 middle class in America? Description:
The majority of Americans — 62 percent — identify as middle class, but there's a lot of debate about what, exactly, that means.