May 29, 2017, 02:55 PM History, Politics, Sports, Via Social Media
Sorry to hear of the passing of Frank Deford, the great Sport Illustrated writer. Colorful prose and wonderful stories that many of us grew up reading in SI.
Source: NPR Description:
Frank Deford died Sunday, just weeks after hanging up his cleats as commentator for NPR's Morning Edition.
May 29, 2017, 09:23 AM Education, History, Holidays, Via Social Media
"I hope you're having a meaningful day."
Source: Don't Say 'Thank You For Your Service' This Monday Description:
Memorial Day is specifically to honor those who died in military service. One vet says he'd prefer people say, "I hope you're having a meaningful day." The holiday's history dates to the Civil War.
May 22, 2017, 06:01 PM Culture, History, Music, Via Social Media
If you are a Beatles fan (who isn't?) this first take version will blow you away.
Source: The Beatles' First Take Of 'Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds' Description:
On the cusp of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band's 50th birthday, hear is the first take of The Beatles recording of a legendary song.
VIDEO May 09, 2017, 08:00 PM Computers, Technology, Via Social Media
Brilliant use-case. Think they are going to sell a lot of these.
Source: The Echo Show’s killer feature is next-level FaceTime Description:
Earlier today, Amazon made its long-rumored screen-based Echo device official. The Echo Show is basically a cuboid Echo with a touchscreen and camera attached to it.
Amazon unveiled the Echo Show, which adds a 7-inch touchscreen as well as the ability to make and receive video calls using a built-in camera. May 06, 2017, 08:54 AM Culture, Sociology, Via Social Media
One of my pet peeves. I ALWAYS return my shopping cart.
Source: Why Don't People Return Their Shopping Carts? Description:
Pulling up to a parking spot and finding a shopping cart there can be pretty frustrating. Why do people ignore the receptacle?