Here are links I found interesting on December 4, 2013:
Here are links I found interesting on November 22, 2013:
- When Water Flows Uphill – Very cool video illustrating the Leidenfrost Effect, which is actually a lot more interesting than it sounds.
- Garlic Soup With Spinach – Hot soup for a cold winter day.
- 101 Simple Appetizers in 20 Minutes or Less – Tis the season for entertaining. Found a link to this old article while cleaning out my incredibly full email inbox.
Here are links I found interesting on November 19, 2013:
- Deepak Chopra Responds to Pseudoscience Allegations – Just say no to pseudoscience.
- Christmas History – I know this is a little early (despite what the stores will have you think) but it's certainly interesting.
- Graphicly | Redefining automated ebook publishing – These folks have been around for a while. Wondering if anyone I know has tried this?
- EMDR Treatment: Still Less Than Meets the Eye? – Objective reviews show that EMDR hasn't proved to be any more effective than other "exposure treatments" that don't include eye movements, taps, or handheld devices that vibrate.
- EMDR: Taking a Closer Look – Beware of "cures" for psychological problems that promising fast results.
- Where to Get Mental Help – For a good friend of mine.
- Website speed test – Use this site to measure the speed of a Website, check DNS configuration, and get ping/traceroute information.
Here are links I found interesting on October 29, 2013:
- Suzanne Somers, Jenny McCarthy and America’s love of celebrity pseudoscience – Why do we listen to these people? (Actually, the "we" doesn't include me; I think they're all nuts.)
- Apple Store Glass Staircases – I found this mildly interesting, mostly because I was at Apple's Fifth Avenue store yesterday.
- A crisis in the world of honey bees – Although this is not a very well-written article, it does provide facts about the bee situation.
- 10 Ways to Avoid Burnout at Work – These are pretty much no-brainers, but good to remember.
- Who Really Owns Your Photos in Social Media? (Updated 2013 Edition) – The rights you retain to your shared photos varies based on where you share them, as this article explains.
- $10 Smartphone to digital microscope conversion! – This looks like a really neat project.
Here are links I found interesting on May 5, 2013:
- Chasing Ice – "Chasing Ice is the story of one man’s mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of climate change. Using time-lapse cameras, his videos compress years into seconds and capture ancient mountains of ice in motion as they disappear at a breathtaking rate." I saw this film on Saturday night at a film festival. Amazing photography. Highly recommended.
- How Different Cultures Handle Personal Space – "Our perspectives on personal space — the distance we keep between the person in front of us at an ATM, the way we subdivide the area of an elevator — are often heavily influenced by the norms of the places we inhabit."