History venerates the builders of great bridges, dams, and towers. But rare are commemorative plaques for the un-builders--those charged with the equally heroic task of dismantling those grand structures, once they become dowdy, obsolete, or downright dangerous.
Deconstruction Zone -- Building Bridges and Supercomputers Is Tough, but Demolishing Them Is Just as Hard.Submitted by ant on Sat, 01/04/2014 - 4:17pm. Art/Design | History | Nature | Personal | Reading Materials | Sight Seeings | Technology | Transportation/Travel | Work
TV.com shared its interactive television/TV premiere dates of 2014's midseason schedule.
Boing Boing shared a CBS News article saying "'Enough' with the multivitamins already. That's the message from doctors behind three/3 new studies and an editorial that tackled an oft-debated question in medicine: Do daily multivitamins make you healthier? After reviewing the available evidence and conducting new trials, the authors have come to a conclusion of 'no.'..."
Buzz Hoot Roar answered "Why Some Ants Dress in Drag" question -- Some males of the ant species Cardiocondyla obscurior show how it is done.
This ReverendFun comic strip shows that Christmas still came early before God's son was even born.
This 27 pages NetworkWorld slide show (one ugly Deslide web page with thumbnails) shows that "Some logos are much more than meets the eye. A company's logo serves many important functions. Over time, a well-designed logo creates familiarity, brand trust, loyalty, and can even become become an signifier of quality...
3 Sight Seeings From Mousey's User Error: JFK's assassination, 3 robots in a bar, & Sesame St.s (parodie/spoof)s.Submitted by ant on Mon, 11/18/2013 - 8:50pm. Art/Design | Funny Videos/Animations | History | Personal | Reading Materials | Religion/Culture | Sight Seeings | Television (TV) Show/Movie
Here is what was seen earlier today during an almost all day network outage due to an user by Mousey:
Boing Boing shared an over one minute YouTube video showing "Urinal Dynamics: a tactical summary -- We illustrate the importance of good technique when using a urinal and offer some advice. Through high-speed video footage of a simulated male urine stream we show that reduced splash can be achieved by aiming at a vertical surface, moving closer to the urinal and by decreasing the impact angle."
"... The amount of such violence seen in modern movies rated PG-13 even exceeded that in films rated R for adults in 2012..."Submitted by ant on Tue, 11/12/2013 - 5:20am. Art/Design | Communication | Health | History | Personal | Reading Materials | Religion/Culture | Sight Seeings | Television (TV) Show/Movie
France 24 reported "Gun violence is on the rise in U.S. (United States) movies and has more than tripled since (19)85 in those rated as acceptable for teen(ager)s 13 and older, according to a study out Monday.
The amount of such violence seen in modern movies rated PG-13 even exceeded that in films rated R for adults in 2012
NewsDaily answered the questions and provides details to "Hurricane? Cyclone? Typhoon? Here's the difference -- How a hurricane differs from a typhoon or cyclone:
Reddit shared a few interesting and addicting links about names, for people born in United States of America (USA), like: