Cool Solar Powered Lantern

Here’s a cool little LED lantern that charges with sunlight. Inflates to form a small cylindrical lantern and can be reduced to a small disc for storage. Really neat idea! From the website: Fully waterproof and shatterproof, with a built-in rechargeable battery, all-in-one Luci lanterns hold a charge for up …

Candy Crush Diary Des[s]ert

Okay, so I have not fulfilled my objective to post an ongoing series; in fact, I’ve failed miserably. I pretty much abandoned the original Candy Crush Saga and focus completely on Soda Saga. Currently I’m on level 390, a good number of the levels are difficult and I spend many …

The Origin of the Luddites

Planet Money has an interesting history lesson on the Luddites. It appears we are doomed to repeat this history and if CGP Grey is correct, we have a lot to worry about. His Humans Need Not Apply video is below also. http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2015/05/06/404701816/episode-621-when-luddites-attack image: morguefile.com

How Good Are TV Doctors?

You may be surprised that fictional hospitals on TV do not have a very good track record compared to real life. According to research by Amir Hetsroni, an Israeli professor of communications, your chances of survival are pretty slim if you are a patient on a medical drama. From Freakanomics …

Candy Crush Soda Saga Diary

My game of choice (at the moment) is Candy Crush. It’s simple and entertaining; a good puzzle game. I understand that the object of the game is to frustrate you to the point that you will open up your pocket book and buy your way through a particular level. Well, …