Writing the Great American Novel and need a character name? Help is here. Generate one by nationality, mythological or not, ancient or not, and more.
If you're buying a house, you may well want to watch out for this.
"What’s the difference between these two insects? And what triggers a swarm?"
Answers here. (3 minute video.)
I have not done this and I have no plans to ever to do it. But if you're thinking about it . . .
For those who want some ruin porn.
"Who's a clever girl! Whisky the six-year-old border collie learns the names of 90 different toys on her own and can fetch them on request"
One more data point in support of the proposition that if you want to get a smart dog, a border collie is the way to go.
Not surprising: when you mess with important hormones, important effects result.
A really excellent collection. Samples:
Adams’s Law: “A common mistake people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.”
Sowell’s Law: In human problems, there are no solutions, only trade-offs.
- Everyone is conservative about what he knows best.
- Any organization not explicitly and constitutionally right-wing will sooner or later become left-wing.
- The behavior of any bureaucratic organization can best be understood by assuming that it is controlled by a secret cabal of its enemies.
Interesting picture. (I'm assuming it is not a fake.)
UPDATE: Original picture was taken down. This one is close to the original.
Kinda fun to play with for a bit.
. . . will draw you a map of just the roads in any city around the world.