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The 48 Laws of Power

Every day people try to outdo each other in the military, at the workplace, and at school by showing their “power.” But did you know that there is an actual list of 48 Laws of Power as outlined by Robert Greene and Joost Elffers to help you get ahead? My favorite is law number 15 [...]

The 3-Year Glitch is the New 7-Year Itch

It used to be that couples lose romantic interest in each other after seven years of marriage. Thanks to modern life, however, the “seven-year itch” has been upgraded to the “three-year glitch”: The survey of 2,000 British adults in steady relationships pinpointed the 36-month mark as the time when relationship stress levels peak and points to [...]

Old West Photographs

Photographer John C.H. Grabill took pictures of the American West between 1887 and 1892, and sent 188 of those photographs to the Library of Congress for copyright protection. Those photographs are now in the public domain, and give us a good look at the people and places of the frontier. The Denver Post published a [...]

Link Latte 150

#150 – Week of January 31, 2011 Playing New York Subway Trains – [cool site, w/sound]Google Art Project is On – [awesome resource]Project Space (Paper) Planes – [wow video]Above Southern Afghanistan – [wow photography]Genetic Algorithm Car Evolution – [mostly fails]Ancient Monastery in an Impossible Location – [travel]Colossal Cave City – [awesome art]What Is Reality? BBC Film [...]

Ten Odd and Awesome 2011 Calendars

Calendars are a popular Christmas gift for friends and relatives who already “have everything”, because you need a different calendar every year. And these are certainly different! 1. Toilets of the World The Toilets of the World Wall Calendar might be just the thing to hang in the bathroom. Every month, you’ll get a view of a [...]

Link Latte 143

#143 – Week of October 14, 2010 The Battle of Standing Still, info – [mesmerizing]Pack of Wolves vs. Russian Highway Police, inside – [wow video]The Scotch Tape Apotheosis – [urban art]Russian Floating Nuclear Power Station – [tech]Fantastic MechaniCards – [wow art]Space Tourism: Great Overview – [space travel]China has a Steve Jobs Double! – [not surprising]Great Panoramas [...]

Alone in the Wild: Yukon Survival Saga

“QUANTUM SHOT” #586Link – by A. Abrams Film-maker Ed Wardle’s Trek Across the Canadian Yukon – Follow the Adventure Online! You’ll remember our previous article about survival techniques in the Western wilderness – Man vs. Wild. This time we present another harrowing survival odyssey in the Canadian Yukon (this time in cooperation with the National Geographic Society, [...]