Tag Archives: cool

100 Years of Style

Here’s another of those popular “Take yourself through time” videos – this one focused on fashion as much as music or dance or whatever…

Friday Fun Link – The World’s Most Contagious MythConceptions

These are 52 wildly held beliefs that also happen to be completely wrong. How many did you think were true?  (I’ll admit that I thought about a dozen of these were true – I’m just not going to admit which ones!)

We Live On An Amazing Planet

Yes, we do.

The Next Five Years of Superhero Movies

This infographic excites me greatly…

Friday Fun Link – Do Not Touch

This site is pretty cool – a band created a crowdsourced music video comprised of people who visited their site following the instructions on screen.  Try it yourself!

Percentage of US Workers Who Are Male/Female By Occupation

Ranging anywhere from kindergarten teacher (97.7% female) to boilermakers (99.8% male), this chart has lots of information that probably confirms what you already know but also provides an interesting overview of gender roles in the workplace. Librarians come in at 18% male/82% female right between “social worker” and “general office clerk” whereas for Shea (and my […]

“I thought that music mattered. But does it bollocks? Not compared to how people matter.”

Here’s a great scene from the highly underrated British movie, “Brassed Off” which I re-watched this afternoon. (Bonus points for this speech also providing a sample for the song “Tubthumping” by anarcho-punk collective, Chumbawamba) This band behind me’ll tell you that that trophy means more to me than owt else in the whole world. But […]

Friday Fun Link – How Would Steve Jobs Sell You A Pen?

“Sell me this pen.” An old business school cliche, recently brought to attention again in the movie, “The Wolf of Wall Street” gets a fictional Steve Jobs spin.

Random Thoughts on #Apple’s Big Event Yesterday

Shea was home and planning to watch the livestream of the event but it was so crappy, we ended up having a nice family evening of watching the archive of the event after the kids went to bed.  Here’s some random thoughts (or if you want a more humourous take)… The reason she’s so pumped […]

Friday Fun Link – All The Cool Kids Hang Out at the Library

More on how the earliest recorded signature of Elvis Presley was discovered.