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From Pinterest. I know its says Canadian, but this works for my peeps too. Like the time I took my family to California for Christmas. We rented a convertible. Drove with the top down. All the parka clad Californians thought we were bizarre. Hey, it was 50 degrees! Plenty warm enough.Continue Reading →
Since we take an interested in AI and robotics in this blog, the following church sign seemed a good candidate for Sunday Funnies. The most recent articles on the subjects of AI and “machine learning” seem to be saying the threat of AI is overblown, and is no match for the abstract reasoning prowess of human intelligence. This sign brings us a sobering wake up call.
Sleep apnea can not only cause annoying snoring, but the associated lack of sleep can drive people crazy or even kill them. Treatments often include bulky continuous positive airway pressure devices that pump air into a person’s throat to keep their airway open. But an ancient Australian instrument has turned out to be a much more ...Continue Reading →
Want to sound smarter? Try slipping these words into a casual conversation. From Mental Floss by way of Smithsonian.
From the first person you greet in the morning to that earthy smell that permeates the air after it rains, the English language is full of very specific words. Here are 10 of them.
You know how it smells after it rains? That clean, greenish smell when rain lands on dry ground? That’s petrichor, from the Greek petra (stone) and ichor (the blood of Greek ...Continue Reading →