Of all the things Trump has done, perhaps this was the high point of his presidency. There he is, delighted with himself, able to “realize the fever dream of a ketchup-addicted 9-year-old”. Nothing wrong as such with enjoying your inner child, but when that’s the peak of a 4 year reign of one of the […]
“Warning, this video may contain strong sexual content” In other words, “Warning, this video may contain Marilyn Manson being Marilyn Manson.” Some of the comments are great.
Found this ages ago and remembered it the other day when listening to Queens of the Stone Age. Delilah is written all over both of these 😉
Surprise: Playing video games can be good for your mental health, a study from Oxford University has suggested, following a breakthrough collaboration in which academics at the university worked with actual gameplay data for the first time. The study, which focused on players of Nintendo’s springtime craze Animal Crossing, as well as EA’s shooter Plants vs. […]
Therapists might disagree about the benefits of a particular aspect of this therapy versus a particular aspect of that therapy. But the core principle of every program — including the one that was used with me […] — is to engage with the kid one-on-one for hours every day, twenty to forty hours per week. […]
Through not observing what is in the mind of another a man has seldom been seen to be unhappy; but those who do not observe the movements of their own minds must of necessity be unhappy. – Marcus Aurelius, Meditations
Got a friendly update from An Post (who I use for addresspal deliveries from the UK): Ah, time to look at alternatives to buying things from England I guess. I am reminded by all this about how ‘progress’ isn’t always in one direction, it’s redefinable and life really is characterised by change rather than progress.
This is a cool project to do when the kids are a bit older: The resolution of a telescope’s images depends both on the wavelength at which it operates and on the diameter of its dish. The longer the wavelength, the worse the resolution; and the larger the diameter, the better the resolution. Radio waves […]
“Democracy is not something you believe in or a place you hang your hat, but it’s something you do. You participate. If you stop doing it, democracy crumbles.” – Abbie Hoffman