Leadership Lessons from General Eisenhower: How to... →
Don’t Confuse Knowledge and Success with Maturity... →
Every kid starts out as a natural-born scientist, and then we beat it out of...– Carl Sagan I’m have hope that physics-major me and my science-teacher wife will raise a herd of little bitty scientists. via luzdebosque (via davereed) I’m pretty sure I have an engineer and a biologist in our home. Not sure about the third one yet, but it’ll probably have something...
Under Asset Forfeiture Law, Wisconsin Cops... →
“When the Brown County, Wis., Drug Task Force arrested her son Joel last February, Beverly Greer started piecing together his bail. She used part of her disability payment and her tax return. Joel Greer’s wife also chipped in, as did his brother and two sisters. On Feb. 29, a judge set Greer’s bail at $7,500, and his mother called the Brown County jail to see where and how she...
The roots of great innovation are never just in the technology itself. They are...– David Brooks, via Brilliant Quotes About Innovation - Business Insider
60 seniors at Kenowa Hills High School in Walker, MI were suspended from the...– Cyclelicious » Students suspended for biking to school So sorry for the inconvenience!
Children are not deceived by fairy-tales; they are often and gravely deceived by...– C. S. Lewis on fantasy vs. fact, a timeless and timely reminder of the role of critical thinking in making sense of the stories we’re told. (via explore-blog)
Reby was driving down Interstate 40, heading west through Putnam County, when he...– Another Highway Robbery | The Agitator (via jeffmiller)
Salvation Army Report Concludes Americans Don't... →
Just like the coffee in my Thermos has no idea how hot it is outside.
Detroit groundskeeper fired after finding loaded... →
davereed: Fired for “possession of a weapon on work property” Outrage, anyone? Pathetic.
Sell-out of the day: Weyland Industries announces... →
davereed: aliensandpredators: Talk about pathetic. You’re grasping at straws, Microsoft. As if there will be anyone still using IE in 2015, let alone 2075… My computer’s IE has only one site in its history: www.mozilla.org Seriously? I think it’s brilliant. It perfectly explains the press release from June 14, 2071: “The Weyland Cybernetics division has announced a limited...
"President Obama’s speech formally declaring that... →
Barack Obama Adds Himself to Every Presidential... →
On Feb. 22, 1924 Calvin Coolidge became the first president to make a public radio address to the American people. President Coolidge later helped create the Federal Radio Commission, which has now evolved to become the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). President Obama became the first president to hold virtual gatherings and town halls using Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, etc. In...
The active life will have little power in it if it is not accompanied by much...– Charles Spurgeon Guilty.
There is no place for the freedom of people in a totally closed cause-and-effect...– Francis Schaeffer (via wisdomfish)
Liberals love to say things like, “We’re just asking everyone to pay their fair...– Thomas Sowell, Forbes, July 1994 (via primal-libertarian) Paying a fair share is a popular quotation of left-leaning Christians, often citing the early church as an example. Yet a very smart friend of mine wisely notes, “Christianity [or even simple generosity] says ‘What’s mine...
UK aid helps to fund forced sterilisation of... →
sds: There are too many paragraphs to quote. This is despicable, yet hardly surprising. Indian philosophy has its own share of the blame, but insofar as the West is involved, we are simply serving up to India the fruit of our post-Christian, secular humanist ideologies of sex, abortion, climate change, and population control. What a toxic cocktail. “With officials and doctors paid a...
Varszegi follows two rules in labor relations: he never hires anyone who worked...– Freakonomics » Why It Pays to Pay Employees More Brilliant.
The Trunk: I Sold My Novel →
jeffmillerwrites: So, the big news: Thomas & Mercer bought The Bubble Gum Thief, and will be publishing it in December. Thomas & Mercer is Amazon’s thriller imprint. In less than a year, it has acquired novels by writers like Barry Eisler, J.A. Konrath, Max Allan Collins, and Neal… Nice work!
I remember coming up to the plate,” said Snow, now a special assistant for...– Bryce Harper knows how to read the unwritten rules – USATODAY.com
The great paradox of life is that those who lose their lives will gain them....– Henri Nouwen (via azspot) Love love love love love Henri Nouwen… Love! (via radicalrevolution)