Weekly digest of things I find interesting, useful, funny, thought provoking or absurd... mixed with some wise ass short observations of my own.
“There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.” ~Peter Drucker
Facts that make you go Whoah
If the sun was a ping pong ball in New York the closest star to it would be a ping pong ball in Atlanta.
The Milky Way Galaxy is so big that if you made a scale model of it the size of the US, you would still need a microscope to see our sun.
Atoms are so small that there are about as many of them in a single grain of salt as there are grains of sand on the entire Earth.
Uncle Ralphie goes deep
“It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude… the voices which we hear in solitude grow faint and inaudible as we enter into the world.”
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
The Wisdom of Norm Peterson - Cheers!
Woody: “Hey Mr. Peterson, Jack Frost nipping at your nose?”
Norm: “Yep, now let’s get Joe Beer nipping at my liver, huh?”
High intelligence comes with the gift of analysis – and not just any kind of analysis, but that deep one, which can connect everything to everything else.
BS Most People Believe
There is a perfect way to parent.
You are responsible for other people’s happiness.
You have no morals and ethics if you aren’t part of some religion.
The population can continue growing exponentially without retribution from our planet.
The way I dress makes a difference in how much respect I have for you.
I like Fast Cars and Vin Diesel
The eighth movie in the Fast and Furious franchise, The Fate of the Furious is out this weekend. Here is an excellent statistical analysis of the first seven movies. Who knew Male Biceps Time peaked in the second movie and Gratuitous Female Rear End time peaked with the fifth?