Archive for December, 2011

Insight and Even more Brilliance, Part 4

Friday, December 30th, 2011

“The Young oust the Doc” is next. I already discussed this. One thing I didn’t mention, however, is that they said several times that Doc was sick. The money was a bigger issue, but the first thing they mentioned when discussing voting out Doc was that he was sick. This is the first time I’ve heard this. I wonder if he was really sick or just something they grabbed onto to justify voting him out. (more…)

Insight and Even more Brilliance, Part 3

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

“What do I think? I am excited!”

I am not making this up. We had a group of multi-million-dollar company top level executives talking to a bunch of geeky engineers like they were at a sales force rally.

The person next to me leaned over and whispered, “If they say excited one more time, I’m going to get really concerned for my job.” (more…)

Birth Control Pills Don’t Increase Risk of Heart Attack for Non-Smokers

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

Women who currently take or have taken oral contraceptives (OCs) are no more likely to have a heart attack than women who do not take them, according to a study appearing in the April 23 issue of the journal Archives of Internal Medicine.


Insight and Even more Brilliance, Part 2

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Tom and Lex were discussing being woken up in the middle of the night to the lions (this conversation I am not making up):

Tom: I’m not sure what I was thinkin’, but I’m pretty sure the first thing I felt was fear.
Lex: Well, I know when I got woken up out of a dead sleep it was definitely fear.
Tom: But after I got done hugging Ethan, I settled down, then we cuddled back up.
Lex: I could hear you two like girls…
Tom: I called him Jessie! I don’t know why. ::laughter:: And then, my fingers got stuck in that curly hair and I knew it wasn’t Jess and said, “Uh oh, excuse me!” (more…)

Popularity of on-line video increases

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

The idea of convergence, the marriage of new and old forms of broadcasting, is becoming real in one area — on-line video. We are seeing a furious pace of development, in technology and the number of people who have the high-speed connectivity that permits on-line viewing.


Insight and Even more Brilliance, Part 1

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

This is the section where new articles and such shall reside

On the first clip, Ethan, Mamma Kim, and Tom were discussing all the animals they heard the night before, the lions pacing around, breathing, “I heard hyenas howling, zebras, and I think I even heard an elephant.” (more…)