Warren Zevon Was Right

    13 Oct 2014

    “Thermoelectric materials, which convert heat into electricity, have been around for decades, but they have always been too expensive to use outside extreme situations—in spacecraft, for example.”

    13 Oct 2014

    “One of the reasons for Winston’s decline is possible rule changes that would dock teams draft picks for off-field transgressions, Glazer reports.”

    13 Oct 2014

    emergentfutures:

An Industrial-Size Generator That Runs on Waste Heat, Using No Fuel

Startup Alphabet Energy has its first product: what it says is the world’s largest thermoelectric generator.

Full Story: Technology Review

    emergentfutures:

    An Industrial-Size Generator That Runs on Waste Heat, Using No Fuel

    Startup Alphabet Energy has its first product: what it says is the world’s largest thermoelectric generator.

    Full Story: Technology Review

    12 Oct 2014

    “While officials in Dallas scrambled to calm public hysteria over news of the first Ebola transmission on U.S. soil, Barack Obama hit the links for his 200th golf game as president.”

    Dallas confirms second Ebola victim, so where’s Obama? Hitting the links for his 200th golf game as president | Daily Mail Online

    "The president embarked on his leisurely outing to Virginia after taking a a few moments to speak with Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell for an update on the worsening situation in Dallas."

    12 Oct 2014

    flowisaconstruct:

wilwheaton:

brucesterling:

*Well, if you amend that to “clutching the Old Testament and consulting the Koch Brothers,” it’s pretty spot-on, Carl

The scary thing is, Carl Sagan predicted this *decades* ago.

BAMBAMBAM!

    flowisaconstruct:

    wilwheaton:

    brucesterling:

    *Well, if you amend that to “clutching the Old Testament and consulting the Koch Brothers,” it’s pretty spot-on, Carl

    The scary thing is, Carl Sagan predicted this *decades* ago.

    BAMBAMBAM!

    11 Oct 2014

    flowisaconstruct:

I worked for a guy who had this mindset back in the day.

    flowisaconstruct:

    I worked for a guy who had this mindset back in the day.

    (Source: memewhore)

    11 Oct 2014

    (Source: earth2network)

    9 Oct 2014

    pebbleboi:

    No Surprises // Radiohead

    Play count: 3,077

    9 Oct 2014

    simplelifecreations:

    Hawk Attacks Quadcopter!

    8 Oct 2014

    flowisaconstruct:

youngblackandvegan:

micdotcom:

A university president just gave up a lot of his salary to raise his school’s minimum wage

In some pretty awesome and uplifting news, Kentucky State University’s interim president Raymond Burse has given up more than $90,000 of his nearly $350,000 salary to help raise university workers’ minimum wage to $10.25 an hour.
"This is not a publicity stunt"


Black male excellence

I love seeing this. If only more people in executive positions would take his lead.

    flowisaconstruct:

    youngblackandvegan:

    micdotcom:

    A university president just gave up a lot of his salary to raise his school’s minimum wage

    In some pretty awesome and uplifting news, Kentucky State University’s interim president Raymond Burse has given up more than $90,000 of his nearly $350,000 salary to help raise university workers’ minimum wage to $10.25 an hour.

    "This is not a publicity stunt"

    Black male excellence

    I love seeing this. If only more people in executive positions would take his lead.