Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Dave Chapelle's Audition

I'm posting this because I can really relate to the last joke, as I had a similar issue while living in Madison.


[Star Search - David Chappell's (1st)] (Viewer #448,806)

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Wheelchair Dancing - A Form Comes of Age

Dancing is all about grace and beauty of line and motion.

Needing a wheelchair is now no longer an impediment to this:


[A Chair Fit for Dancing] (Viewer #3,205)

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

How to Keep Little Cords From Tangling


[The best way to stop headphone tangles ] (Viewer #310,296)

I already use this on little cords. For anything over about 10 feet, I like the Roadie Wrap

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

I'm Used to Seeing Visuals Like This, Just Not Without Them Being CGI

I can't imagine how much time was spent just sitting around waiting for animals to do something cool. Having owned a cat, I'd say animals do maybe 10 seconds of exciting per day. I can't imagine the macro levels of boredom attained by these film crews.

Fortunately, there's no cutting-room-floor shots in this video


[Planet Earth II: Official Extended Trailer - BBC Earth] (Viewer #3,587,278)

Saturday, October 15, 2016

12 Phrases That Will Make You More Confident

Via Inc.

The more you use these, the better you'll feel.

1. I wouldn't worry about it

2. Go for it.

3. Doing it this way works for me.

4. I understand where you're coming from.

5. Why not me?

6. Anything is possible.

7. I need to say something.

8. I made a mistake.

9. Tell me more.

10. Can you help me?

11. What can I do to help?

12. I'll find an answer.

and - not included on this list - my key to getting issues resolved:

"Who do I need to talk to to solve this problem?"

Lovely phrase. Cuts through stiffnecked bureaucracy like a soldering iron through butter.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016