Thursday, June 26, 2014

Cat Tracking App

Having lost track (temporarily, but agonizingly) of felines in the great outdoors from time to time, I think this looks like a good idea.

Via Cheezburger:

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Sexist Words

Via Neatorama

Mark Brysbaert of the Center for Reading Research conducted a study of the English words most commonly understood specifically be either men or women. Here are the words that men know well that women don't:

codec (88, 48)
solenoid (87, 54)
golem (89, 56)
mach (93, 63)
humvee (88, 58)
claymore (87, 58)
scimitar (86, 58)
kevlar (93, 65)
paladin (93, 66)
bolshevism (85, 60)
biped (86, 61)
dreadnought (90, 66)

And here are the words that women recognize, but men generally don't:

taffeta (48, 87)
tresses (61, 93)
bottlebrush (58, 89)
flouncy (55, 86)
mascarpone (60, 90)
decoupage (56, 86)
progesterone (63, 92)
wisteria (61, 89)
taupe (66, 93)
flouncing (67, 94)
peony (70, 96)
bodice (71, 96)

Friday, June 6, 2014

I Made This Same Decision Once

The decision to do what you love, instead of doing what will make you the most money right now.

This cartoon summarizes it as well as I've ever seen it summarized.

What Would You Do If Money Were No Object?