‘The paper that resulted five years later, the abovementioned “Prospect Theory,” not only proved that one of the central premises of economics was seriously flawed—the so-called utility theory, “based on elementary rules (axioms) of rationality”’
The paper that resulted five years later, the abovementioned “Prospect Theory,” not only proved that one of the central premises [...]
Looking for a tear-jerker today? Thai mobile company TrueMove has got you covered with this story of a noodle seller whose generous act toward a young boy with a sick mother brings unexpected rewards 30 years later.
“Used by over 13M people, Hola lets you enjoy any site from any country”
Hola.Org operates a peer-to-peer model with no central server. Your signal to Hulu gets routed through many different client computers in the USA. Those client computers are from people just like you who have Hola software installed. Each client [...]
Cloud Atlas is “an exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.” Six separate stories across time that are connected. I’ve put together [...]
Sound too good to be true? Maybe it is. But I got your attention. And that’s one of the first things you learn in a foundational marketing class. And one of the world’s best business schools — Wharton — offers one of those for free through a MOOC.
A MOOC, you say? Isn’t that a slur? Maybe [...]
1. The Fox (What Does the Fox Say) – 289 Million views
Hats off to the Norwegian comedy duo Ylvis for their music video “The Fox (What Does the Fox Say)”. The brothers are from Bergen. Their catchy phrases are addictive – “Gering-ding-ding-ding-dingeringding!, Chacha-chacha-chacha-chow!, Fraka-kaka-kaka-kaka-kow!, A-hee-ahhe ha-hee!”
German is renowned for its long words. For example:
Which means “Danube steamship company captain.” They just cram all the thoughts together to make a much more convenient word.
Well someone has done a nifty video showing just how Germans go about creating such crazy long words. It’s a fun video, all [...]
Paul Szoldra, a former Marine sergeant, came up with the concept almost by accident. While developing a Web site designed to help veterans succeed in college, he penned a couple of satirical posts that got far more attention than his tips for student vets.
“When I first started it, it gave me a board to [...]
A smartphone application that converts pictures of the user into cute cartoon characters has become a hit overnight in China, with the number of subscribers topping 20 million in the fourth months after its launch.
The application, called MomentCam in English — a phonetic rendering of the Chinese which means “magic manga camera,” rose to [...]
How to make liquid whey and cream cheese too
The overall process is getting the right bacteria to convert milk into whey and cream cheese. Start with unpasteurized milk. Let it sit out until it curdles. Strain the liquid – whey. What remains is cream [...]