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So, you see a science story on FOX News and another on PBS. Which one should you trust. Compare the credentials of their reporters. Here’s a sample from the article.
A lot of food gets wasted unnecessarily because the best before dates on packages are usually very conservative. Here’s a site that will tell you how long you can safely use almost any food. The information includes whether the packaging has been opened or not and whether the food has been kept refrigerated or frozen.
We are a group of contributors from the kitchen and classroom communities who set out to answer the question, “How long does food really last?”. From the best ingredients to the ordinary, we provide you with a diverse (more)
Having the budget to buy new technology isn’t the same as having a content strategy. Case in point: the US government has spent billions on electronic medical record (EMR) systems that can’t communicate with each other. The American taxpayer has … Continue reading →
I realized the other day that I have given my “Women in Tech: Be That Light” presentation a half a dozen times in the last year. One question that I still want a great answer for is when a man in the audience asks, “What can I do to make it better? How can I be that light?” I have ideas from my own experiences, and also point to the training courses and Ally Skills workshops offered by the Ada Initiative.
In photography, one of the things that separates great photographers from the merely good is their eye for composition. It’s something that you know when you see it, even if you can’t explain what makes it work. Some people have a natural talent for composition, others have to learn it. There are guidelines and tips that you can follow that will help to improve the composition of your photos (or your art, if you are an artist). I’ve seen many articles about composition and The 12 ultim (more)
In 5 Powerful Shifts Transforming American Society into an Unrecognizable and Frightening Future, Tom Engelhardt points out five trends that are transforming American society into something that’s really unrecognizable to someone who grew up in the 1950s and 60s. The changes are profound and the article does a good job of explaining both their causes and their results. And our Fearless Leader in Ottawa seems to be pushing Canada he (more)
Warning: spoilers ahead.
I liked Interstellar a lot, but the ending didn’t mesh well with the scientific realism of the rest of the movie. It turns out that the ending came from director Chris Nolan, and the original ending, written by his brother and co-writer, Jonathan Nolan, was more realistic and considerably darker. I think I would have preferred it, but I’m not very representative of mainstream audience tastes.
At the end of the film [SPOILERS], we see Matthew McCo (more)