I Follow Canada

November 26, 2014

I mean, seriously, is the best first tweet ever. From an actual country? Do other entire countries actually tweet?


Turkey Doesn’t Make You Sleepy

November 26, 2014

Courtesy Healthcare Triage..

Happy Thanksgiving.


Earnings Missed Estimates

November 21, 2014

This is a funny article about crazy things people in the finance world say.

Earnings don’t miss estimates; estimates miss earnings. No one ever says “the weather missed estimates.” They blame the weatherman for getting it wrong. Finance is the only industry where people blame their poor forecasting skills on reality.

And the next one:

Earnings met expectations, but analysts were looking for a beat.

If you’re expecting earnings to beat expectations, you don’t know what the word “expectations” means.


Auto-Awesome

November 16, 2014

I just discovered that Google+ will not only automatically backup your phone photos, but it will try to enhance them and put them together into Stories. In a burst of modesty, Google calls this “Auto-Awesome”.

It is pretty interesting. Everything below was 100% produced automatically from my phone photos.

Our recent trip to Italy for a wedding produced this story:

It took a Cape Cod sunset and produced this:

This was from an apple picking trip:

And it created this GIF automatically:


Heavy as a Feather

November 15, 2014

With a subtitle of “Galileo was right”


Florida Shopper Videotaped Putting Chainsaw in Pants

November 12, 2014

A headline writer’s dream…


Landing on a Comet

November 12, 2014

317 million miles away. Seriously, this is an insanely cool accomplishment. We landed a robot on a comet the size of Central Park (a big park, a very small space object)

Enjoy the moment. Science is cool.