Home for the Holidays [video]

Home for the Holidays [video]

Great skit by SNL about the luxuries of going home for the holidays this week: Found courtesy my friend Kacy Fortner on the book of face. Does that video hit a little too close to home for you? Then this nice post on Lifehacker offers 10 ways to survive going home for the holidays. Very nifty.

Carolina Tiger Rescue

Carolina Tiger Rescue

I just started volunteering at the Carolina Tiger Rescue over the past few weeks. After my first real shift this previous weekend, I took a few videos: For more, check out my pictures on Facebook. I’m currently enrolled to be an office volunteer for three months until I can become an assistant tour guide, then … Continue reading

Urine-Powered Generator

Urine-Powered Generator

“We’ve all heard the expression “haste makes waste,” but how about waste making energy? At the fourth annual Maker Faire Africa in Lagos, Nigeria, a quartet of teenage girls ages 14 through 15 have created a urine-powered generator. This eco-friendly energy source cranks out six hours of electricity for every liter of human bodily fluid … Continue reading

Great Bloopers [video]

Great Bloopers [video]

Happy Monday! I love bloopers… And I saw this one recently via Reddit…it was titled “Whenever I have a bad day, this video cheers me up.” So here are a few more that I think are just so, so great:  

The Girl Effect [video]

The Girl Effect [video]

If you’ve never seen or heard of the Girl Effect, just do me a favor and shut up and watch these videos right now, please: Thanks! :)

Bouncing Cameras for Rescue Teams [video]

Bouncing Cameras for Rescue Teams [video]

“As the founders of Bounce Imaging, Aguilar and Young are developing spherical, camera-laden gadgets that can be tossed into dangerous places—such as the rubble of a building leveled by an earthquake—and then wirelessly relay 360-degree panoramic images of the scene back to a tablet or smartphone. …Young, who previously served in the Army in Iraq … Continue reading

Go Vote Today

Go Vote Today

If you are the least bit tempted to go vote today (and you’re a US citizen), please go do so. I know of several highly intelligent people who choose not to vote and that’s their choice. But if you’re on the fence…then maybe this post will help push you off that fence and into action. … Continue reading