Kitchen Tools (by Cool Hunting)
Lightest (by Blink)
When Being Vegetarian Gets in the Way of Family →
by Allegra Ben-Amotz
Apple’s iPad and the Human Costs for Workers in... →
Apple is one of the most admired brands. In a national survey conducted by The New York Times in November, 56 percent of respondents said they couldn’t think of anything negative about Apple. Fourteen percent said the worst thing about the company was that its products were too expensive. Just 2 percent mentioned overseas labor practices. […] “You can either manufacture in comfortable,...
Apple, America and a Squeezed Middle Class: How... →
Another critical advantage for Apple was that China provided engineers at a scale the United States could not match. Apple’s executives had estimated that about 8,700 industrial engineers were needed to oversee and guide the 200,000 assembly-line workers eventually involved in manufacturing iPhones. The company’s analysts had forecast it would take as long as nine months to find that many...
Twitter Reacts to Internet Sensorship (by Andrei Taraschuk)
Defend our freedom to share (or why SOPA is a bad... →
by Clay Shirky
The Art Of The Modern Movie Trailer →
The Summers' Tale →
Nicholas Carr: [… ] this idea that knowledge can be separated from facts - that we can know without knowing - really needs to be challenged before it gains any further currency. It’s wonderful beyond words that we humans can look things up, whether in books or from the web, but that doesn’t mean that the contents of our memory doesn’t matter. Understanding comes from...
Redução da idade penal: ‘pérola’ do popularismo... →
Pedro Montenegro […] o mestre Beccaria, lá no século XVIII escreveu com maestria: Um dos maiores travões aos delitos não é a crueldade das penas, mas a sua infalibilidade (…). A certeza de um castigo, mesmo que moderado, causará sempre uma impressão mais intensa do que o temor de outro mais severo, aliado à esperança de impunidade.
Ricardo Boechat expõe sua opinião sobre o... →
O jornalista desanca todas as partes envolvidas no caso do acampamento sem-teto em São José dos Campos
Steven Soderbergh Talks Retirement, Exhibition and... →
Steven Soderbergh on ticket pricing: Then let me take the opportunity to say that the lack of experimentation regarding ticket pricing is another thing that’s killing the business. This is nuts. There’s got to be some experimentation with this. There’s no analogous situation in any other business to theaters not experimenting with ticket pricing. Why I should be paying as...
Mutant Rights →
What is it like to have an understanding of very... →
You are comfortable with feeling like you have no deep understanding of the problem you are studying. Indeed, when you do have a deep understanding, you have solved the problem and it is time to do something else. This makes the total time you spend in life reveling in your mastery of something quite brief. One of the main skills of research scientists of any type is knowing how to work...
Land Carvings Attest to Amazon’s Lost World →
It’s a girl: The three deadliest words in the... →
by Ram Mashru
Bolívia não se rende à “festifuderia” →
por Altino Machado
Learning To Love, And Be Loved, With Autism →
My Top 50 Favorite Songs of 2011 →
That are actually 100
Maybe 'Superman Returns' Is Better Than We All... →
This is what Madeline did in 2011 →
“I hope this video inspires you to treasure every day you get and find the good, beautiful moments in even the worst days (even if it’s just going for a walk, taking a drive, or spending time with a pet).”