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Loving Pablo

New film about Pablo Escobar, but Colombians are asking actor not to play the role with ‘glamour’ so their kids don’t want to repeat the story

Colombian drug war anti-hero Pable Escobar is the subject of a new movie, called “Loving Pablo,” based on a memoir written by a journalist close to the drug…

London teacher shortage

In London, almost 1/2 of new teachers quit in the past 5 years

It’s London’s “teacher crisis.” Over 4 our of 10 London’s new teachers quit within the past 5 years. That’s 11,000 of the 35,000 newly qualified college grads who…

Deborah Tannen Linguistics

The Limitations of Technological Shortcuts, According to Deborah Tannen

Recently, Linguistics professor at Georgetown Deborah Tannen spoke the Aspen summit, and we found her comments interesting and relevant to current culture enough that we had to share…

Good Cheap Fun (Under $20)

For those days when you want to have fun but not spend more than a $20 bill, we’ve made this little list: A piece of cake and a…

COOL&INTERESTING

Peter G. Klein

How Higher Costs Help the Biggest Companies – Peter G. Klein

Does any business like higher costs? Does any company like increased regulations, whether good or bad, which make it more difficult to operate? Does any company want a…

  • Most important economics books, according to Prof. David Gordon
  • What’s good and what’s bad about America right now – Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase
  • British grandfather created an ecosystem in a bottle garden he hasn’t watered in more than 46 years
  • Oldest Living Things on Earth Right Now: Some 42,000 Year Old Worms
  • Mdou Moctar Performing “SONG” Live
  • ARTS&ENTERTAINMENT

    Starlets and Their Early Films

    Gweneth Paltrow in “Hard Eight” in 1996 when she was around about 24. Christina Ricci in “Buffalo 66” in 1998. Liv Tyler in “Empire Records” in 1995 Alicia…

  • I Film de Fernando Di Leo
  • Henri Matisse, Still Life with Goldfish (1912)
  • How Movie Producers Make Money
  • Pemberton Music Festival 2017 Lineup
  • Twin Peaks 2017
  • MUSIC

    A rare track by Daft Punk’s dj has been released

    An unreleased techno track by Daft Punk’s dj, Thomas Bangalter, has been put out, whether you want to call it a leak or a release or what. The…

  • Smashing Pumpkins guitar effects
  • Myd – Muchas
  • Lana Del Rey’s new extended track ‘Venice Bitch’
  • Female Musicians of Note
  • One More Time (Daft Punk) – Sample and Effects
  • HOME&GARDEN

    A Log Bed

    While Sitka Log Homes is best known for their beautiful, artistic work in home building, they don’t just spend their time selling blueprints or building log cabins. Some…

  • Cowboy wok plow disk
  • British grandfather created an ecosystem in a bottle garden he hasn’t watered in more than 46 years
  • How come I never thought of that? Hanging cords and hoses 9 different ways
  • How to Make a Slide-On Wire-Hung Canopy
  • Kitchen Cabinet Hanging Rubbish Bag Holder Garbage Storage Rack Cupboard Hanger
  • VEHICLES

    The simplest camper trailer you can build in your driveway

    The simplest camper trailer you can build in your driveway

    If you’ve ever wanted to build or customize your own camper or trailer but didn’t know where to start, we’ve found the perfect project for you. Compact camping…

  • Super-small rooftop tent
  • A DIY rooftop tent
  • Transwing, Combining the Best of Both Flight Worlds
  • Difference Between a 2-stroke and a 4-stroke Engine
  • An RV Paint Job You Won’t Soon Forget
  • THINGS&STUFF

    Trampoline Tent Cover for Backyard Camping

    One of the best late spring or early summer activities is getting to spend time outdoors. Of course, there are a few downsides, like bugs, but the benefits…

  • Inflatable animals for groups – Huge-size fun!
  • Burned fingers? That’s why they invented these universal clips
  • Native American Blankets are Amazing
  • You can refill the infuser on this water (or tea) pitcher
  • Sofa arm tray tables – The balancing game just got easier
  • OUTDOORS&SURVIVAL

    Trampoline Tent Cover for Backyard Camping

    One of the best late spring or early summer activities is getting to spend time outdoors. Of course, there are a few downsides, like bugs, but the benefits…

  • A Faster Freestyle
  • Camping Recipes You’ll Want To Try And Share
  • 25 Practical Survival Uses For Duct Tape
  • 7 Essential Skills for Staying Alive in the Wild
  • Roman Ridgeline King single Dome Canvas Swag
  • LITERATURE&POETRY

    What makes 'the great novels' great

    What makes ‘the great novels’ great?

    Is there something identifiable that’s common to all ‘the great novels’? Or is there something identifiable that each ‘great novel’ has itself, which other books don’t have. Does…

  • Some Haiku
  • “Isn’t it true however far we’ve wandered” quote – W.H Auden, Letters from Iceland
  • BUSINESS

    How to do Norbert’s Gambit, and Exchange CAD for USD without paying currency exchange

    How to use “Norbert’s Gambit” to exchange Canadian for US funds You will need to already have a Canadian dollar account and a US dollar account in your…

  • How to calculate how much stock you want to buy
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