Daniel Levitin's Weaponized Lies: The dangerous rise of pseudo-experts — Quartz People who care about truth and facts are up against a lot of challenges these days, from fake news to filter bubbles. But there’s another big problem we can’t ignore: The rise of the pseudo-experts who dominate our airwaves and social networks, offering opinions on subjects they know little to nothing about. To understand the issue, consider the old toothpaste slogan: “Four out of five dentists recommend Colgate.” If you take this claim at face value, it makes sense. Why not survey dentists about toothpaste? They are, after all, in charge of dental care and your overall oral health. Roof snow rake scooper tool - easy DIY using a 5 gallon bucket, a shower curtain, and a pole - do it yourself Snow roof rake scooper tool I looked for something simple to use for a roof snow rake idea. I searched Google images and YouTube for something that uses a 5 gallon bucket and 2 or 3 10 foot sticks of electrical EMT conduit. There are designs but none that really show how to remove snow from the roof Painlessly and safely from the ground without damaging the roof shingles. The design is simple!
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Silo Andrew Erlick about 1 year ago Jan Habraken, a Product Designer from New York City was the inventor of this product. He came up with this idea about ten years ago when he wanted to design a household product that solved the problem of portion control. This container with portion control built in allows people to easily measure out only the amount of food that they actually need. How much exercise do I really need? Two and half hours a week of moderate intensity exercise is what is recommended by the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Heart Association. Ideally, this means 30 minutes, five times per week, of activities such as jogging, ballroom dancing, biking or swimming. Moderate intensity means you're working in the intermediate zone.
Tips for Making Effective Presentations. 1.Practice your presentation. Yes - in front of a mirror. Do NOT turn your back on your audience and talk to the screen! Get comfortable with your show before you give it. 2.I use one of these Kensington presentation pointers - either the K33374US or the new K72367US. The Cheapskate The Cheapskate Latest News Get notified when an expensive app's price drops Cool Tools Cool Tools Show 189: Jordan Bunker Our guest this week is Jordan Bunker. Jordan is a freelance engineer, designer, artist, and prop-maker based out of Oakland, California. He’s also a former Make: magazine technical editor and BattleBots robot builder. You can find him on Twitter and Instagram at @TensorFlux. Subscribe to the Cool Tools Show on iTunes | RSS | Transcript | Download MP3 | See all the Cool Tools Show posts on a single page
Headphones for Hackers “Even when I'm not listening to music, people don't bother me when I'm wearing them.”- Anonymous Hacker Headphones are ingrained in startup culture. If you visit a startup office, more often than not, it seems like everyone is wearing headphones. The same workplace norm doesn’t appear to exist at law firms, medical practices or anywhere else really. A hacker needs to concentrate without interruption for long periods of time and yet has almost no quiet personal space at work. A pair of headphones is a great solution to the contradiction inherent in this situation.