Posts Tagged ‘Creativity’

April 18th, 2016 - 9:00 am § in America, Misc., Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene, UW

More than just football players

The NCAA must do more to help prepare current and former student athletes for life after sports.  A start would be allowing kids to actually major in subjects they are interested in. In 2002, I received an athletic scholarship, for basketball, from the University of Washington. I attended the schoo[...]

April 1st, 2013 - 10:04 pm § in America

HUMOR: Ultimate Iphone accessory!

• Stainless Steel Bottle Opener • Opens Cans! • Ribbed inner design keeps pressure off phone • Sealed moisture proof case • Outer rubberized coating • Protective, fun and functional case • Thinnest Bottle Opener Case • FREE iPhone App with purchase • Chamfered front edge protects s[...]

March 5th, 2013 - 9:36 am § in America

My wife, the real Barbie Dolls

odd ideas here … are there barbie dolls that look like this in doll size???? Sighhh …   My wife is Barbie, she is the real Barbie, the beautiful Barbie, my Barbies[...]

January 23rd, 2013 - 11:11 am § in America, Science

Sequencing Sasquatch!

Researchers at Oxford University and the Lausanne Museum of Zoology in Switzerland are asking yeti enthusiasts or anyone with samples thought to be from the creature alternatively known as Bigfoot or Sasquatch to share them for DNA analysis as part of the Oxford-Lausanne Collateral Hominid Project, [...]

April 1st, 2012 - 10:00 am § in America

APPLE’s new iBracelet stores info about health, contacts

Apple has today announced release of its much rumored iBracelet.  Going even beyond Apple’s legendary sense of design, the iBracelet is much more than a fashion accessory!   Combining a gold bracelt with Apple’s new “Goldfinger” pointing device,  the iBracelet is the ultim[...]

March 14th, 2012 - 1:00 pm § in America, The Ave Scene

Mulally, the Book

Remember Boeing?  The aircraft company founded in Seattle that moved to Chicago to please McDonald Douglas?  Oh yeh .. after Alan Mulally rebuilt the commercial aircraft division?   What happened to Mulally .. the Seattle guy?[...]

March 13th, 2012 - 9:59 am § in America

Woz Disses the iPAD

Steve Wozniak disses iOS from engadget According to The Daily Beast, the Apple co-founder (and connoisseur of Segways) goes on record as preferring many aspects of Android’s fussier-but-deeper UI to iOS’ one size fits all, simplified approach. Citing improvements in voice command softwar[...]

February 11th, 2012 - 7:48 am § in America, Schools & Colleges, Science

50% Drop In TOP Students Choosing Science and Engineering!

Even greater in number are the undergrad science majors who glimpse their future as a jaded graduate student, and decide that they would be better off in another line of work. People are walking away from science, and taking their future potentially ground-breaking accomplishments with them. Study t[...]

January 24th, 2012 - 10:51 pm § in America, China, Misc.

Apple’s Secret

Kam Wing Chan, UW Professor      Department of Geography Apple, despite its innovative greatness, has a reputation for secrecy. “How the U.S. Lost Out on iPhone Work” (The New York Times, January 22) puts some of its secrets, perhaps dirty ones, out in the open.  In addition to low costs ([...]

December 28th, 2011 - 1:58 pm § in America

Obituary for Big Boy

First Steve Jobs and then Big Boy The BigBoy restaurant chain looks like it will not survive into ought twelve   Sales of the iconic double decker have fallen 70% over the last ten years and 65% of the Big Boy stores have closed. The company’s owner, the Elias Brothers Corporation, declared  [...]