Showing posts with label World. Show all posts
Showing posts with label World. Show all posts

Friday, September 2, 2016

Almost Free Shipping

You can ship a lot of Baofengs for $600...

Saturday, August 20, 2016


I'm not traveling internationally much at all anymore, but the GlocalMe device/service would have been really handy.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016


With apologies to Chicago...
"Does anybody really know what time it is
Does anybody really care
If so I can't imagine why
We've all got time enough to cry"
A plan to eliminate time zones.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Zhem's Fighin Words

I'm too old for this:
“You can always politely ask,” she wrote. “’Oh, nice to meet you (insert name). What pronouns should I use?’ is a perfectly fine question to ask.”

Monday, July 6, 2015

Congrats to the USWNT!

A very surprising match... I was expecting a very close game, not:

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Saturday, January 11, 2014

My World Has Been Turned Upside Down

Via 40 maps that will help you make sense of the world. Also from that page, it appears that some countries are too busy drinking spirits to drink coffee.

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Changing World

For Women Under 30, Most Births Occur Outside Marriage:
"One group still largely resists the trend: college graduates, who overwhelmingly marry before having children. That is turning family structure into a new class divide, with the economic and social rewards of marriage increasingly reserved for people with the most education."
The drivers for skipping marriage... Selfishness? Independence? I'm not a proponent of loveless marriages, but this is still disturbing to me.