Louis Freeh's report on child abuse at Penn State confirms the worst: the college's brass, including Joe Paterno, knew about and actively covered up coach Jerry Sandusky's sexual exploitation of children. Paterno, who bullshitted to the end ("Nobody had any inkling", "I never heard of a man rapin' another man"), saw his personal and institutional reputation as the primary victims, a mindset still embodied by countless sports-page headlines: "Paterno's legacy may now be damaged beyond repair", "Paterno's legacy tarnished", Paterno's legacy blah blah blah.
More than 200 runners in last weekend’s big Shenzhen Half Marathon were caught cheating by traffic cameras as they snuck through trees, cutting out up to three kilometers from the course. (I did similar things in high school gym class although my motivation was not the competitive spirit but rather laziness.) Other cheaters in Shenzhen […]
Behold the personification of a ritalin pill and an anxiety attack. Sports Illustrated reports on Gritty, the Philadephia Flyers’ new mascot. Philadelphia Flyers fans were in for a bit of a shock today: the Pennsylvania hockey team unveiled their new official mascot to the public. His name is Gritty. He looks like a rejected Muppet […]
“Creating golf holes with pencils is how I pass the time. Maybe one day I’ll get to play the game I’ve only imagined.” A man who was serving 39 years to life in prison decided to started drawing golf courses. His art was really cool. One thing led to another, and his drawings made their […]
For the true audio enthusiast, there’s a lot of difference between putting on some songs “for background music” and a true listening experience. For the latter, there’s nothing like a pair of sturdy headphones and the powerful speakers that come with them. And the wireless variety doesn’t get much more powerful than the TREBLAB Z2 […]
Digital or analog, there’s a path of least resistance for any project. Finding that path is what the Agile methodology is all about, which is why proficiency in it is a must for any project management position – and the paycheck that comes with it. And the quickest path to learning Agile? The Agile Project […]
Everybody’s flown a paper airplane. But what if you could fly on a paper airplane? Until we invent shrink-ray technology, the PowerUp X FPV Video Paper Airplane Kit will have to do – but it’s as fun as that sounds and more. The original version of this creative toy added drone tech to the old, […]