This Norwegian sailer is one cool dude. While sailing in the Pacific Ocean, he spots what he at first thinks is trash. He wants to clean it up, and then realizes that it's actually sea turtles – four in all – trapped inside of tangled plastic fishing nets. Not only does he calmly untangle and set these creatures free, but some of his commentary is priceless.
Today, Oct 14th, marks the 43rd birthday of "Heroes," David Bowie's 12th studio album and the 2nd of his seismic-shifting "Berlin trilogy" records (preceded by Low, followed by Lodger). Here is a somewhat rare video for the track "Sense of Doubt." Here's producer and long-time Bowie collaborator, Toni Visconti, in the studio breaking down the… READ THE REST
The great Katherine Johnson, one of the legendary African-American mathematicians who were essential to the Apollo 11 moon landing, has died at age 101. You'll recall that Johnson, who worked at NASA's Flight Research Division for more than three decades, was the central character in the film Hidden Figures. From the New York Times: Mrs.… READ THE REST
In this amusing and rather frightening footage, a runaway utility cart turns in circles on the asphalt at Chicago's O'Hare airport, slowly making its way toward a plane at the gate. Workers hover nearby, hoping for an opportunity to leap in and wrest control of the vehicle, but it's whirling too fast and the risk… READ THE REST
If you thought the fear and instability that the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic unleashed on world financial markets would send investors scurrying for the sidelines, think again. In fact, the individual investor has jumped into this new economic landscape with both feet in 2020. Retail investors — everyday, non-professional stock traders — now account… READ THE REST
Fix-it projects don't always fit to your schedule. In fact, it often feels like projects or even emergencies that require your attention often come at the worst possible moments. That's why it feels like every time there's a leaky pipe or a problem underneath a vehicle or a wild animal stuck underneath your house, it… READ THE REST
What's the only thing tougher than deciding to finally get your financial life and monthly budgeting on track and under control? When there are two of you. Making sure to log all of your transactions and be fiscally responsible is often difficult enough, but when you're trying to manage that operation when both you and… READ THE REST