Andy Riley compiled and tabulated a full breakdown of jobs & occupations by the frequency of their mentions in the lyrics of David Bowie, of which the top 5 are excluded in this screenshot of his work. Can you guess them before clicking through?
In addition to all the other turmoil of the year, 2020 also saw an increase in homicides, a number which has otherwise been steadily decreasing for years (although the change is not limited to "Democrat-run cities"). There are a lot of theories for why this may have been the case. Was it because of the… READ THE REST
A large-sample poll from respected pollster Pew Research shows Joe Biden trouncing Donald Trump by more than 10 points. But this is a relatively slim lead compared to other recent polls, says the New York Times' Nate Cohn, such is the dire state of Trump's campaign. If this strikes you as comical or ridiculous, the… READ THE REST
Over 65 years ago the Rand Corporation built an "electronic roulette wheel" to generate random numbers. It recorded the binary numbers, converted them to decimal numbers, and published a book, A Million Random Digits (download a free electronic version) which, according to the book's foreword, has "become a standard reference in engineering and econometrics textbooks… READ THE REST
You've heard for years that you need to be using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) to protect all of your activities online. But while it's become a vital layer of web protection, that doesn't mean it needs to cost you an arm and a leg for that coverage either. In fact, you can take advantage… READ THE REST
It's a sure bet that whenever Apple unveils a new…well, anything, it's going to capture media and audience attention. Hey, it's Apple. It's what they do. That always in the spotlight approach also spills over into Apple's most popular spinoff brands, which now include premium audio makers Beats after their 2019 purchase. But while the… READ THE REST
When you think Apple, it isn't unusual to instinctively think of those high-grade Apple devices like the iPhone, the iPad, the MacBook, and more. But there's a whole range of those lower-tier Apple products that don't often get the same attention as their more expensive brothers and sisters. Where's the love for the AirPods? Or… READ THE REST