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?
Picking the "best" Wordle starters is more complex than it seems: obvious letter-frequency plays (STARE, SAUCE, SOARE) may reveal the most letters, they they won't eliminate as many words. Most humans are not so great at brute force calculation, so aligning picks with more comfortable heuristics might be a better strategy. One of the best… READ THE REST
Shark attacks are up by more than 30%, according to reports. Do you think it's because of a resumption of human activity that dipped during the pandemic, or because of the George Floyd protests? Last year, there were 73 unprovoked incidents between sharks and humans, up from just 52 confirmed bites in 2020. It was… READ THE REST
The New York Times, among others, wants us to beleive that America's cops are quitting their cushy, safe, six-figure jobs because morale is low. But labor data shows otherwise, with only 1% leaving their jobs in the last year, far lower than almost every other profession. According to federal data, those worries are unfounded. Last… READ THE REST
Whether you work long hours every day or have more free time than usual, taking time to focus on yourself is imperative to your everyday happiness. Even if it's just managing your time more efficiently, taking steps to ease daily tasks can make a world of difference in your life. With the programs included in this… READ THE REST
Getting back into the groove of learning can be challenging, especially if it's been a while since you were in school. Hell, it can be challenging even if you're still in school. And with new versions of essential software coming out every few years, like the Microsoft Office Suite, it gets even more difficult to stay… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. If you're trying to better yourself, finding out where to start can feel challenging. But having a mentor can be incredibly helpful, especially if you want to advance in your career or… READ THE REST