I saw this video the other day of a man and child playing "analog Tetris" and I wondered where the board came from. A search revealed other versions but not this particular one. It was only today that I realized that it's cardboard and probably homemade. THEN I came across THIS video that explains it ALL.
A father from central China's Henan province makes toys for his five-year-old daughter using low-cost materials, such as cardboard. He hopes parents can spend more time with their children and encourage them to use screens less.
Rolling blackouts may be returning to California as an intense heat wave creates surging demand on electric grid. The California Independent System Operator, which manages most of the grid in the state, declared a statewide emergency late Friday, and said "excessive electricity use" is placing too much demand on power lines. From the San Francisco […]
Today, 236 employees at Pinterest virtually "walked out" to express solidarity with three former colleagues who said they experienced gender and race discrimination at the social media company. From the New York Times: Many of the employees also shared and signed an online petition calling on Ben Silbermann, Pinterest's chief executive and co-founder, to change […]
Yep, that's it. The title of this announcement from the Department of Justice U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Texas is "Drug-Dealing, White Supremacist Stripper Sentenced for Obstruction of Justice." Here is the entire perfect press release from the DoJ: TEXARKANA, Texas – A 28-year-old Dallas, Texas, man has been sentenced for federal […]
Even as the world takes tentative steps toward reopening against the ebbs and flows of COVID-19, movie theaters remain in a netherworld limbo. High-profile film releases continue shuffling as theater chains, studios and filmgoers grapple with the fact that an enclosed theater may not be a safe place to be for some time to come. […]
The year 2020 has basically kicked down that door and dragged us all into the Zoom age, whether we like it or not. And now that we're basically inviting our boss, co-workers and other business associates into our homes via video, we've unwittingly stumbled into all kinds of new potential for embarrassment. Like when you're […]
One million Americans use American Sign Language as their primary means of communication. But as you'd expect, even though ASL is the sixth-most used language in the US, it isn't just any old language like English or Spanish or French. According to Communication Service for the Deaf, 98 percent of Deaf people don't receive education […]