Monday, February 8, 2010

Year of the Tiger

New Year starts February 14th... Happy Year of the Tiger!!

U.S. always spends more than it makes

Yes the U.S.A has borrowed its way to "superpowerhood", not achieved it from hard work and talent as the population likes to believe. The U.S has only had 8 years since 1930 where they have not borrowed ridiculous amounts of money to finance their unsustainable "growth".

How generous (!?)

apparently quite serious, and spotted in San Francisco->

Taxidermy Fashion

Apparently a popular trend is in taxidermy fashion. According to the Globe and Mail:
It started with mink stoles and snout-to-tail cuisine. Now hipsters are going whole hog, donning road kill as accessories and cow hooves on their feet. But is the phenomenon a real artistic movement – or just plain beastly?
The toyzone has a list of their top 10 taxidermy fashion favs... mine is the dead rat purse.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Tetris changes the brain

A study in the journal BMC research notes, found that MRIs of brains showed that tetris increases the density of connections in the visuospatial working memory area of the brain's cortex.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Environmentally risky seafood list

Here is a list of environmentally responsible and environmentally damaging seafood choices.