Friday, September 10, 2010

[NEWS] Forget What You Know About Good Study Habits

Description: Interesting read for all the college and highschool kids out there who study wrong. In this article, you'll learn the myths of good study habits, and what research has shown really works.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

[NEWS] Man stuck in "coma" for 23 years wakes up.. the catch?


New biggest fear 

Here's the article. 

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Physicists explain the science behind the greatest soccer free-kick ever

Description: In 1998, Brazilian footballer / soccer player Roberto Carlos scored a ridiculously bendy free-kick against France. It seemed to be missing the goal until the last second when it took a seemingly impossible swerve at the last second. There's been debates for years about whether it was a fluke, but it's still often regarded as (one of) the greatest free-kicks ever taken.

The video of the seemingly impossible kick is here. (turn volume down)

Anyway, a group of scientists got together and made have gone onto explain the science of that free-kick in an impossibly detailed analysis:

For a summary of this research go here.

Monday, September 6, 2010

Cheat Sheet for any Online Job Application. (The personality questions)

This guy has compiled a big list of these questions and answers. In his explanation he says that this is not a "Complete list" But I have used this for:
Best Buy, Fry's Electronics, Walmart,and Home Depot
And I didn't come across ANY question that wasn't on this list.

What I did to make the whole testing process take about 5 minutes was use keyboard shortcuts.
ctrl+c, ctrl+v, and paste the first few words in the question into the ctrl+f (search) box.

[NEWS] Butts arrested in Boob murder

POTTER TOWNSHIP, CENTRE COUNTY - Police have arrested a third person in connection with the murder of Samuel Boob.

Boob was shot and killed at his home in Potter Township, Centre County, on the morning of August 23rd, 2009.

Kermit Butts, 26, of Madisonburg, is accused of driving the suspected killer to and from the crime scene on the morning of the killing. He was charged with aggravated assault and assisting a murder suspect and placed in the Centre County Prison.

Police believe that Butts drove Ronald Heichel to the Boob home and picked him up later in the day on August 23rd, 2009. Police believe Heichel shot Sam Boob twice with a shotgun and killed him. Heichel was charged with 1st degree murder.

The victim's wife, Mirinda Boob, is accused of working with Heichel to have her husband killed. Police say they have text messages that were sent between her and Heichel, proving that the two were working together to kill Samuel. She has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder.

Saturday, September 4, 2010

The Recipe For Perfect French Fries

Description: So this dude was all like "Damn McDonald's makes some good fries, I wonder how they do it" and he gets all sciency and junk with a batch of frozen McDonald's fries and works his ass off until he figures out what McDonald's does to potatoes and perfects the cooking process.

And now, you can reap the rewards of his research:

The Secret Recipe of McDonald's Fries

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Tweenbots: Because there isn't an "AWW" loud enough

Description: A woman decides that she's going to build little fragile robots that can only move in a straight line and let them loose in a park in New York, just to see how far they'll go. She doesn't expect any of them to survive.

Instead, what happens is complete heart-melting ":3". Watch the video and feel better about humanity.