Category Archives: Misc
A new problem for fracking: Drillers are running out of water – Quartz.
Using Google Chrome, open the ‘Developers Tools’ (Menu Button > Tools > Developer Tools or Shift+Ctrl+I) and open tab ‘Network’. Point your browser to www.youtube.com, play a video and watch the item ’videoplayback’. It shows the hostname the video is … Continue reading
If you ever need screaming kids, go to an airport and find the red-eye flights. That’s where they will be. Update – that one guy who has been wearing the Bluetooth headset for the last two hours – he will … Continue reading
Under his leadership, General Mills had overtaken not just the cereal aisle but other sections of the grocery store. The company’s Yoplait brand had transformed traditional unsweetened breakfast yogurt into a veritable dessert. It now had twice as much sugar … Continue reading
You’ve got Maelstrom – YouTube.
Conditions Allow For More Sustainable-Labeled Seafood : NPR.
The most visible instance of such degradation was the General Motors streetcar scandal: Beginning in the late 1930s, several automobile-related businesses, including GM, Firestone, and Standard Oil, created front companies to purchase and dismantle rail-based transit systems, especially inner city … Continue reading
The Violence of Mexican Drug Cartels – YouTube.
How Tide Detergent Became a Drug Currency — New York Magazine.