Rube Goldberg machines have always facilitated me. Now Jack Schulze and Timo Arnall have gone and created a video of a Rube Goldberg-like machine but the caveat is that in this one, nothing touches anything else. Enjoy!
Another great explanation of the sub-prime mess that this country finds itself in from XPlane. It makes me grateful that I never fell for the terrible sub-prime mortgages that were being offered so readily when we bought our house.
While I love this country, we have become, over the years, a country of materialism. Spend, spend, spend. And if we can’t afford it? Who cares. Charge it.
I have struggled to gain an understanding of what is going on in the financial markets of the last few week (other then the fact that my bank now has a new owner.)
This morning I found a amazingly simple explanation of the problem from my favorite radio show, Marketplace. Senior Editor Paddy Hirschon explains what it all means in this simple explaination. It reminds me of CommonCraft video shows. Take a look:
This is a wonderful video by of Benjamin Zander at a TED conference. (If you haven’t seen any of the TED videos before, TED is a conference that brings together some of the most inspired speakers for an 18 minute talk.) In this particular video, Mr. Zander talks about how classical music is for EVERYONE and with a little knowledge, everyone can appreciate it.